Gunjepalle Village, with population of about 17 thousand is Mudigubba sub district's the most populous village, located in Mudigubba sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gunjepalle village is 39 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 429 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Gunjepalle which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Kadiri and distance from Gunjepalle village to Kadiri is 30 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Gunjepalle village is 515159. The village comes under Gunjepalle&mudigubba panchayat. Mudigubba is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 4 km. District head quarter of the village is Anantapur which is 64 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 8147 (49%) are male and 8479 (51%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gunjepalle village is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4159 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gunjepalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,626 13,576 1,110 1,940 1,767
Male 8,147 6,653 550 944 885
Female 8,479 6,923 560 996 882

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 31.6% which is 10.4% higher than male population growth rate of 21.2%. General caste population has increased by 15.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 36.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 241.5% and child population has increased by 16.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gunjepalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.3% 15.2% 36.2% 241.5% 16.3%
Male 21.2% 10.9% 30.6% 214.7% 11.6%
Female 31.6% 19.7% 42.1% 271.6% 21.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1041 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1041, in schedule caste is 1018 and in schedule tribe is 1055. There are 997 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 82 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 80 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gunjepalle

Total General SC ST Child
Change 82 77 82 162 80
2011 1041 1041 1018 1055 997
2001 959 964 936 893 917

Literacy

Total 9663 people in the village are literate, among them 5484 are male and 4179 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gunjepalle is 65%. 76% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gunjepalle

Total Male Female
Change 3.3% 0.6% 7.0%
2011 65% 75.5% 55%
2001 61.7% 74.9% 48%

Workers profile

Gunjepalle has 45% (7478) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 32% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gunjepalle

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45% 33.4% 11.6% 55%
Male 58.3% 47.8% 10.4% 41.7%
Female 32.2% 19.5% 12.7% 67.8%