Gandlapenta Mandal, with population of about 26 thousand is Anantapur district's the least populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 12 villages in the sub district, among them Gandlapenta is the most populous village with population of 9611 and Maddivarigondi is the least populous village with population of 640. Gandlapenta is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 38 km2 and Kamathampalle is the smallest with 2 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 26 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (50%) are male and about 13 thousand (50%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gandlapenta mandal is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 6687 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gandlapenta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26,183 21,089 2,629 2,465 2,999
Male 13,191 10,627 1,291 1,273 1,592
Female 12,992 10,462 1,338 1,192 1,407

Most populated Villages in Gandlapenta

Villages
Name Population
Gandlapenta 9611
Malameedapalle 3237
Somayajulapalle 2272
Chamalagondi 1969
Godduvelagala 1839
Kurumamidi 1813
Veparala 1580
Thummalabylu 980
Jeenulakunta 882
Kamathampalle 686

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 981 in Muslims are 1002.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gandlapenta

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 26,183 21,465 4,634 19 26 0 2 0 37
Male 13,191 10,833 2,315 11 13 0 2 0 17
Female 12,992 10,632 2,319 8 13 0 0 0 20

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 8.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 8.1% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of 9%. General caste population has increased by 8.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15% and child population has decreased by -3.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gandlapenta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.6% 8.3% 5.2% 15% -3.4%
Male 9% 8.7% 4.4% 16.6% 3.7%
Female 8.1% 7.8% 6% 13.3% -10.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 985 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 984, in schedule caste is 1036 and in schedule tribe is 936. There are 884 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 decreased by 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 138 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gandlapenta

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 -8 15 -27 -138
2011 985 984 1036 936 884
2001 993 992 1021 963 1022

Villages with highest sex ratio in Gandlapenta

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them 8375 are male and 5208 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gandlapenta is 59%. 72% 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 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gandlapenta

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 2.5% 9.9%
2011 58.6% 72.2% 45%
2001 52.5% 69.7% 35.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Gandlapenta

Workers profile

Gandlapenta has 51% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 44% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gandlapenta

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 50.9% 39.6% 11.3% 49.1%
Male 57.9% 50.9% 7.1% 42.1%
Female 43.8% 28.2% 15.6% 56.2%

Biggest Villages in Gandlapenta

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Gandlapenta 37.8
Malameedapalle 21.8
Godduvelagala 20.9
Chamalagondi 13.2
Somayajulapalle 11.2
Kurumamidi 8.2
Thummalabylu 7.9
Veparala 7.3
Jeenulakunta 5.3
Chamachenubylu 4.9