Gangupenta Village, with population of 698 is Amrabad sub district's the 3rd least populous village, located in Amrabad sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Gangupenta village is 69 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 10 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Wanaparthy and distance from Gangupenta village to Wanaparthy is 93 km. The village comes under Ippalapalle panchayat. Amrabad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 50 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 160 km away. 66.51 square kilometer (97%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 698 people, among them 375 (54%) are male and 323 (46%) are female. 6% of the whole population are from general caste and 94% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gangupenta village is 15%, among them 63% are boys and 37% are girls. There are 159 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gangupenta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 698 39 0 659 108
Male 375 20 0 355 68
Female 323 19 0 304 40

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 39% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 502. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.7% which is -25.1% lower than male population growth rate of 51.8%. General caste population has increased by 160%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 35.3% and child population has increased by 11.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gangupenta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39% 160% 0% 35.3% 11.3%
Male 51.8% 150% 0% 48.5% 15.3%
Female 26.7% 171.4% 0% 22.6% 5.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 861 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, and in schedule tribe is 856. There are 588 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 171 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 56 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gangupenta

Total General SC ST Child
Change -171 75 0 -182 -56
2011 861 950 0 856 588
2001 1032 875 0 1038 644

Literacy

Total 263 people in the village are literate, among them 171 are male and 92 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gangupenta is 45%. 56% of male and 33% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 23%. Male literacy has gone up by 20% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gangupenta

Total Male Female
Change 22.4% 20.1% 21.9%
2011 44.6% 55.7% 32.5%
2001 22.2% 35.6% 10.6%

Workers profile

Gangupenta has 54% (375) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 58% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 46% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gangupenta

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 53.7% 41.5% 12.2% 46.3%
Male 49.9% 37.6% 12.3% 50.1%
Female 58.2% 46.1% 12.1% 41.8%