Lepakshi Mandal, with population of about 45 thousand is Anantapur district's the 26th least populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 10 villages in the sub district, among them Lepakshi is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Mydugolam is the least populous village with population of 1424. Kallur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 22 km2 and Mydugolam is the smallest with 4 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 45 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (51%) are male and about 22 thousand (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lepakshi mandal is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 10 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lepakshi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45,122 36,862 7,697 563 4,675
Male 23,100 18,914 3,886 300 2,358
Female 22,022 17,948 3,811 263 2,317

Most populated Villages in Lepakshi

Villages
Name Population
Lepakshi 10042
Kanchisamudram 4809
Kallur 4581
Cholasamudram 4455
Pulamathi 4317
Kondur 4189
Kodihalli 4161
Sirivaram 3921
Manepalle 3223
Mydugolam 1424

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 954 in Muslims are 953.

Religion wise population 2011 - Lepakshi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 45,122 40,545 4,491 70 0 1 0 0 15
Male 23,100 20,745 2,299 46 0 1 0 0 9
Female 22,022 19,800 2,192 24 0 0 0 0 6

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 7.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 42 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 8.4% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 6%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 188.7% and child population has decreased by -17.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lepakshi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.2% 6.1% 7.4% 188.7% -17.9%
Male 6% 5% 6.8% 125.6% -19.7%
Female 8.4% 7.3% 8.1% 324.2% -16%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 953 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 981 and in schedule tribe is 877. There are 983 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 44 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lepakshi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 20 13 411 44
2011 953 949 981 877 983
2001 932 929 968 466 939

Villages with highest sex ratio in Lepakshi

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Sirivaram 1024
Kallur 1013
Manepalle 993
Cholasamudram 978
Kodihalli 973
Kondur 970
Kanchisamudram 958
Mydugolam 945
Pulamathi 943
Lepakshi 869

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 Lepakshi is 61%. 71% of male and 51% 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 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lepakshi

Total Male Female
Change 8.3% 4.9% 12.1%
2011 61.2% 70.7% 51.2%
2001 52.9% 65.8% 39.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Lepakshi

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Lepakshi 70
Kodihalli 67
Cholasamudram 63
Pulamathi 60
Sirivaram 58
Manepalle 57
Kallur 57
Kanchisamudram 56
Mydugolam 55
Kondur 53

Workers profile

Lepakshi has 49% (about 22 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 41% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lepakshi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49.1% 40.3% 8.9% 50.9%
Male 57.3% 50.3% 7% 42.7%
Female 40.6% 29.7% 10.9% 59.4%

Biggest Villages in Lepakshi

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kallur 21.9
Kanchisamudram 21.1
Lepakshi 18.9
Kondur 18.7
Cholasamudram 15.4
Sirivaram 13.1
Kodihalli 12.9
Manepalle 12
Pulamathi 11.4
Mydugolam 4.2