Orvakal Mandal, with population of about 58 thousand is Kurnool district's the 24th most populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 20 villages in the sub district, among them Nannur is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Bodduvanipalle is the least populous village with population of 890. Nannur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 43 km2 and N.Konthalapadu is the smallest with 6 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 58 thousand people, among them about 30 thousand (51%) are male and about 29 thousand (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Orvakal mandal is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Orvakal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 58,437 45,148 12,028 1,261 6,835
Male 29,689 22,886 6,141 662 3,555
Female 28,748 22,262 5,887 599 3,280

Most populated Villages in Orvakal

Villages
Name Population
Nannur 10932
Husainapuram 5456
Kalva 5123
Orvakal 4869
Uyyalawada 4162
Loddipalle 3456
Uppalapadu 2799
Puricherla 2576
Kannamadakala 2376
Sakunala 2253

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 963 in Muslims are 985.

Religion wise population 2011 - Orvakal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 58,437 48,362 9,693 204 2 1 9 5 161
Male 29,689 24,637 4,883 87 0 1 5 2 74
Female 28,748 23,725 4,810 117 2 0 4 3 87

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 50 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.6% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 15.3%. General caste population has increased by 17.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.4% and child population has decreased by -5.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Orvakal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.4% 17.5% 12.8% 14.4% -5.8%
Male 15.3% 16.6% 10.5% 14.7% -5.5%
Female 17.6% 18.3% 15.3% 14.1% -6.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 973, in schedule caste is 959 and in schedule tribe is 905. There are 923 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Orvakal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 14 41 -5 -6
2011 968 973 959 905 923
2001 949 959 918 910 929

Villages with highest sex ratio in Orvakal

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Puricherla 1033
Loddipalle 1015
Orvakal 1010
Uyyalawada 1010
Palakolanu 1008
Uppalapadu 1004
Sakunala 999
Husainapuram 993
Brahmanapalle 979
Nannur 975

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Orvakal is 62%. 73% of male and 51% 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 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Orvakal

Total Male Female
Change 10.0% 7.3% 13.2%
2011 62.2% 73% 51.1%
2001 52.2% 65.7% 37.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Orvakal

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Orvakal 70
Nannur 70
Guttapadu 67
Palakolanu 64
Kalva 62
Sakunala 62
Kethavaram 60
N.Konthalapadu 60
Uppalapadu 60
Thippayapalle 59

Workers profile

Orvakal has 52% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 48% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 44% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Orvakal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.3% 49% 3.4% 47.7%
Male 56.7% 54.1% 2.6% 43.3%
Female 47.8% 43.6% 4.2% 52.2%

Biggest Villages in Orvakal

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Nannur 42.7
Orvakal 27.7
Kalva 26.9
Sakunala 26.7
Meedivemula 26.1
Uyyalawada 25.8
Puricherla 19
Komarolu 18.6
Bodduvanipalle 18.3
Kethavaram 16.7