Tanakal Mandal, with population of about 48 thousand is Anantapur district's the 30th least populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 18 villages in the sub district, among them Tanakal is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Maddinayanipalem is the least populous village with population of 105. Tavalam is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 45 km2 and Agraharampalle is the smallest with 4 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 48 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (49%) are male and about 24 thousand (51%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tanakal mandal is 11%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tanakal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 47,946 35,477 7,686 4,783 5,308
Male 23,722 17,507 3,802 2,413 2,618
Female 24,224 17,970 3,884 2,370 2,690

Most populated Villages in Tanakal

Villages
Name Population
Tanakal 11908
Tavalam 7058
Kokkanti 5531
Balasamudram 3479
Bonthalapalle 3248
T.Sadum 2890
Ethodu 2533
Cheekatimanipalle 2485
Gurrambailu 1535
Malreddipalle 1425

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1018 in Muslims are 1051.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tanakal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 47,946 42,952 4,855 67 5 0 1 4 62
Male 23,722 21,283 2,367 36 2 0 1 1 32
Female 24,224 21,669 2,488 31 3 0 0 3 30

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 0.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 48 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 3.4% which is 6.1% higher than male population growth rate of -2.7%. General caste population has decreased by 0%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -4.9% and child population has decreased by -7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tanakal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.3% 0% 5.1% -4.9% -7%
Male -2.7% -2.7% 1.3% -8.5% -9.6%
Female 3.4% 2.8% 9.2% -1% -4.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1021 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1026, in schedule caste is 1022 and in schedule tribe is 982. There are 1028 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 59 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 57 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tanakal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 59 54 74 74 57
2011 1021 1026 1022 982 1028
2001 962 972 948 908 971

Villages with highest sex ratio in Tanakal

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tanakal is 58%. 70% of male and 47% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tanakal

Total Male Female
Change 8.5% 5.1% 12.8%
2011 58.3% 69.9% 47%
2001 49.8% 64.8% 34.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Tanakal

Workers profile

Tanakal has 54% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 47% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tanakal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 53.9% 42.2% 11.7% 46.1%
Male 60.5% 51.9% 8.7% 39.5%
Female 47.3% 32.7% 14.7% 52.7%

Biggest Villages in Tanakal

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Tavalam 45.1
Kokkanti 44.8
Tanakal 43
Bonthalapalle 23.4
T.Sadum 21.3
Malreddipalle 19.7
Ethodu 18.9
Kotapalle 13.5
Cheekatimanipalle 10.7
Chinnaramannagaripalle 10.6