Chennekothapalle Mandal, with population of about 44 thousand is Anantapur district's the 25th least populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 11 villages in the sub district, among them Chennekothapalle is the most populous village with population of 7387 and Bramhanapalle is the least populous village with population of 247. Mustikovila is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 55 km2 and Bramhanapalle is the smallest with 4 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 44 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (51%) are male and about 22 thousand (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennekothapalle mandal is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennekothapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 44,351 36,801 5,914 1,636 4,665
Male 22,679 18,853 2,974 852 2,393
Female 21,672 17,948 2,940 784 2,272

Most populated Villages in Chennekothapalle

Villages
Name Population
Chennekothapalle 7387
Medapuram 6641
Kanumukkala 6257
Nyamaddala 5676
Poletipalle 4413
Nagasamudram 4024
Pyadindi 3228
Mustikovila 2593
Ganginepalle 2383
Veldurthi 1502

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 955 in Muslims are 996.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chennekothapalle

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 44,351 43,086 914 61 5 2 0 0 283
Male 22,679 22,041 458 26 1 0 0 0 153
Female 21,672 21,045 456 35 4 2 0 0 130

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 4.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 42 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 5.7% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 4%. General caste population has increased by 4.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.8% and child population has decreased by -9.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennekothapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.8% 4.6% 2.7% 20.8% -9.5%
Male 4% 4.1% 0.6% 16.9% -9.7%
Female 5.7% 5.1% 4.8% 25.4% -9.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 956 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 952, in schedule caste is 989 and in schedule tribe is 920. There are 949 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennekothapalle

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 10 40 63 4
2011 956 952 989 920 949
2001 940 942 949 857 945

Villages with highest sex ratio in Chennekothapalle

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Bramhanapalle 1058
Veldurthi 1005
Nagasamudram 993
Mustikovila 982
Chennekothapalle 969
Pyadindi 962
Kanumukkala 960
Medapuram 955
Poletipalle 947
Nyamaddala 906

Literacy

Total about 24 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and 9630 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennekothapalle is 61%. 72% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennekothapalle

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 6.7% 10.3%
2011 61.3% 72.4% 49.6%
2001 52.9% 65.7% 39.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Chennekothapalle

Workers profile

Chennekothapalle has 53% (about 23 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 46% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennekothapalle

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.9% 38.5% 14.4% 47.1%
Male 59.4% 48.2% 11.2% 40.6%
Female 46% 28.3% 17.6% 54%

Biggest Villages in Chennekothapalle

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Mustikovila 55
Nyamaddala 45.2
Nagasamudram 43.8
Poletipalle 38
Kanumukkala 36.8
Chennekothapalle 29.3
Pyadindi 26.4
Medapuram 23.2
Ganginepalle 17.2
Veldurthi 7.4