Gorantla Mandal, with population of about 77 thousand is Anantapur district's the 12th most populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 18 villages in the sub district, among them Gorantla is the most populous village with population of about 25 thousand and Jowkuledudinne is the least populous village with population of 37. Budili is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 50 km2 and Jowkuledudinne is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 77 thousand people, among them about 39 thousand (50%) are male and about 38 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 Gorantla mandal is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gorantla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 77,271 62,434 8,017 6,820 8,429
Male 39,009 31,410 4,043 3,556 4,372
Female 38,262 31,024 3,974 3,264 4,057

Most populated Villages in Gorantla

Villages
Name Population
Gorantla 24586
Budili 9015
Gowrivaripalle 8387
Mandalapalle 7207
Vanavolu 6872
Puleru 3472
Palasamudram 3404
Gangampalle 3207
Mallapalle 3040
Kammavaripalle 2807

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% 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 978 in Muslims are 1007.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gorantla

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 77,271 68,527 8,111 107 6 6 3 7 504
Male 39,009 34,644 4,041 56 4 4 2 6 252
Female 38,262 33,883 4,070 51 2 2 1 1 252

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 70 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.3% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 9.4%. General caste population has increased by 11.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 10.4% and child population has decreased by -5.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gorantla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.8% 11.4% 6.8% 10.4% -5.1%
Male 9.4% 9.8% 5% 11.2% -4.7%
Female 12.3% 13.1% 8.6% 9.5% -5.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 981 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 988, in schedule caste is 983 and in schedule tribe is 918. There are 928 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gorantla

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 29 32 -14 -8
2011 981 988 983 918 928
2001 955 959 951 932 936

Villages with highest sex ratio in Gorantla

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Palasamudram 1035
Gangampalle 1031
Buganipalle 1000
Kammavaripalle 994
Gorantla 994
Katepalle 993
Gowrivaripalle 985
Devulacheruvu 983
Puleru 975
Vanavolu 971

Literacy

Total about 43 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 25 thousand are male and about 18 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gorantla is 62%. 73% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gorantla

Total Male Female
Change 10.1% 6.9% 13.7%
2011 62.4% 72.8% 51.9%
2001 52.3% 65.9% 38.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Gorantla

Workers profile

Gorantla has 52% (about 40 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 44% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gorantla

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.4% 41.8% 10.6% 47.6%
Male 60.7% 51.4% 9.2% 39.3%
Female 43.9% 32% 12% 56.1%

Biggest Villages in Gorantla

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Budili 49.9
Gowrivaripalle 42.4
Vanavolu 31.9
Mandalapalle 31
Mallapalle 27.6
Maredipalle 24.9
Gangampalle 18.1
Vadigepalle 17.6
Puleru 14.5
Palasamudram 14.4