Peddavadugur Mandal, with population of about 46 thousand is Anantapur district's the 27th least populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 24 villages in the sub district, among them Peddavadugur is the most populous village with population of 7630 and Nagalapuram is the least populous village with population of 451. Peddavadugur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 26 km2 and Nagalapuram is the smallest with 4 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 46 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (51%) are male and about 22 thousand (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Peddavadugur mandal is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Peddavadugur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45,771 36,857 8,705 209 5,158
Male 23,311 18,811 4,407 93 2,668
Female 22,460 18,046 4,298 116 2,490

Most populated Villages in Peddavadugur

Villages
Name Population
Peddavadugur 7630
Kristipadu 5776
Appecherla 4796
Ravuludiki 2671
Gooty Ananta Puram 2650
Dimmagudi 2202
Chitrachedu 1834
Penakalapadu 1786
Chitturu 1675
Miduthuru 1419

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% 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 965 in Muslims are 965.

Religion wise population 2011 - Peddavadugur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 45,771 43,250 2,152 45 2 4 17 1 300
Male 23,311 22,010 1,095 22 1 3 10 1 169
Female 22,460 21,240 1,057 23 1 1 7 0 131

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 8.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 42 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 10.7% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 7.3%. General caste population has increased by 10.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 45.1% and child population has decreased by -4.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Peddavadugur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.9% 10.2% 3.4% 45.1% -4.8%
Male 7.3% 8.9% 0.8% 8.1% -6.8%
Female 10.7% 11.5% 6.2% 100% -2.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 959, in schedule caste is 975 and in schedule tribe is 1247. There are 933 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 increased by 41 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Peddavadugur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 22 49 573 41
2011 963 959 975 1247 933
2001 934 937 926 674 892

Villages with highest sex ratio in Peddavadugur

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Konapuram 1027
Peddavadugur 1014
Chitturu 1008
Chitrachedu 998
Penakalapadu 989
Appecherla 989
Avulampalle 984
G. Venkatampalle 971
Chintacheruvu 970
Muppalagutti 968

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and 8950 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Peddavadugur is 56%. 68% of male and 45% 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 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Peddavadugur

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 3.6% 8.6%
2011 56.4% 67.5% 44.8%
2001 50.5% 63.9% 36.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Peddavadugur

Workers profile

Peddavadugur has 59% (about 27 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 57% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Peddavadugur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 59.1% 45.9% 13.1% 40.9%
Male 61.3% 51.4% 10% 38.7%
Female 56.7% 40.3% 16.4% 43.3%

Biggest Villages in Peddavadugur