Adoni Mandal, with population of about 2.7 lakh is Kurnool district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 35 villages in the sub district, among them Pedda Thumbalam is the most populous village with population of 8886 and Yadavalle is the least populous village with population of 157. Pedda Harivanam is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 56 km2 and Sulthanapuram is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.7 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (50%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Adoni mandal is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 53 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 69% (about 1.8 lakh) live in Adoni Sub District urban part and 31% (about 85 thousand) population live in the Adoni Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Adoni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 269,286 221,390 45,319 2,577 34,555
Male 134,306 110,583 22,427 1,296 17,585
Female 134,980 110,807 22,892 1,281 16,970

Most populated Villages and Cities in Adoni

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Pedda Thumbalam 8886 Adoni 184625
Pedda Harivanam 7659 Adoni 166344
Madire 5291
Santhekudlur 4975
Kapati 3675
Chinnapendekal 3403
Naganathana Halli 3237
Ballekallu 2794
Bychigeri 2735
Kuppagal 2729

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 21% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1008 in Muslims are 986 and in Christians are 1101.

Religion wise population 2011 - Adoni

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 269,286 208,536 55,591 2,404 48 21 697 74 1,915
Male 134,306 103,843 27,989 1,144 30 9 345 34 912
Female 134,980 104,693 27,602 1,260 18 12 352 40 1,003

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.5% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 9%. General caste population has increased by 9.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12.5% and child population has decreased by -9.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Adoni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.7% 9.5% 17.1% 12.5% -9.4%
Male 9% 7.7% 15.6% 10.9% -9.4%
Female 12.5% 11.3% 18.6% 14.2% -9.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1005 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1002, in schedule caste is 1021 and in schedule tribe is 988. There are 965 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Adoni

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 32 26 28 1
2011 1005 1002 1021 988 965
2001 974 970 995 960 964

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Adoni

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Arekal 1329 Adoni 1017
Yadavalle 1066 Adoni 1013
G.Hosalli 1042
Dibbanakal 1041
Santhekudlur 1035
Baladur 1018
Hanavalu 1014
Sulthanapuram 1010
Jalibenchi 996
Chinnapendekal 992

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 81 thousand are male and about 59 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Adoni is 59%. 69% of male and 50% 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 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Adoni

Total Male Female
Change 8.0% 6.1% 10.4%
2011 59.3% 69% 49.8%
2001 51.3% 62.9% 39.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Adoni

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sambagallu 61 Adoni 66
Arekal 59 Adoni 66
Doddanakeri 58
Kadithota 56
Pesalabanda 55
Salakalakonda 55
Huvvanur 55
Yadavalle 54
Virupapuram 54
Baladur 53

Workers profile

Adoni has 47% (about 1.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 36% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Adoni

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.7% 37.7% 9% 53.3%
Male 57.6% 49.2% 8.3% 42.4%
Female 35.8% 26.1% 9.7% 64.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Adoni

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Pedda Harivanam 56.3 Adoni 106.4
Naganathana Halli 35.5 Adoni 106.4
Madire 33.4
Pedda Thumbalam 31.4
Santhekudlur 27.3
Chinnapendekal 22.2
Hanavalu 15.8
Virupapuram 14.6
Kapati 13.3
Chinna Harivanam 9.1