Anantapur Mandal, with population of about 3.9 lakh is Anantapur district's the 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 Itikalapalle is the most populous village with population of 9167 and Gollapalle is the least populous village with population of 130. Alamuru is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 31 km2 and Gollapalle is the smallest with 2 km2.

There are 6 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Anantapur Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Anantapur Municipal Corporation; Kakkalapalle, Anantapur, Narayanapuram and Papampeta Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.9 lakh people, among them about 2 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.9 lakh (50%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Anantapur mandal is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 93 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 86% (about 3.3 lakh) live in Anantapur Sub District urban part and 14% (about 54 thousand) population live in the Anantapur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Anantapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 388,023 340,162 35,321 12,540 38,845
Male 195,645 171,787 17,395 6,463 20,480
Female 192,378 168,375 17,926 6,077 18,365

Most populated Villages and Cities in Anantapur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Itikalapalle 9167 Anantapur 261004
Rachanapalle 8235 Anantapur 261004
Kandakur 5425 Kakkalapalle 30128
Chiyyedu 5015 Anantapur 15247
Kurugunta 4586 Narayanapuram 14227
Somanadoddi 3424 Papampeta 13850
Alamuru 3326
Upparapalle 3153
Kodimi 2844
Thaticherla 2268

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 981 in Muslims are 986 and in Christians are 1066.

Religion wise population 2011 - Anantapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 388,023 311,327 69,674 4,438 344 49 536 26 1,629
Male 195,645 157,123 35,086 2,148 196 27 295 13 757
Female 192,378 154,204 34,588 2,290 148 22 241 13 872

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 25.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 27.5% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 24.3%. General caste population has increased by 23.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 39.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 74% and child population has increased by 10.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Anantapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.9% 23.4% 39.6% 74% 10.5%
Male 24.3% 21.8% 37.6% 72.3% 14.1%
Female 27.5% 25% 41.5% 75.8% 6.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 980, in schedule caste is 1031 and in schedule tribe is 940. There are 897 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 61 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Anantapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 25 29 18 -61
2011 983 980 1031 940 897
2001 958 955 1002 922 958

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Anantapur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kurugunta 1654 Anantapur 996
Gollapalle 1241 Anantapur 996
Upparapalle 1019 Papampeta 978
Kamarupalle 1010 Anantapur 971
Katiganikalva 978 Narayanapuram 961
Kodimi 963 Kakkalapalle 925
Somanadoddi 955
Kandakur 955
Alamuru 946
Chiyyedu 937

Literacy

Total about 2.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.5 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Anantapur is 77%. 84% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Anantapur

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 3.3% 7.4%
2011 77.2% 84.3% 70%
2001 72% 81% 62.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Anantapur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Gollapalle 77 Anantapur 81
Itikalapalle 75 Anantapur 81
Kurugunta 75 Papampeta 77
Katiganikalva 71 Anantapur 73
Jangalapalle 70 Narayanapuram 72
Rachanapalle 70 Kakkalapalle 66
Sajjalakalva 63
Thaticherla 62
Kandakur 61
Chiyyedu 60

Workers profile

Anantapur has 38% (about 1.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 22% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Anantapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.4% 34.4% 3.9% 61.6%
Male 54% 50.7% 3.4% 46%
Female 22.4% 17.9% 4.5% 77.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Anantapur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Alamuru 30.6 Anantapur 21.3
Chiyyedu 25 Anantapur 16.4
Kandakur 22.7 Anantapur 16.4
Itikalapalle 22 Kakkalapalle 16
Kurugunta 19 Narayanapuram 9.9
Mannila 17.8 Papampeta 3.8
Thaticherla 16.6
Kamarupalle 14.4
Kodimi 13.3
Rachanapalle 12.4