Veldanda Mandal, with population of about 46 thousand is Nagarkurnool district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Nagarkurnool district of the state Telangana in India. There are 19 villages in the sub district, among them Cherkur is the most populous village with population of 5810 and Koneduvada is the least populous village with population of 482. Cherkur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 38 km2 and Lingareddipalle is the smallest with 2 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 46 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (51%) are male and about 23 thousand (49%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 24% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Veldanda mandal is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Veldanda mandal live in the Veldanda Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Veldanda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 46,006 24,859 10,172 10,975 5,637
Male 23,276 12,483 5,113 5,680 2,949
Female 22,730 12,376 5,059 5,295 2,688

Most populated Villages in Veldanda

Villages
Name Population
Cherkur 5810
Veldanda 5697
Kuppagandla 3785
Jupalle 3664
Pothepalle 3126
Kotra 2693
Chedurvalli 2648
Rachur 2615
Bollampalle 2318
Tandra 2293

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 977 in Muslims are 969.

Religion wise population 2011 - Veldanda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 46,006 44,366 1,510 69 2 2 12 0 45
Male 23,276 22,442 767 37 2 1 6 0 21
Female 22,730 21,924 743 32 0 1 6 0 24

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 41 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.6% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 12.9%. General caste population has increased by 2.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 40.5% and child population has decreased by -9.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Veldanda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.8% 2.4% 16.9% 40.5% -9.3%
Male 12.9% 2.3% 16.4% 41.2% -5.4%
Female 12.6% 2.5% 17.4% 39.7% -13.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 989 and in schedule tribe is 932. There are 911 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 82 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Veldanda

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 1 7 -10 -82
2011 977 991 989 932 911
2001 979 990 982 942 993

Villages with highest sex ratio in Veldanda

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Seriappareddipalle 1063
Veldanda 1032
Gokaram 1023
Kotra 1017
Tandra 1010
Kuppagandla 995
Bhairpur 986
Rachur 975
Bollampalle 971
Jupalle 968

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 7533 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Veldanda is 50%. 61% of male and 38% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Veldanda

Total Male Female
Change 9.3% 7.8% 10.9%
2011 49.6% 61.4% 37.6%
2001 40.3% 53.6% 26.7%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Veldanda

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Lingareddipalle 66
Peddapur 58
Veldanda 58
Rachur 55
Gundal 54
Bollampalle 52
Yerravalli 52
Tandra 51
Cherkur 47
Ajilapur 47

Workers profile

Veldanda has 56% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 54% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 48% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Veldanda

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 56.4% 51.3% 5.1% 43.6%
Male 58.7% 54.7% 4% 41.3%
Female 54% 47.7% 6.3% 46%

Biggest Villages in Veldanda

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Cherkur 37.6
Jupalle 33.7
Veldanda 30.9
Kotra 29.4
Tandra 20.2
Gokaram 20.1
Kuppagandla 18.2
Chedurvalli 16.8
Peddapur 16
Rachur 15.4