Peapally Mandal, with population of about 74 thousand is Kurnool district's the 15th most populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 18 villages in the sub district, among them Peapally is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Shrotrium Nallaballe is the least populous village with population of 162. Gudipadu is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 38 km2 and Shrotrium Rangapuram is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 74 thousand people, among them about 38 thousand (51%) are male and about 36 thousand (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Peapally mandal is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 17 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Peapally

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 73,692 60,736 9,854 3,102 8,933
Male 37,613 30,947 5,095 1,571 4,690
Female 36,079 29,789 4,759 1,531 4,243

Most populated Villages in Peapally

Villages
Name Population
Peapally 15200
Jaladurgam 8322
Kommemarri 5785
Gudipadu 5260
Racherla 5012
Jakkasanikuntla 4767
Mettupalle 4609
Burugula 4085
Peddapodilla 3956
Madhavaram 2825

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% 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 956 in Muslims are 992.

Religion wise population 2011 - Peapally

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 73,692 68,464 4,818 109 15 4 12 9 261
Male 37,613 34,994 2,419 57 8 3 4 5 123
Female 36,079 33,470 2,399 52 7 1 8 4 138

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 9.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 67 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 10.9% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 8.9%. General caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 21.3% and child population has decreased by -6.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Peapally

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.9% 7.9% 19.9% 21.3% -6.8%
Male 8.9% 6.6% 21.7% 16.8% -4.2%
Female 10.9% 9.2% 18% 26.2% -9.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, in schedule caste is 934 and in schedule tribe is 975. There are 905 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Peapally

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 23 -29 73 -52
2011 959 963 934 975 905
2001 942 940 963 902 957

Villages with highest sex ratio in Peapally

Literacy

Total about 36 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 22 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Peapally is 55%. 66% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Peapally

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 4.3% 9.8%
2011 55.5% 66.5% 44.1%
2001 48.7% 62.2% 34.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Peapally

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Chandrapalle 59
Mettupalle 59
Kommemarri 59
Peapally 58
Jaladurgam 58
Jakkasanikuntla 57
Racherla 56
Peddapodilla 56
Kalachetla 56
Pothidoddi 54

Workers profile

Peapally has 57% (about 42 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 54% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Peapally

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 57.2% 46.6% 10.5% 42.8%
Male 60.4% 52.3% 8.1% 39.6%
Female 53.8% 40.7% 13% 46.2%

Biggest Villages in Peapally

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Gudipadu 37.8
Peapally 37.2
Racherla 35.6
Jaladurgam 27.7
Burugula 24.9
Mettupalle 22.2
Peddapodilla 18.7
Nereducherla 18.2
Kommemarri 17.1
Madhavaram 15.1