Peddamandyam Mandal, with population of about 35 thousand is Chittoor district's the 15th least populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 9 villages in the sub district, among them Kalicherla is the most populous village with population of 8999 and Diguvapalle is the least populous village with population of 763. Kalicherla is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 49 km2 and Siddavaram is the smallest with 7 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 35 thousand people, among them about 17 thousand (50%) are male and about 17 thousand (50%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Peddamandyam mandal is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 9121 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Peddamandyam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34,502 28,787 2,424 3,291 4,310
Male 17,278 14,466 1,207 1,605 2,246
Female 17,224 14,321 1,217 1,686 2,064

Most populated Villages in Peddamandyam

Villages
Name Population
Kalicherla 8999
Peddamandyam 7960
Veligallu 5131
Papepalle 3750
Musalikunta 2763
Bandrevu 2714
Sivapuram 1273
Siddavaram 1149
Diguvapalle 763

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 21% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 996 in Muslims are 1005.

Religion wise population 2011 - Peddamandyam

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 34,502 27,289 7,090 43 5 2 7 2 64
Male 17,278 13,674 3,537 26 3 1 2 1 34
Female 17,224 13,615 3,553 17 2 1 5 1 30

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 0.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 34 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 0.3% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of -0%. General caste population has decreased by -0.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1.1% and child population has decreased by -4.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Peddamandyam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.1% -0.5% 7% 1.1% -4.9%
Male -0% -0.5% 8.4% -1.7% -3.2%
Female 0.3% -0.5% 5.6% 3.9% -6.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 990, in schedule caste is 1008 and in schedule tribe is 1050. There are 919 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Peddamandyam

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 0 -28 56 -34
2011 997 990 1008 1050 919
2001 993 990 1036 994 953

Villages with highest sex ratio in Peddamandyam

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Papepalle 1066
Siddavaram 1048
Diguvapalle 1035
Sivapuram 1021
Musalikunta 1007
Bandrevu 1007
Veligallu 998
Peddamandyam 986
Kalicherla 960

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and 6975 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Peddamandyam is 58%. 69% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Peddamandyam

Total Male Female
Change 7.5% 5.8% 9.2%
2011 57.6% 69.3% 46%
2001 50.1% 63.5% 36.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Peddamandyam

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Veligallu 64
Kalicherla 60
Siddavaram 58
Peddamandyam 58
Papepalle 55
Sivapuram 54
Bandrevu 53
Musalikunta 51
Diguvapalle 40

Workers profile

Peddamandyam has 58% (about 20 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 56% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 45% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Peddamandyam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 57.8% 49.8% 8% 42.2%
Male 59.9% 54.9% 5% 40.1%
Female 55.7% 44.7% 11% 44.3%

Biggest Villages in Peddamandyam

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kalicherla 48.8
Peddamandyam 34
Papepalle 29.7
Bandrevu 26.1
Veligallu 20.3
Musalikunta 20
Diguvapalle 16.8
Sivapuram 13.3
Siddavaram 6.7