Narpala Village, with population of about 19 thousand is Narpala sub district's the most populous village, located in Narpala sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Narpala village is 43 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 446 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Narpala which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Anantapur and distance from Narpala village to Anantapur is 23 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Narpala village is 515425. The village comes under Narpala panchayat. Narpala is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Anantapur which is 23 km away. 0.27 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9466 (50%) are male and 9516 (50%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Narpala village is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4876 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Narpala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,982 16,680 1,900 402 2,296
Male 9,466 8,357 900 209 1,216
Female 9,516 8,323 1,000 193 1,080

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.1% which is 5.5% higher than male population growth rate of 11.6%. General caste population has increased by 13.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 57% and child population has increased by 2.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Narpala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.3% 13.3% 17.1% 57% 2.9%
Male 11.6% 11.7% 4.5% 48.2% 1.6%
Female 17.1% 14.8% 31.4% 67.8% 4.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1005 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 1111 and in schedule tribe is 923. There are 888 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Narpala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 47 27 227 107 24
2011 1005 996 1111 923 888
2001 958 969 884 816 864

Literacy

Total 9812 people in the village are literate, among them 5637 are male and 4175 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Narpala is 59%. 68% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Narpala

Total Male Female
Change 4.3% 1.6% 7.6%
2011 58.8% 68.3% 49.5%
2001 54.5% 66.7% 41.9%

Workers profile

Narpala has 53% (9995) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 46% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Narpala

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.7% 48.7% 4% 47.3%
Male 59.1% 56.8% 2.3% 40.9%
Female 46.3% 40.5% 5.7% 53.7%