Alur Mandal, with population of about 56 thousand is Kurnool district's the 27th least populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 18 villages in the sub district, among them Alur is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and A.Gonehal is the least populous village with population of 345. Hathi Belgal is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 73 km2 and A.Gonehal is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 56 thousand people, among them about 29 thousand (51%) are male and about 27 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 Alur mandal is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 10 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Alur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 55,834 43,202 11,502 1,130 7,067
Male 28,568 21,864 6,109 595 3,706
Female 27,266 21,338 5,393 535 3,361

Most populated Villages in Alur

Villages
Name Population
Alur 14426
Molagavalli 9475
Arikera 4869
Peddahottur 4732
Hathi Belgal 4255
Hulebeedu 2791
Kammarachedu 2530
Kurukunda 2213
Marakattu 1706
Manikurthi 1608

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 953 in Muslims are 961.

Religion wise population 2011 - Alur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 55,834 50,748 4,449 228 2 2 27 2 376
Male 28,568 25,989 2,269 109 1 2 18 1 179
Female 27,266 24,759 2,180 119 1 0 9 1 197

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 13.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 49 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.7% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 13.9%. General caste population has increased by 13.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 10.2% and child population has decreased by -8.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Alur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.8% 13.1% 17% 10.2% -8.7%
Male 13.9% 13.2% 17.4% 6.8% -6.1%
Female 13.7% 12.9% 16.7% 14.3% -11.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 976, in schedule caste is 883 and in schedule tribe is 899. There are 907 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 decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 54 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Alur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 -2 -5 59 -54
2011 954 976 883 899 907
2001 956 978 888 840 961

Villages with highest sex ratio in Alur

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
A.Gonehal 1029
Manikurthi 1005
Angaskal 1002
Alur 1001
Kammarachedu 989
Thumbalabeedu 984
Hathi Belgal 974
Muddanagiri 973
Hulebeedu 972
Musanahalli 963

Literacy

Total about 29 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Alur is 60%. 72% of male and 47% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Alur

Total Male Female
Change 10.1% 7.4% 13.0%
2011 59.6% 71.8% 46.9%
2001 49.5% 64.4% 33.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Alur

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Alur 72
Manikurthi 69
Hathi Belgal 66
A.Gonehal 64
Katriki 62
Kammarachedu 61
Angaskal 58
Molagavalli 55
Hulebeedu 54
Musanahalli 54

Workers profile

Alur has 55% (about 30 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 52% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 42% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Alur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 54.6% 46.9% 7.7% 45.4%
Male 57.1% 51.5% 5.6% 42.9%
Female 52% 42.1% 9.9% 48%

Biggest Villages in Alur

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Hathi Belgal 73.3
Molagavalli 64.2
Peddahottur 48.4
Arikera 29.6
Alur 24.3
Hulebeedu 20.7
Kurukunda 19.6
Kammarachedu 16.6
Angaskal 11.3
Muddanagiri 11.2