Konijerla Mandal, with population of about 61 thousand is Khammam district's the 8th most populous sub district, located in Khammam district of the state Telangana in India. There are 17 villages in the sub district, among them Gubbagurthy is the most populous village with population of 8977 and Kacharam Haveli is the least populous village with population of 1181. Gubbagurthy is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 64 km2 and Linga Gudem is the smallest with 4 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 61 thousand people, among them about 31 thousand (50%) are male and about 30 thousand (50%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 16% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Konijerla mandal is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 17 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Konijerla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 61,321 40,007 11,624 9,690 6,640
Male 30,878 20,041 5,930 4,907 3,419
Female 30,443 19,966 5,694 4,783 3,221

Most populated Villages in Konijerla

Villages
Name Population
Gubbagurthy 8977
Gopathi 6170
Konijerla 6106
Tanikella 5895
Pedamunagala 4533
Thummalapalle 4395
Singaraipalem 3905
Pallipadu 3865
Gundrathimadugu 3208
Ammapalem 3206

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 984 in Muslims are 1010 and in Christians are 1008.

Religion wise population 2011 - Konijerla

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 61,321 56,668 3,560 1,040 1 1 0 4 47
Male 30,878 28,557 1,771 518 1 1 0 2 28
Female 30,443 28,111 1,789 522 0 0 0 2 19

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 9.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 56 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 11.8% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 7.7%. General caste population has increased by 9.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13% and child population has decreased by -14.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Konijerla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.7% 9.7% 7.2% 13% -14.1%
Male 7.7% 7.6% 4.8% 11.9% -14.8%
Female 11.8% 11.9% 9.8% 14.1% -13.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 986 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 960 and in schedule tribe is 975. There are 942 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 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Konijerla

Total General SC ST Child
Change 37 38 43 19 14
2011 986 996 960 975 942
2001 949 958 917 956 928

Villages with highest sex ratio in Konijerla

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Duddepudi 1051
Mallupalle 1020
Konijerla 1020
Pallipadu 1005
Goparam 1003
Gundrathimadugu 1001
Singaraipalem 1001
Tanikella 999
Linga Gudem 993
Thummalapalle 990

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Konijerla is 59%. 68% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Konijerla

Total Male Female
Change 10.8% 9.7% 12.2%
2011 58.9% 68% 49.7%
2001 48.1% 58.3% 37.5%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Konijerla

Workers profile

Konijerla has 56% (about 34 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 55% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 46% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Konijerla

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 56.1% 50.5% 5.6% 43.9%
Male 57.5% 54.7% 2.8% 42.5%
Female 54.6% 46.3% 8.3% 45.4%

Biggest Villages in Konijerla

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Gubbagurthy 63.9
Thummalapalle 22.9
Gopathi 21.2
Pedamunagala 16.8
Gundrathimadugu 13.9
Tanikella 13.1
Konijerla 12.7
Ammapalem 10.6
Singaraipalem 9.5
Pallipadu 8