Kurnool Mandal, with population of about 4.1 lakh is Kurnool district's the most populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 18 villages in the sub district, among them Gargeyapuram is the most populous village with population of 7561 and Pudur is the least populous village with population of 1103. Ulchala is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 41 km2 and Noothanapalle is the smallest with 6 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Kurnool Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Kurnool Municipal Corporation; and Mamidalapadu Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4.1 lakh people, among them about 2 lakh (50%) are male and about 2 lakh (50%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kurnool mandal is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 89 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 83% (about 3.4 lakh) live in Kurnool Sub District urban part and 17% (about 67 thousand) population live in the Kurnool Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kurnool

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 406,797 327,947 75,345 3,505 46,840
Male 203,227 164,715 36,809 1,703 24,207
Female 203,570 163,232 38,536 1,802 22,633

Most populated Villages and Cities in Kurnool

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Gargeyapuram 7561 Kurnool 312835
Rudravaram 7150 Kurnool 296097
E.Thandrapadu 6698 Mamidalapadu 26694
Ulchala 6610
Panchalingala 5489
Gondiparla 4566
R.Kanthalapadu 4464
Remata 4188
G.Singavaram 3352
Munagalapadu 3275

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 67% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 30% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1004 in Muslims are 981 and in Christians are 1087.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kurnool

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 406,797 271,044 123,159 8,604 217 45 1,054 110 2,564
Male 203,227 135,274 62,175 4,122 112 31 561 55 897
Female 203,570 135,770 60,984 4,482 105 14 493 55 1,667

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 218.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 225.7% which is 14.5% higher than male population growth rate of 211.2%. General caste population has increased by 216.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 237.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 101.4% and child population has increased by 168% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 218.3% 216.1% 237.8% 101.4% 168%
Male 211.2% 210.6% 222.9% 97.1% 170.4%
Female 225.7% 221.8% 253.4% 105.7% 165.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1002 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 1047 and in schedule tribe is 1058. There are 935 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 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total General SC ST Child
Change 45 35 91 44 -18
2011 1002 991 1047 1058 935
2001 957 956 956 1014 953

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kurnool

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Nidzur 1039 Kurnool 1019
Edurur 1026 Kurnool 1010
Sunkesula 1016 Mamidalapadu 983
Diguvapadu 1001
Pudur 995
Gargeyapuram 991
Panchalingala 982
Gondiparla 981
Munagalapadu 960
Rudravaram 956

Literacy

Total about 2.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kurnool is 74%. 80% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total Male Female
Change 9.5% 5.3% 14.3%
2011 73.9% 80.3% 67.6%
2001 64.4% 75% 53.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kurnool

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Diguvapadu 73 Kurnool 77
Munagalapadu 66 Kurnool 77
Gargeyapuram 65 Mamidalapadu 76
Gondiparla 65
Noothanapalle 64
Devamada 64
Rudravaram 63
E.Thandrapadu 62
Nidzur 60
G.Singavaram 59

Workers profile

Kurnool has 39% (about 1.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 25% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kurnool

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.3% 35.3% 4% 60.7%
Male 53.4% 49.3% 4% 46.6%
Female 25.3% 21.3% 4% 74.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kurnool

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Ulchala 41.3 Mamidalapadu 9.2
Gargeyapuram 31.6
Remata 28.6
Rudravaram 26.3
Pudur 22.2
Basavapuram 17.6
Panchalingala 17.4
G.Singavaram 15.8
R.Kanthalapadu 15.7
Nidzur 12.2