Rajapuram Village, with population of 1754 is Gooty sub district's the 10th most populous village, located in Gooty sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Rajapuram village is 5 km2 and it is the 4th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 330 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guntakal and distance from Rajapuram village to Guntakal is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Rajapuram village is 515401. The village comes under Rajapuram panchayat. Gooty is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 9 km. District head quarter of the village is Anantapur which is 60 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1754 people, among them 529 (30%) are male and 1225 (70%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 43% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rajapuram village is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 272 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rajapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,754 953 754 47 166
Male 529 435 94 0 83
Female 1,225 518 660 47 83

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 150.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 700. Female population growth rate of the village is 258.2% which is 210.4% higher than male population growth rate of 47.8%. General caste population has increased by 67.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 480% and child population has increased by 76.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rajapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 150.6% 67.2% 480% 0% 76.6%
Male 47.8% 50% 38.2% 0% 66%
Female 258.2% 85% 964.5% 0% 88.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 2316 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1191, in schedule caste is 7021. There are 1000 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 1361 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 120 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rajapuram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1361 225 6109 0 120
2011 2316 1191 7021 0 1000
2001 955 966 912 0 880

Literacy

Total 1265 people in the village are literate, among them 340 are male and 925 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rajapuram is 80%. 76% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone down by -10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 27%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rajapuram

Total Male Female
Change 9.4% -10.2% 27.3%
2011 79.7% 76.2% 81%
2001 70.3% 86.4% 53.7%

Workers profile

Rajapuram has 30% (532) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 17% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rajapuram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.3% 29.8% 0.6% 69.7%
Male 60.5% 60.1% 0.4% 39.5%
Female 17.3% 16.7% 0.7% 82.7%