D.Hirehal Mandal, with population of about 47 thousand is Anantapur district's the 28th least populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 17 villages in the sub district, among them D.Hirehal is the most populous village with population of 8996 and Lakshmipuram is the least populous village with population of 158. Pulakurthi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 44 km2 and Madenahalli is the smallest with 2 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 47 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (51%) are male and about 23 thousand (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of D.Hirehal mandal is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 9583 households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - D.Hirehal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 46,613 38,840 6,882 891 6,331
Male 23,598 19,674 3,462 462 3,209
Female 23,015 19,166 3,420 429 3,122

Most populated Villages in D.Hirehal

Villages
Name Population
D.Hirehal 8996
Muradi 6145
Pulakurthi 5102
Kudulur 4426
Nagalapuram 4038
Obulapuram 3541
Kadalur 2365
Hulikal 2120
H.Siddapuram 1758
Somalapuram 1712

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 973 in Muslims are 1003 and in Not Stateds are 1152.

Religion wise population 2011 - D.Hirehal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 46,613 44,370 1,270 433 5 9 13 3 510
Male 23,598 22,488 634 221 4 7 5 2 237
Female 23,015 21,882 636 212 1 2 8 1 273

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 39 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.9% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 16.8%. General caste population has increased by 18.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 9.2% and child population has decreased by -8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - D.Hirehal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.3% 18.2% 20.2% 9.2% -8%
Male 16.8% 16.9% 18.1% 6.5% -8.1%
Female 19.9% 19.6% 22.4% 12.3% -8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 974, in schedule caste is 988 and in schedule tribe is 929. There are 973 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - D.Hirehal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 22 35 49 1
2011 975 974 988 929 973
2001 950 952 953 880 972

Villages with highest sex ratio in D.Hirehal

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Dodagatta 1045
Lingamanahalli 1033
Kadalur 1032
Malapanagudi 1012
Hulikal 1004
Kudulur 1002
Hirdehal 996
Madenahalli 990
Pulakurthi 984
D.Hirehal 970

Literacy

Total about 22 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and 8867 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of D.Hirehal is 54%. 63% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - D.Hirehal

Total Male Female
Change 10.6% 6.4% 15.6%
2011 53.9% 63.1% 44.6%
2001 43.3% 56.7% 29%

Villages with highest literacy rate in D.Hirehal

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Lingamanahalli 68
Somalapuram 67
Jajarakal 66
Hirdehal 64
Obulapuram 61
D.Hirehal 60
Kadalur 59
Kudulur 54
Nagalapuram 54
H.Siddapuram 50

Workers profile

D.Hirehal has 52% (about 24 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 45% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - D.Hirehal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.7% 44.1% 7.5% 48.3%
Male 58.6% 52.9% 5.7% 41.4%
Female 44.5% 35.1% 9.4% 55.5%

Biggest Villages in D.Hirehal

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Pulakurthi 43.9
Muradi 35.9
Kudulur 27.6
D.Hirehal 25.5
Nagalapuram 25.2
Kadalur 20.9
Obulapuram 20.3
H.Siddapuram 18.5
Hulikal 16.9
Dodagatta 13.9