Chilamathur Village, with population of about 15 thousand is Chilamathur sub district's the most populous village, located in Chilamathur sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chilamathur village is 42 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 370 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Hindupur and distance from Chilamathur village to Hindupur is 26 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chilamathur village is 515341. The village comes under Chilamathur panchayat. Chilamathur is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Anantapur which is 113 km away. 7.5 square kilometer (18%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7786 (50%) are male and 7663 (50%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chilamathur village is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3701 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chilamathur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,449 12,944 2,100 405 1,706
Male 7,786 6,501 1,066 219 852
Female 7,663 6,443 1,034 186 854

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.4% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of 9.5%. General caste population has increased by 8.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2.5% and child population has decreased by -6.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chilamathur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9% 8.8% 11.5% 2.5% -6.8%
Male 9.5% 9.5% 8.6% 15.3% -5.4%
Female 8.4% 8.1% 14.6% -9.3% -8.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 849. There are 1002 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chilamathur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -10 -13 51 -230 -30
2011 984 991 970 849 1002
2001 994 1004 919 1079 1032

Literacy

Total 9258 people in the village are literate, among them 5263 are male and 3995 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chilamathur is 67%. 76% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chilamathur

Total Male Female
Change 2.1% -0.8% 5.0%
2011 67.4% 75.9% 58.7%
2001 65.3% 76.7% 53.7%

Workers profile

Chilamathur has 49% (7587) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 39% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chilamathur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.1% 38% 11.1% 50.9%
Male 58.6% 47.9% 10.7% 41.4%
Female 39.5% 28% 11.5% 60.5%