Vidapanakal Mandal, with population of about 53 thousand is Anantapur district's the 25th most populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 14 villages in the sub district, among them Palthur is the most populous village with population of 9270 and N.Thimmapuram is the least populous village with population of 771. Vidapanakal is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 55 km2 and Kadadarabenchi is the smallest with 8 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 53 thousand people, among them about 27 thousand (51%) are male and about 26 thousand (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vidapanakal mandal is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vidapanakal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53,476 45,517 7,805 154 6,392
Male 27,308 23,179 4,053 76 3,311
Female 26,168 22,338 3,752 78 3,081

Most populated Villages in Vidapanakal

Villages
Name Population
Palthur 9270
Vidapanakal 8763
Havaligi 7408
Velpumadugu 5822
Gadekal 5470
Donekal 2540
Karakamukkala 2523
Poliki 2330
Undabanda 2285
Hanchanahal 2246

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 5% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 960 in Muslims are 924.

Religion wise population 2011 - Vidapanakal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 53,476 50,563 2,444 243 9 10 12 2 193
Male 27,308 25,796 1,270 122 4 4 3 0 109
Female 26,168 24,767 1,174 121 5 6 9 2 84

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 48 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 10.1% which is -1% lower than male population growth rate of 11.1%. General caste population has increased by 10.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 36.3% and child population has decreased by -7.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vidapanakal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.6% 10.7% 9.7% 36.3% -7.3%
Male 11.1% 11.5% 8.3% 20.6% -6.9%
Female 10.1% 9.8% 11.2% 56% -7.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 926 and in schedule tribe is 1026. There are 931 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 decreased by 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vidapanakal

Total General SC ST Child
Change -9 -15 24 232 -9
2011 958 964 926 1026 931
2001 967 979 902 794 940

Villages with highest sex ratio in Vidapanakal

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Malapuram 1323
Kadadarabenchi 1015
Cheekalaguriki 1002
Palthur 987
Poliki 985
Velpumadugu 964
Donekal 951
Havaligi 946
Gadekal 944
Hanchanahal 938

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and 9819 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vidapanakal is 53%. 64% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vidapanakal

Total Male Female
Change 7.3% 4.6% 10.0%
2011 53.5% 64% 42.5%
2001 46.2% 59.4% 32.5%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Vidapanakal

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Kadadarabenchi 65
Malapuram 62
Gadekal 61
Velpumadugu 60
Poliki 58
Undabanda 55
Karakamukkala 55
Vidapanakal 55
N.Thimmapuram 54
Donekal 52

Workers profile

Vidapanakal has 56% (about 30 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 51% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 39% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vidapanakal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56% 47.3% 8.7% 44%
Male 60.7% 55.1% 5.6% 39.3%
Female 51.2% 39.2% 12% 48.8%

Biggest Villages in Vidapanakal

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Vidapanakal 54.5
Havaligi 43.5
Velpumadugu 42.9
Palthur 41.8
Gadekal 29.8
Donekal 28.2
Poliki 26.7
Hanchanahal 22.7
Karakamukkala 20.8
Undabanda 17.6