Guntur Mandal, with population of about 7.8 lakh is Guntur district's the most populous sub district, located in Guntur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 11 villages in the sub district, among them Ankireddipalem (R) is the most populous village with population of about 22 thousand and China Palakaluru is the least populous village with population of 4488. Guntur (R) is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 35 km2 and Jonnalagadda is the smallest with 9 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Guntur Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; and Guntur Municipal Corporation.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 7.8 lakh people, among them about 3.9 lakh (50%) are male and about 3.9 lakh (50%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Guntur mandal is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 86% (about 6.7 lakh) live in Guntur Sub District urban part and 14% (about 1.1 lakh) population live in the Guntur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Guntur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 779,289 665,654 95,848 17,787 77,189
Male 389,582 333,595 47,014 8,973 39,616
Female 389,707 332,059 48,834 8,814 37,573

Most populated Villages and Cities in Guntur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Ankireddipalem (R) 22256 Guntur 670073
Gorantla 19711 Guntur 647508
Peda Palakaluru 13989
Nallapadu (R) 9820
Guntur (R) 8369
Etukur 7240
Chowdavaram 6939
Pothur 6598
Budampadu 4959
Jonnalagadda 4847

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 999 in Muslims are 992 and in Christians are 1093.

Religion wise population 2011 - Guntur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 779,289 623,562 126,797 23,100 235 67 2,328 102 3,098
Male 389,582 311,990 63,641 11,035 129 33 1,190 60 1,504
Female 389,707 311,572 63,156 12,065 106 34 1,138 42 1,594

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 29.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 30% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 29.1%. General caste population has increased by 26.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 48.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 76.6% and child population has increased by 13% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Guntur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29.5% 26.3% 48.6% 76.6% 13%
Male 29.1% 26.3% 44.8% 76.8% 13.7%
Female 30% 26.4% 52.4% 76.4% 12.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1000 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 995, in schedule caste is 1039 and in schedule tribe is 982. There are 948 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 increased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Guntur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 0 52 -2 -13
2011 1000 995 1039 982 948
2001 993 995 987 984 961

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Guntur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Etukur 1010 Guntur 1022
Chowdavaram 1005 Guntur 1019
Jonnalagadda 1003
Guntur (R) 1000
Pothur 999
Budampadu 997
China Palakaluru 977
Ankireddipalem (R) 941
Nallapadu (R) 878
Gorantla 711

Literacy

Total about 5.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 3 lakh are male and about 2.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Guntur is 79%. 84% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Guntur

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 4.1% 6.8%
2011 78.8% 84.5% 73.2%
2001 73.4% 80.4% 66.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Guntur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Gorantla 80 Guntur 80
Etukur 74 Guntur 80
Nallapadu (R) 73
Ankireddipalem (R) 72
Budampadu 70
Peda Palakaluru 70
Guntur (R) 69
Jonnalagadda 66
Chowdavaram 65
Pothur 64

Workers profile

Guntur has 39% (about 3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 21% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Guntur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.8% 35.3% 3.5% 61.2%
Male 56.3% 53% 3.3% 43.7%
Female 21.3% 17.7% 3.6% 78.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Guntur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Guntur (R) 34.8 Guntur 45.8
Ankireddipalem (R) 24.2 Guntur 45.8
Peda Palakaluru 17.8
Nallapadu (R) 16.4
Gorantla 14.2
Chowdavaram 14.2
Pothur 14
Etukur 11.9
China Palakaluru 10.4
Budampadu 10.2