Putlur Mandal, with population of about 37 thousand is Anantapur district's the 10th 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 Putlur is the most populous village with population of 5848 and Chinnamallepalle is the least populous village with population of 44. Sanagalaguduru is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 49 km2 and Chinnamallepalle is the smallest with 4 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 37 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (51%) are male and about 18 thousand (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Putlur mandal is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 9014 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Putlur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36,902 30,087 6,786 29 3,789
Male 18,699 15,295 3,389 15 1,956
Female 18,203 14,792 3,397 14 1,833

Most populated Villages in Putlur

Villages
Name Population
Putlur 5848
Sanagalaguduru 4285
Kadavakallu 4040
Cherlopalli 3334
Kummanamala 2494
Ellutla 2372
Madugupalle 2296
Arakativemula 2034
Komatikuntla 1829
Surepalli 1711

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 972 in Muslims are 974.

Religion wise population 2011 - Putlur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 36,902 36,142 525 6 0 0 1 1 227
Male 18,699 18,330 266 4 0 0 1 0 98
Female 18,203 17,812 259 2 0 0 0 1 129

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 0.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 37 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 0.8% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of -0.3%. General caste population has increased by 0.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 262.5% and child population has decreased by -20.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Putlur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.2% 0.3% -0.5% 262.5% -20.7%
Male -0.3% 0.2% -2.7% 275% -17.3%
Female 0.8% 0.5% 1.7% 250% -24.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 973 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 967, in schedule caste is 1002 and in schedule tribe is 933. There are 937 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 83 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Putlur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 3 43 -67 -83
2011 973 967 1002 933 937
2001 963 964 959 1000 1020

Villages with highest sex ratio in Putlur

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Surepalli 1037
Ellutla 1027
Arakativemula 1010
Cherlopalli 1002
Chalavemula 986
Chintakunta 975
Kummanamala 970
Chintalapalle 970
Dosaledu 968
Gandlapadu 966

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 7933 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Putlur is 60%. 70% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Putlur

Total Male Female
Change 5.1% 1.7% 8.8%
2011 59.6% 70.4% 48.5%
2001 54.5% 68.7% 39.7%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Putlur

Workers profile

Putlur has 56% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 52% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 43% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Putlur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56.3% 49.5% 6.7% 43.7%
Male 60.9% 56.3% 4.6% 39.1%
Female 51.5% 42.6% 8.9% 48.5%

Biggest Villages in Putlur

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Sanagalaguduru 48.6
Putlur 40.6
Cherlopalli 36
Kummanamala 35.9
Ellutla 25.4
Kadavakallu 21
Chalavemula 16.7
Surepalli 14.5
Komatikuntla 13.1
Chintalapalle 13