Vajrakarur Mandal, with population of about 50 thousand is Anantapur district's the 31st most populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 16 villages in the sub district, among them Konakondla is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Pottipadu is the least populous village with population of 1032. Konakondla is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 57 km2 and Pottipadu is the smallest with 9 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 50 thousand people, among them about 25 thousand (51%) are male and about 25 thousand (49%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vajrakarur mandal is 12%, 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 Vajrakarur mandal live in the Vajrakarur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vajrakarur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 50,007 35,359 9,173 5,475 5,867
Male 25,314 17,879 4,654 2,781 3,047
Female 24,693 17,480 4,519 2,694 2,820

Most populated Villages in Vajrakarur

Villages
Name Population
Konakondla 11382
Vajrakarur 7925
Chabala 3974
Pedda Chinnapyapili 3452
Venkatampalle 3036
Thatrakal 2986
Gulapalem 2475
Gade Hothur 2392
Pandikunta 2214
Ragulapadu 2178

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 973 in Muslims are 1011.

Religion wise population 2011 - Vajrakarur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 50,007 47,279 2,351 96 6 1 8 3 263
Male 25,314 23,962 1,169 47 4 0 5 2 125
Female 24,693 23,317 1,182 49 2 1 3 1 138

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 3.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 48 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4.5% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 2.8%. General caste population has increased by 2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 9.5% and child population has decreased by -9.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vajrakarur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.6% 2% 6.6% 9.5% -9.4%
Male 2.8% 1.2% 5.3% 10.2% -7.9%
Female 4.5% 2.9% 8.1% 8.9% -11%

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 978, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 969. There are 926 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vajrakarur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 17 25 -11 -32
2011 975 978 971 969 926
2001 960 961 946 980 958

Villages with highest sex ratio in Vajrakarur

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vajrakarur is 57%. 68% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vajrakarur

Total Male Female
Change 6.4% 4.2% 9.0%
2011 56.9% 67.9% 45.8%
2001 50.5% 63.7% 36.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Vajrakarur

Workers profile

Vajrakarur has 56% (about 28 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 51% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vajrakarur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 55.8% 46.2% 9.6% 44.2%
Male 59.9% 52.2% 7.7% 40.1%
Female 51.5% 40% 11.4% 48.5%

Biggest Villages in Vajrakarur

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Konakondla 56.6
Vajrakarur 45.4
Pedda Chinnapyapili 39.9
Chabala 37.4
Pandikunta 36.4
Jarutla Rampuram 32.1
Thatrakal 24.6
Kamalapadu 23.6
Gulapalem 20
Gade Hothur 19.3