Banaganapalle Mandal, with population of about 1 lakh is Kurnool district's the 7th most populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 36 villages in the sub district, among them Palukur is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Niluvugondla is the least populous village with population of 160. Palukur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 33 km2 and Jwalapuram is the smallest with 2 km2.

There are 2 census towns in the sub district, those are - Banaganapalle and Banumukkala Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1 lakh people, among them about 51 thousand (50%) are male and about 50 thousand (50%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Banaganapalle mandal is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 24 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 65% (about 66 thousand) live in Banaganapalle Sub District rural part and 35% (about 35 thousand) population live in the Banaganapalle Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Banaganapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 100,954 80,332 16,736 3,886 12,237
Male 50,906 40,454 8,467 1,985 6,399
Female 50,048 39,878 8,269 1,901 5,838

Most populated Villages and Cities in Banaganapalle

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Palukur 11674 Banaganapalle 20749
Nandavaram 5283 Banumukkala 14307
Enakandla 3928
Illurukothapalle 3720
Tangutoor 3579
Pasupula 3524
Nandivargam 2892
Cherupalle 2355
Namatheertham 2216
Meerapuram 2189

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 983 in Muslims are 985.

Religion wise population 2011 - Banaganapalle

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 100,954 76,337 23,838 351 14 1 3 0 410
Male 50,906 38,495 12,011 170 9 1 3 0 217
Female 50,048 37,842 11,827 181 5 0 0 0 193

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 89 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.1% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 11.7%. General caste population has increased by 13%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.3% and child population has decreased by -7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Banaganapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.4% 13% 13.7% 20.3% -7%
Male 11.7% 11.3% 12.2% 18.7% -5.6%
Female 15.1% 14.8% 15.4% 21.9% -8.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 986, in schedule caste is 977 and in schedule tribe is 958. There are 912 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Banaganapalle

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 30 27 26 -29
2011 983 986 977 958 912
2001 954 956 950 932 941

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Banaganapalle

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Vittalapuram 1120 Banaganapalle 1016
Thimmapuram 1081 Banumukkala 951
Venkatapuram 1027
Bathulurupadu 1026
Kyapa 1019
Nandavaram 1013
Gulamaliabad 1011
Cherlokothuru 1009
Cherupalle 1004
Yerragudi 1003

Literacy

Total about 54 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 32 thousand are male and about 22 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Banaganapalle is 61%. 71% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Banaganapalle

Total Male Female
Change 7.2% 4.1% 10.9%
2011 61% 71.3% 50.7%
2001 53.8% 67.2% 39.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Banaganapalle

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bathulurupadu 70 Banaganapalle 74
Gulam Nabipeta 66 Banumukkala 66
Nandivargam 66
Sankalapuram 66
Kapulapalle 64
Pandlapuram 64
Illurukothapalle 63
Jambuladinne 62
Mittapalle 61
Jillella 61

Workers profile

Banaganapalle has 47% (about 48 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 37% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Banaganapalle

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.3% 40.7% 6.6% 52.7%
Male 57.2% 52.4% 4.7% 42.8%
Female 37.2% 28.7% 8.5% 62.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Banaganapalle

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Palukur 32.9 Banumukkala 14
Nandavaram 28.2 Banaganapalle 8.4
Katikavanikunta 20.6
Tangutoor 20.6
Illurukothapalle 16.2
Pasupula 15.3
Kyapa 14.9
Venkatapuram 12.4
Appalapuram 12.2
Namatheertham 12