Chilamathur Mandal, with population of about 51 thousand is Anantapur district's the 28th most populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 15 villages in the sub district, among them Chilamathur is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Kanugamakulapalle is the least populous village with population of 82. Chilamathur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 42 km2 and Muddireddipalle is the smallest with 2 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 51 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (50%) are male and about 26 thousand (50%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chilamathur mandal is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chilamathur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51,456 43,297 6,786 1,373 5,501
Male 25,759 21,680 3,389 690 2,795
Female 25,697 21,617 3,397 683 2,706

Most populated Villages in Chilamathur

Villages
Name Population
Chilamathur 15449
Kodur 8813
Demakethepalle 4602
Chagaluru 4262
Settipalle 2990
Somaghatta 2963
Kodikonda 2789
Morasalapalle 2773
Tekulodu 2250
Veerapuram 1910

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 997 in Muslims are 1001.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chilamathur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 51,456 46,335 5,026 37 5 3 0 3 47
Male 25,759 23,206 2,512 18 1 2 0 1 19
Female 25,697 23,129 2,514 19 4 1 0 2 28

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 46 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 11.9% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 9.9%. General caste population has increased by 10.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 25.5% and child population has decreased by -8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chilamathur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.9% 10.1% 13.6% 25.5% -8%
Male 9.9% 9.3% 10.5% 29% -7.8%
Female 11.9% 10.9% 16.9% 22.2% -8.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 998 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 1002 and in schedule tribe is 990. There are 968 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chilamathur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 14 55 -55 -5
2011 998 997 1002 990 968
2001 979 983 947 1045 973

Villages with highest sex ratio in Chilamathur

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Tekulodu 1383
Muddireddipalle 1024
Morasalapalle 1023
Somaghatta 1006
Kodikonda 1001
Kanugamakulapalle 1000
Chagaluru 994
Chilamathur 984
Veerapuram 983
Kodur 983

Literacy

Total about 28 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chilamathur is 61%. 71% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chilamathur

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 2.1% 9.5%
2011 61.5% 71% 52%
2001 55.9% 68.9% 42.5%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Chilamathur

Workers profile

Chilamathur has 52% (about 27 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 45% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chilamathur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.3% 35.2% 17.1% 47.7%
Male 59.7% 44.5% 15.2% 40.3%
Female 44.8% 25.9% 18.9% 55.2%

Biggest Villages in Chilamathur

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Chilamathur 41.8
Kodur 40.8
Chagaluru 24.2
Somaghatta 17.5
Demakethepalle 16.7
Morasalapalle 15
Settipalle 14.5
Tekulodu 8.9
Kodikonda 8.1
Veerapuram 7.9