Krishnagiri Mandal, with population of about 47 thousand is Kurnool district's the 17th least populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 15 villages in the sub district, among them Chityala is the most populous village with population of 5269 and Mannegunta is the least populous village with population of 1290. Amakathadu is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 41 km2 and Tallagokulapadu is the smallest with 12 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 47 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (50%) are male and about 23 thousand (50%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Krishnagiri mandal is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 9780 households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Krishnagiri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 47,103 38,050 8,333 720 6,490
Male 23,733 19,238 4,126 369 3,389
Female 23,370 18,812 4,207 351 3,101

Most populated Villages in Krishnagiri

Villages
Name Population
Chityala 5269
Amakathadu 5126
Kambalapadu 5101
Katarakonda 3245
Lakkasagaram 3243
Krishnagiri 3231
Chunchu Yerragudi 3191
Alamkonda 3187
Yerukalacheruvu 3117
Pothugal 2910

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 986 in Muslims are 957.

Religion wise population 2011 - Krishnagiri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 47,103 44,833 2,204 31 0 1 0 0 34
Male 23,733 22,576 1,126 18 0 1 0 0 12
Female 23,370 22,257 1,078 13 0 0 0 0 22

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 13% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 42 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 11%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 11.1% and child population has decreased by -7.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Krishnagiri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13% 11% 23.5% 11.1% -7.6%
Male 11.2% 9.9% 19% 0.3% -4.2%
Female 15% 12.2% 28.2% 25.4% -11%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 985 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 978, in schedule caste is 1020 and in schedule tribe is 951. There are 915 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 69 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Krishnagiri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 32 20 73 190 -69
2011 985 978 1020 951 915
2001 953 958 947 761 984

Villages with highest sex ratio in Krishnagiri

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Kambalapadu 1095
Agaveli 1063
Krishnagiri 1059
Pothugal 1014
Mannegunta 979
Amakathadu 979
Thogarchedu 977
Lakkasagaram 975
Alamkonda 973
Chunchu Yerragudi 969

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and 7732 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Krishnagiri is 50%. 62% of male and 38% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Krishnagiri

Total Male Female
Change 11.0% 7.8% 14.8%
2011 49.9% 61.5% 38.1%
2001 38.9% 53.7% 23.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Krishnagiri

Workers profile

Krishnagiri has 56% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 54% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 47% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Krishnagiri

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56.1% 51% 5.1% 43.9%
Male 57.8% 54.9% 2.9% 42.2%
Female 54.4% 47.1% 7.3% 45.6%

Biggest Villages in Krishnagiri

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Amakathadu 41.4
Pothugal 39.8
Alamkonda 36.7
Katarakonda 36.3
Kambalapadu 34.6
Krishnagiri 32.7
Chityala 31
Thogarchedu 24.4
Chunchu Yerragudi 23.4
Lakkasagaram 22.8