Gooty Mandal, with population of about 89 thousand is Anantapur district's the 9th most populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 22 villages in the sub district, among them Jakkalacheruvu is the most populous village with population of 4566 and Gooty (Rural) is the least populous village with population of 180. Peddoddi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 27 km2 and Abbedoddi is the smallest with 5 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Gooty Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 89 thousand people, among them about 44 thousand (50%) are male and about 45 thousand (50%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gooty mandal is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 55% (about 49 thousand) live in Gooty Sub District urban part and 45% (about 40 thousand) population live in the Gooty Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gooty

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 88,887 69,651 15,879 3,357 10,305
Male 44,362 34,849 7,624 1,889 5,282
Female 44,525 34,802 8,255 1,468 5,023

Most populated Villages and Cities in Gooty

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Jakkalacheruvu 4566 Gooty 48658
Bethapalle 3712
Kojjepalle 3622
Kothapeta 3158
Thondapadu 3034
Karadikonda 2732
Basinepalle 2448
Ubicherla 2199
Peddoddi 2048
Rajapuram 1754

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1001 in Muslims are 1003 and in Christians are 1093.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gooty

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 88,887 74,619 12,440 1,490 11 7 4 8 308
Male 44,362 37,283 6,211 712 8 4 3 3 138
Female 44,525 37,336 6,229 778 3 3 1 5 170

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 13.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 78 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.7% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of 11%. General caste population has increased by 11.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 37.4% and child population has increased by 0.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gooty

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.8% 11.4% 21.1% 37.4% 0.6%
Male 11% 9.2% 12.5% 48.6% 0.6%
Female 16.7% 13.6% 30.2% 25.1% 0.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1004 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 999, in schedule caste is 1083 and in schedule tribe is 777. There are 951 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 49 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gooty

Total General SC ST Child
Change 49 39 148 -146 0
2011 1004 999 1083 777 951
2001 955 960 935 923 951

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Gooty

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Rajapuram 2316 Gooty 1032
Turakapalle 1071
Marnepalle 1070
Thondapadu 1063
Gooty (Rural) 1022
Brahmanapalle 998
Basinepalle 993
Utakallu 986
Abbedoddi 975
Kojjepalle 963

Literacy

Total about 53 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 30 thousand are male and about 23 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gooty is 68%. 77% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gooty

Total Male Female
Change 5.0% 2.5% 8.1%
2011 67.8% 77.1% 58.5%
2001 62.8% 74.6% 50.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Gooty

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Dharmapuram 83 Gooty 77
Rajapuram 80
Peddoddi 70
Gooty (Rural) 63
Eswarapalle 61
Basinepalle 60
Kothapeta 59
Jakkalacheruvu 58
Abbedoddi 57
Aniganidoddi 57

Workers profile

Gooty has 44% (about 39 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 32% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gooty

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.6% 34.1% 9.5% 56.4%
Male 55.2% 46.6% 8.6% 44.8%
Female 32.1% 21.7% 10.5% 67.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Gooty

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Peddoddi 26.7 Gooty 22.2
Kothapeta 23.7
Gooty (Rural) 22.8
Mamadur 20.9
Jakkalacheruvu 20.5
Ubicherla 17.1
Utakallu 13.7
Bethapalle 13.6
Karadikonda 13.5
Thondapadu 11