Gonegandla Mandal, with population of about 74 thousand is Kurnool district's the 14th most populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 16 villages in the sub district, among them Gonegandla is the most populous village with population of about 17 thousand and Lingamdinne is the least populous village with population of 1230. Pedda Nelatur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 30 km2 and Lingamdinne is the smallest with 6 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 74 thousand people, among them about 37 thousand (50%) are male and about 37 thousand (50%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gonegandla mandal is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 15 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gonegandla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 73,873 57,237 16,370 266 10,643
Male 37,236 28,779 8,325 132 5,495
Female 36,637 28,458 8,045 134 5,148

Most populated Villages in Gonegandla

Villages
Name Population
Gonegandla 16691
Alwala 6092
Handri Khairawadi 5917
Pedda Nelatur 5832
Vemugodu 5480
Ganjihalli 4259
Pedda Marriveedu 4054
Iranbanda 4011
Errabadu 3592
Thippanur 3566

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 982 in Muslims are 996.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gonegandla

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 73,873 64,256 9,437 56 9 1 0 0 114
Male 37,236 32,421 4,727 27 4 1 0 0 56
Female 36,637 31,835 4,710 29 5 0 0 0 58

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 64 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.7% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 15.7%. General caste population has increased by 14.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -36.1% and child population has decreased by -8.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gonegandla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.2% 14.9% 22.6% -36.1% -8.3%
Male 15.7% 14.4% 22.1% -37.7% -8.1%
Female 16.7% 15.5% 23.1% -34.3% -8.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 989, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 1015. There are 937 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gonegandla

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 10 8 53 -4
2011 984 989 966 1015 937
2001 975 979 958 962 941

Villages with highest sex ratio in Gonegandla

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Handri Khairawadi 1016
Neruduppala 1006
Vemugodu 1003
Gonegandla 1000
Thippanur 992
Kulumala 988
Kurnur 979
Errabadu 978
Iranbanda 977
Pedda Marriveedu 973

Literacy

Total about 30 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gonegandla is 47%. 59% of male and 34% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gonegandla

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 6.4% 10.5%
2011 46.9% 59.3% 34.4%
2001 38.5% 52.9% 23.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Gonegandla

Workers profile

Gonegandla has 58% (about 43 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 58% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 49% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gonegandla

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 58.2% 50% 8.2% 41.8%
Male 57.9% 50.9% 7% 42.1%
Female 58.4% 49.1% 9.4% 41.6%

Biggest Villages in Gonegandla

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Pedda Nelatur 30.3
Gonegandla 26.5
Alwala 25.2
Ganjihalli 22
Errabadu 21.3
Thippanur 21.2
Kurnur 18.4
Iranbanda 17
Neruduppala 16.7
Vemugodu 15.6