Amarapuram Mandal, with population of about 56 thousand is Anantapur district's the 20th most populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 8 villages in the sub district, among them Amarapuram is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Nidragatta is the least populous village with population of 3277. Amarapuram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 38 km2 and Nidragatta is the smallest with 13 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 56 thousand people, among them about 28 thousand (50%) are male and about 28 thousand (50%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Amarapuram mandal is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Amarapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 55,771 42,378 12,860 533 5,405
Male 27,997 21,482 6,242 273 2,762
Female 27,774 20,896 6,618 260 2,643

Most populated Villages in Amarapuram

Villages
Name Population
Amarapuram 11950
Hemavathi 8910
Valasa 7156
Halukuru 6988
Thammadehalli 6671
Basavanahalli 6219
Sivaram 4600
Nidragatta 3277

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 992 in Muslims are 986.

Religion wise population 2011 - Amarapuram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 55,771 53,708 1,827 76 4 5 33 8 110
Male 27,997 26,961 920 38 3 1 16 3 55
Female 27,774 26,747 907 38 1 4 17 5 55

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 5.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 53 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 7.4% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 4.3%. General caste population has increased by 4.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.9% and child population has decreased by -24.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Amarapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.8% 4.2% 10.9% 20.9% -24.3%
Male 4.3% 3.5% 6.3% 15.2% -24.6%
Female 7.4% 4.8% 15.7% 27.5% -23.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 992 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 973, in schedule caste is 1060 and in schedule tribe is 952. There are 957 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Amarapuram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 12 85 91 9
2011 992 973 1060 952 957
2001 963 961 975 861 948

Villages with highest sex ratio in Amarapuram

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Halukuru 1187
Sivaram 992
Thammadehalli 989
Nidragatta 986
Basavanahalli 976
Amarapuram 956
Valasa 953
Hemavathi 950

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Amarapuram is 63%. 71% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Amarapuram

Total Male Female
Change 11.7% 8.1% 15.8%
2011 62.6% 71.3% 53.9%
2001 50.9% 63.2% 38.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Amarapuram

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Halukuru 69
Amarapuram 67
Valasa 63
Thammadehalli 62
Hemavathi 60
Basavanahalli 60
Sivaram 56
Nidragatta 54

Workers profile

Amarapuram has 55% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 50% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Amarapuram

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 55.5% 38.7% 16.8% 44.5%
Male 60.5% 47.4% 13.1% 39.5%
Female 50.4% 29.9% 20.5% 49.6%

Biggest Villages in Amarapuram

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Amarapuram 38.1
Hemavathi 37.3
Valasa 31.4
Thammadehalli 27.5
Sivaram 27.3
Halukuru 26.8
Basavanahalli 23.2
Nidragatta 12.8