Penuballi Mandal, with population of about 53 thousand is Khammam district's the 14th most populous sub district, located in Khammam district of the state Telangana in India. There are 21 villages in the sub district, among them Penuballi is the most populous village with population of 8915 and Chowdavaram is the least populous village with population of 500. Gowararam is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 37 km2 and Thummalapalle is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 53 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (50%) are male and about 27 thousand (50%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 16% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Penuballi mandal is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Penuballi mandal live in the Penuballi Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Penuballi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 52,841 33,278 11,091 8,472 5,166
Male 26,221 16,561 5,386 4,274 2,663
Female 26,620 16,717 5,705 4,198 2,503

Most populated Villages in Penuballi

Villages
Name Population
Penuballi 8915
Tekulapalle 4235
Karaigudem 3968
Thallapenta 3396
Gowararam 3361
Chintagudem 3069
Lankapalle 3001
Kuppenakuntla 2860
Kondrupadu 2614
Mandalapadu 2491

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1014 in Muslims are 1032 and in Christians are 1079.

Religion wise population 2011 - Penuballi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 52,841 50,802 1,270 634 5 2 3 2 123
Male 26,221 25,222 625 305 3 1 2 0 63
Female 26,620 25,580 645 329 2 1 1 2 60

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 5.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 50 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 8.6% which is 5.9% higher than male population growth rate of 2.7%. General caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.3% and child population has decreased by -18.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Penuballi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.6% 6.3% 5.4% 3.3% -18.1%
Male 2.7% 3.5% 0.4% 2.6% -17.9%
Female 8.6% 9.1% 10.6% 3.9% -18.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1015 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1009, in schedule caste is 1059 and in schedule tribe is 982. There are 940 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 54 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Penuballi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 54 51 98 12 -3
2011 1015 1009 1059 982 940
2001 961 958 961 970 943

Villages with highest sex ratio in Penuballi

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Adavimallela 1675
Gollagudem 1086
Lankapalle 1061
Karaigudem 1026
Penuballi 1026
Gowararam 1021
Ramachandra Puram 1019
Yerughatla 1016
Ganeshunipadu 1011
Thallapenta 1004

Literacy

Total about 29 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Penuballi is 62%. 68% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Penuballi

Total Male Female
Change 7.5% 5.4% 10.1%
2011 61.6% 68.3% 55%
2001 54.1% 62.9% 44.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Penuballi

Workers profile

Penuballi has 53% (about 28 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 47% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Penuballi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.9% 43% 9.9% 47.1%
Male 59.3% 51.1% 8.1% 40.7%
Female 46.7% 35.1% 11.6% 53.3%

Biggest Villages in Penuballi

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Gowararam 36.9
Thallapenta 34.2
Lingagudem 23.4
Ramachandra Puram 22.9
Karaigudem 15
Lankapalle 14.9
Kuppenakuntla 14.6
Penuballi 14
Kondrupadu 13.9
Tekulapalle 11.5