Yellanur Mandal, with population of about 36 thousand is Anantapur district's the 8th least populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 19 villages in the sub district, among them Yellanur is the most populous village with population of 6715 and Kacharlakunta is the least populous village with population of 32. Yellanur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 38 km2 and Aravedu is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 36 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (51%) are male and about 18 thousand (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Yellanur mandal is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 9162 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Yellanur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35,732 29,664 5,954 114 3,697
Male 18,203 15,114 3,027 62 1,976
Female 17,529 14,550 2,927 52 1,721

Most populated Villages in Yellanur

Villages
Name Population
Yellanur 6715
Y.Chintakayamanda 4369
Kalluru 3022
Goddumarri 2998
Singavaram 2898
Boppepalle 2867
Bukkapuram 2003
Vennapurapalle 1791
Chilamakuru 1584
Mallagundla 1369

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 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 961 in Muslims are 994.

Religion wise population 2011 - Yellanur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 35,732 33,423 2,172 31 3 0 1 0 102
Male 18,203 17,045 1,089 15 1 0 1 0 52
Female 17,529 16,378 1,083 16 2 0 0 0 50

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 5.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 34 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 6.3% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 5.6%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -2.6% and child population has decreased by -17.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Yellanur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.9% 6.1% 5% -2.6% -17.2%
Male 5.6% 5.9% 4% 0% -16.6%
Female 6.3% 6.4% 5.9% -5.5% -17.9%

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 963, in schedule caste is 967 and in schedule tribe is 839. There are 871 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Yellanur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 5 18 -48 -14
2011 963 963 967 839 871
2001 957 958 949 887 885

Villages with highest sex ratio in Yellanur

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Kacharlakunta 1286
Pathapalle 1028
Peddamallepalle 998
Vennapurapalle 994
Nitturu 988
Mallagundla 981
Bukkapuram 981
Boppepalle 979
Yellanur 978
Singavaram 971

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 7612 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Yellanur is 59%. 70% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Yellanur

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 5.1% 11.2%
2011 59.4% 70.3% 48.2%
2001 51.3% 65.2% 37%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Yellanur

Workers profile

Yellanur has 55% (about 20 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 51% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 39% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Yellanur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 55.5% 47.8% 7.6% 44.5%
Male 59.6% 56% 3.6% 40.4%
Female 51.2% 39.4% 11.8% 48.8%

Biggest Villages in Yellanur

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Yellanur 38.4
Goddumarri 35.8
Boppepalle 35
Kalluru 28
Vennapurapalle 16.2
Singavaram 15.3
Bukkapuram 15
Chilamakuru 14.8
Vemulapalle 14
Mallagundla 13.2