Veldurthi Mandal, with population of about 63 thousand is Kurnool district's the 20th 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 Veldurthi is the most populous village with population of about 18 thousand and Sho.Peremula is the least populous village with population of 404. Veldurthi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 49 km2 and Sho.Peremula is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 63 thousand people, among them about 32 thousand (51%) are male and about 31 thousand (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Veldurthi mandal is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Veldurthi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 63,120 49,217 13,304 599 8,228
Male 31,929 24,956 6,668 305 4,273
Female 31,191 24,261 6,636 294 3,955

Most populated Villages in Veldurthi

Villages
Name Population
Veldurthi 17890
Govardhanagiri 6397
Kalugotla 5855
Ramallakota 4638
Cherukulapadu 4121
Lanja Banda 4017
Sudepalle 3971
Pullagummi 3339
Mallepalle 2595
Narlapuram 2375

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 974 in Muslims are 1008.

Religion wise population 2011 - Veldurthi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 63,120 58,085 4,451 359 9 1 3 8 204
Male 31,929 29,419 2,217 190 7 1 2 5 88
Female 31,191 28,666 2,234 169 2 0 1 3 116

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 13.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 56 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.3% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 11.7%. General caste population has increased by 10.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.7% and child population has decreased by -0.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Veldurthi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.4% 10.7% 24.5% 13.7% -0.9%
Male 11.7% 9.6% 20% 12.5% 1.1%
Female 15.3% 11.9% 29.5% 14.8% -3.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 972, in schedule caste is 995 and in schedule tribe is 964. There are 926 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 decreased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Veldurthi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 20 72 19 -40
2011 977 972 995 964 926
2001 946 952 923 945 966

Villages with highest sex ratio in Veldurthi

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Sho.Boyanapalle 1055
Veldurthi 1032
Sarparajapuram 1026
Narasapuram 994
Cherukulapadu 992
Narlapuram 982
Mallepalle 981
Bhogolu 962
Kalugotla 954
Lanja Banda 945

Literacy

Total about 30 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Veldurthi is 55%. 66% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Veldurthi

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 1.6% 7.8%
2011 54.9% 66.2% 43.4%
2001 50.5% 64.6% 35.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Veldurthi

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Sho.Peremula 72
Narlapuram 63
Bukkapuram 60
Veldurthi 60
Sudepalle 59
Kalugotla 55
Govardhanagiri 54
Ramallakota 54
Lanja Banda 51
Mallepalle 51

Workers profile

Veldurthi has 56% (about 35 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 52% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 45% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Veldurthi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 55.6% 50% 5.6% 44.4%
Male 58.7% 54.8% 3.9% 41.3%
Female 52.4% 45% 7.4% 47.6%

Biggest Villages in Veldurthi

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Veldurthi 49
Kalugotla 41.6
Lanja Banda 27.2
Sudepalle 27.1
Govardhanagiri 25.6
Narasapuram 24.2
Bukkapuram 21
Mallepalle 20.9
Bhogolu 18.5
Sarparajapuram 18.3