Panyam Mandal, with population of about 51 thousand is Kurnool district's the 25th 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 Panyam is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Gaggatur is the least populous village with population of 561. Panyam is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 31 km2 and Kothuru is the smallest with 5 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 51 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (50%) are male and about 26 thousand (50%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Panyam mandal is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Panyam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51,426 39,624 8,489 3,313 5,685
Male 25,619 20,096 4,276 1,247 2,936
Female 25,807 19,528 4,213 2,066 2,749

Most populated Villages in Panyam

Villages
Name Population
Panyam 14562
Kowlur 5371
Balapanur 4142
Alamur 3958
Gorukallu 3195
Konidedu 2721
Bhupanapadu 2286
Thammarajupalle 2144
Maddur 2097
Kondajutur 1747

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1009 in Muslims are 974.

Religion wise population 2011 - Panyam

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 51,426 43,876 7,075 340 0 2 2 1 130
Male 25,619 21,839 3,584 150 0 2 1 0 43
Female 25,807 22,037 3,491 190 0 0 1 1 87

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 25.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 41 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 28% which is 5.6% higher than male population growth rate of 22.4%. General caste population has increased by 22.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 93.2% and child population has decreased by -1.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Panyam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.1% 22.7% 20% 93.2% -1.8%
Male 22.4% 22.7% 18.2% 33.1% -0.1%
Female 28% 22.6% 21.9% 165.6% -3.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1007 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 972, in schedule caste is 985 and in schedule tribe is 1657. There are 936 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Panyam

Total General SC ST Child
Change 43 -1 29 827 -34
2011 1007 972 985 1657 936
2001 964 973 956 830 970

Villages with highest sex ratio in Panyam

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Balapanur 1903
Anupur 1129
Gaggatur 1078
Kothuru 1060
Nerawada 1048
Bhupanapadu 1021
Pinnapuram 1020
Thogarchedu 1017
Panyam 997
Thammarajupalle 991

Literacy

Total about 30 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Panyam is 65%. 75% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Panyam

Total Male Female
Change 9.1% 4.2% 14.8%
2011 65.3% 75.2% 55.6%
2001 56.2% 71% 40.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Panyam

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Kowlur 89
Balapanur 75
Nerawada 72
Thogarchedu 71
Chilakala 69
Maddur 67
Bhupanapadu 66
Gonavaram 65
Panyam 64
Kondajutur 64

Workers profile

Panyam has 47% (about 24 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 40% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Panyam

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.1% 40.9% 6.2% 52.9%
Male 53.8% 50.1% 3.7% 46.2%
Female 40.5% 31.9% 8.6% 59.5%

Biggest Villages in Panyam

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Panyam 31.1
Alamur 27.3
Pinnapuram 27.2
Maddur 15.2
Konidedu 14.4
Thogarchedu 12.7
Anupur 11.9
Balapanur 11.8
Gorukallu 11.7
Nerawada 11.5