Papampeta Census Town, with population of about 14 thousand is Anantapur sub district's the least populous census town located in Anantapur sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Papampeta census town is 4 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3664 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Papampeta Ward No 01 and the population of Papampeta Ward No 01 is about 14 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Anantapur which is 1 km far from here. Anantapur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 1 km. District head quarter of the census town is Anantapur which is 1 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 355 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 579.08 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20.15°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 7002 (51%) are male and 6848 (49%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Papampeta census town is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3391 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Papampeta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,850 12,423 902 525 1,489
Male 7,002 6,283 455 264 782
Female 6,848 6,140 447 261 707

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 20% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 974 in Muslims are 988.

Religion wise population 2011 - Papampeta

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 13,850 10,947 2,750 126 3 5 9 5 5
Male 7,002 5,545 1,383 60 2 3 5 2 2
Female 6,848 5,402 1,367 66 1 2 4 3 3

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 51.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9155. Female population growth rate of the census town is 53.5% which is 4.3% higher than male population growth rate of 49.2%. General caste population has increased by 46.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 68.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 257.1% and child population has increased by 29.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Papampeta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51.3% 46.6% 68.3% 257.1% 29.7%
Male 49.2% 44.3% 71.1% 256.8% 29.9%
Female 53.5% 49.1% 65.6% 257.5% 29.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 977, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 989. There are 904 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Papampeta

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 31 -33 3 -3
2011 978 977 982 989 904
2001 950 946 1015 986 907

Literacy

Total 9577 people in the census town are literate, among them 5303 are male and 4274 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Papampeta is 77%. 85% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Papampeta

Total Male Female
Change 10.0% 7.3% 13.2%
2011 77.5% 85.3% 69.6%
2001 67.5% 78% 56.4%

Workers profile

Papampeta has 37% (5141) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 19% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Papampeta

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.1% 33.7% 3.4% 62.9%
Male 55.3% 52.3% 3% 44.7%
Female 18.5% 14.7% 3.9% 81.5%