Dharmapuram Village, with population of 721 is Gooty sub district's the 5th least populous village, located in Gooty sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dharmapuram village is 7 km2 and it is the 8th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 101 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guntakal and distance from Dharmapuram village to Guntakal is 38 km. The village comes under Dharmapuram panchayat. Gooty is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 7 km. District head quarter of the village is Anantapur which is 58 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 721 people, among them 374 (52%) are male and 347 (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dharmapuram village is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 184 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dharmapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 721 537 162 22 86
Male 374 270 90 14 46
Female 347 267 72 8 40

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 704. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.1% which is -0.6% lower than male population growth rate of 2.7%. General caste population has increased by 7.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -62.7% and child population has decreased by -5.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dharmapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.4% 7.8% 10.2% -62.7% -5.5%
Male 2.7% 5.1% 25% -60% 4.5%
Female 2.1% 10.8% -4% -66.7% -14.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 989, in schedule caste is 800 and in schedule tribe is 571. There are 870 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 198 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dharmapuram

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 51 -242 -115 -198
2011 928 989 800 571 870
2001 934 938 1042 686 1068

Literacy

Total 528 people in the village are literate, among them 300 are male and 228 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dharmapuram is 83%. 91% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 26%. Male literacy has gone up by 20% and female literacy rate has gone up by 32%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dharmapuram

Total Male Female
Change 26.0% 20.9% 32.0%
2011 83.1% 91.5% 74.3%
2001 57.1% 70.6% 42.3%

Workers profile

Dharmapuram has 56% (403) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 55% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 38% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dharmapuram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55.9% 30.9% 25% 44.1%
Male 56.4% 43.3% 13.1% 43.6%
Female 55.3% 17.6% 37.8% 44.7%