Mahanandi Mandal, with population of about 38 thousand is Kurnool district's the 10th least populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 9 villages in the sub district, among them Gajulapalle is the most populous village with population of 8916 and Basavapuram is the least populous village with population of 471. Bukkapuram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 21 km2 and Basavapuram is the smallest with 4 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 38 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (50%) are male and about 19 thousand (50%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahanandi mandal is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 9120 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahanandi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 38,487 28,744 7,805 1,938 4,665
Male 19,431 14,513 3,895 1,023 2,409
Female 19,056 14,231 3,910 915 2,256

Most populated Villages in Mahanandi

Villages
Name Population
Gajulapalle 8916
Thimmapuram 7508
Bollavaram 5442
Gopavaram 4862
Bukkapuram 4129
Nandipalle 2852
Thammadapalle 2206
Maseedupuram 2101
Basavapuram 471

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 984 in Muslims are 952.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahanandi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 38,487 32,644 5,549 171 1 2 2 3 115
Male 19,431 16,454 2,843 73 1 0 0 3 57
Female 19,056 16,190 2,706 98 0 2 2 0 58

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 14.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 34 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.9% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 13.4%. General caste population has increased by 13.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 17% and child population has decreased by -7.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahanandi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.6% 13.9% 16.9% 17% -7.6%
Male 13.4% 12.8% 13.6% 22.4% -3.3%
Female 15.9% 15% 20.4% 11.6% -11.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 981 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 981, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 894. 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 91 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahanandi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 20 57 -87 -91
2011 981 981 1004 894 936
2001 959 961 947 981 1027

Villages with highest sex ratio in Mahanandi

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Thammadapalle 1039
Bukkapuram 1036
Gajulapalle 995
Basavapuram 987
Bollavaram 974
Thimmapuram 971
Gopavaram 949
Nandipalle 948
Maseedupuram 926

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 8116 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahanandi is 60%. 71% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahanandi

Total Male Female
Change 10.1% 7.4% 13.4%
2011 59.7% 71% 48.3%
2001 49.6% 63.6% 34.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Mahanandi

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Thimmapuram 66
Maseedupuram 65
Thammadapalle 62
Nandipalle 62
Bukkapuram 60
Gopavaram 60
Bollavaram 56
Gajulapalle 55
Basavapuram 40

Workers profile

Mahanandi has 55% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 52% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 44% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahanandi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 54.9% 48.4% 6.4% 45.1%
Male 58.1% 53% 5.1% 41.9%
Female 51.6% 43.7% 7.8% 48.4%

Biggest Villages in Mahanandi

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Bukkapuram 20.5
Gajulapalle 15.4
Gopavaram 13.8
Nandipalle 11.5
Bollavaram 9
Thammadapalle 8.4
Maseedupuram 8
Thimmapuram 6.7
Basavapuram 3.9