Devanakonda Mandal, with population of about 71 thousand is Kurnool district's the 16th most populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 14 villages in the sub district, among them Devanakonda is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Jilledubudakala is the least populous village with population of 1907. Gundlakonda is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 48 km2 and Potlapadu is the smallest with 14 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 71 thousand people, among them about 36 thousand (51%) are male and about 35 thousand (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Devanakonda mandal is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Devanakonda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 71,237 57,969 12,584 684 10,619
Male 36,374 29,572 6,444 358 5,443
Female 34,863 28,397 6,140 326 5,176

Most populated Villages in Devanakonda

Villages
Name Population
Devanakonda 10493
Ternekal 8743
P.Kotakonda 7063
Gundlakonda 6884
Kunkanur 5356
Nallachelimal 4904
Kappatralla 4601
Velamakuru 4480
Chellelichelimala 3942
Machapuram 3574

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 9% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 960 in Muslims are 948.

Religion wise population 2011 - Devanakonda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 71,237 64,492 6,539 86 3 1 5 9 102
Male 36,374 32,897 3,356 52 1 1 5 7 55
Female 34,863 31,595 3,183 34 2 0 0 2 47

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 62 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.6% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of 15.5%. General caste population has increased by 14.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5.7% and child population has decreased by -6.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Devanakonda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15% 14.7% 17.3% 5.7% -6.1%
Male 15.5% 15.1% 18.1% 3.2% -4.9%
Female 14.6% 14.3% 16.5% 8.7% -7.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 960, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 911. There are 951 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Devanakonda

Total General SC ST Child
Change -7 -7 -13 46 -24
2011 958 960 953 911 951
2001 965 967 966 865 975

Villages with highest sex ratio in Devanakonda

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Karivemula 995
P.Kotakonda 986
Machapuram 984
Palakurthy 979
Gundlakonda 972
Nallachelimal 966
Kunkanur 963
Devanakonda 961
Chellelichelimala 941
Kappatralla 941

Literacy

Total about 28 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and 9767 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Devanakonda is 46%. 59% of male and 33% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Devanakonda

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 3.0% 7.7%
2011 46% 58.5% 32.9%
2001 40.6% 55.5% 25.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Devanakonda

Workers profile

Devanakonda has 58% (about 41 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 58% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 51% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Devanakonda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 58.1% 53.2% 4.8% 41.9%
Male 58.1% 55% 3.1% 41.9%
Female 58% 51.4% 6.6% 42%

Biggest Villages in Devanakonda

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Gundlakonda 48.4
Nallachelimal 45.1
Chellelichelimala 43.2
Kappatralla 38.9
Ternekal 37.4
Velamakuru 36.8
Kunkanur 36.4
P.Kotakonda 35.5
Machapuram 34.1
Palakurthy 30.3