Narpala Mandal, with population of about 55 thousand is Anantapur district's the 23rd most populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 12 villages in the sub district, among them Narpala is the most populous village with population of about 19 thousand and Durgam is the least populous village with population of 739. Gugudu is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 44 km2 and Durgam is the smallest with 9 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 55 thousand people, among them about 28 thousand (51%) are male and about 27 thousand (49%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Narpala mandal is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Narpala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 54,973 43,685 10,276 1,012 6,209
Male 28,026 22,219 5,286 521 3,274
Female 26,947 21,466 4,990 491 2,935

Most populated Villages in Narpala

Villages
Name Population
Narpala 18982
Gugudu 6821
Chamaluru 5937
Nadimidoddi 3783
Venkatampalle 3638
B.Pappuru 3507
Duggumarri 3009
Bandlapalle 2560
Haveli Sodanapalle 2208
Bondalawada 2180

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 957 in Muslims are 1037.

Religion wise population 2011 - Narpala

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 54,973 51,717 3,112 107 9 1 1 1 25
Male 28,026 26,424 1,528 53 4 1 1 0 15
Female 26,947 25,293 1,584 54 5 0 0 1 10

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 6.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 52 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 6.6% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 5.9%. General caste population has increased by 5.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 17.7% and child population has decreased by -8.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Narpala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.3% 5.1% 10.3% 17.7% -8.8%
Male 5.9% 4.8% 10% 15.8% -7.1%
Female 6.6% 5.5% 10.6% 19.8% -10.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 962 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 942. There are 896 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Narpala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 6 5 31 -36
2011 962 966 944 942 896
2001 955 960 939 911 932

Villages with highest sex ratio in Narpala

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Narpala 1005
Bondalawada 984
Duggumarri 978
Siddaracherla 974
Chamaluru 973
Bandlapalle 971
Nadimidoddi 963
Venkatampalle 961
Durgam 945
Gugudu 934

Literacy

Total about 27 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Narpala is 56%. 67% 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 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Narpala

Total Male Female
Change 6.2% 3.7% 8.9%
2011 56.3% 66.9% 45.4%
2001 50.1% 63.2% 36.5%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Narpala

Workers profile

Narpala has 59% (about 33 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 58% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 47% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Narpala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 59.5% 52.3% 7.2% 40.5%
Male 61.3% 57.6% 3.8% 38.7%
Female 57.5% 46.8% 10.7% 42.5%

Biggest Villages in Narpala

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Gugudu 43.9
Narpala 42.6
Chamaluru 30.1
Haveli Sodanapalle 21.1
Nadimidoddi 18.6
B.Pappuru 16.3
Venkatampalle 16.2
Bondalawada 13.6
Siddaracherla 13.4
Duggumarri 13.2