Renigunta Mandal, with population of about 76 thousand is Chittoor district's the 12th most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 30 villages in the sub district, among them Karakambadi (Rural) is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Erragunta is the least populous village with population of 175. Karakambadi (Rural) is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 69 km2 and Thathaiah Kalva is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Renigunta Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 76 thousand people, among them about 38 thousand (50%) are male and about 38 thousand (50%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Renigunta mandal is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 66% (about 50 thousand) live in Renigunta Sub District rural part and 34% (about 26 thousand) population live in the Renigunta Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Renigunta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 75,789 53,976 16,496 5,317 8,365
Male 38,090 27,050 8,145 2,895 4,276
Female 37,699 26,926 8,351 2,422 4,089

Most populated Villages and Cities in Renigunta

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Karakambadi (Rural) 10504 Renigunta 26031
Gajulamandyam 5042
Kothapalem 4555
Thukivakam (Rural) 3864
R. Mallavaram 3836
Surappakasam 2970
Krishnapuram 1994
Kurukalva 1585
Vedullacheruvu 1317
Elamandyam 1302

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% 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 991 in Muslims are 990 and in Christians are 998.

Religion wise population 2011 - Renigunta

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 75,789 67,947 6,283 1,161 29 4 103 5 257
Male 38,090 34,135 3,158 581 15 2 53 2 144
Female 37,699 33,812 3,125 580 14 2 50 3 113

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 13.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 67 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.1% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 12.7%. General caste population has increased by 9.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 55.5% and child population has decreased by -0.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Renigunta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.9% 9.8% 17.9% 55.5% -0.5%
Male 12.7% 7.4% 17.9% 69% -0.4%
Female 15.1% 12.3% 17.9% 42% -0.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 990 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 995, in schedule caste is 1025 and in schedule tribe is 837. There are 956 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Renigunta

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 43 -1 -159 -2
2011 990 995 1025 837 956
2001 969 952 1026 996 958

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Renigunta

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Renigunta Agraharam 1131 Renigunta 1003
Balupalle 1082
Ammavaripatteda 1064
Krishnapuram 1051
Vedullacheruvu 1051
Molagamudi 1045
Annasamipalle 1044
Kothapalem 1044
Sanjeevarayanipatteda 1036
Srinivasaudasipuram 1035

Literacy

Total about 51 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 28 thousand are male and about 23 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Renigunta is 76%. 84% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Renigunta

Total Male Female
Change -0.3% -1.6% 1.2%
2011 76.1% 83.9% 68.2%
2001 76.4% 85.5% 67%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Renigunta

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Erragunta 95 Renigunta 85
Sanjeevarayanipatteda 83
Kurukalva 81
Jeepalem 79
Erramareddipalem 78
Dharmapuram Khandriga 77
Gajulamandyam 77
Kothapalem 76
Kotramangalam 76
Adusupalem 74

Workers profile

Renigunta has 39% (about 29 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 22% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Renigunta

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.7% 32.8% 5.9% 61.3%
Male 55.1% 48.3% 6.8% 44.9%
Female 22.1% 17.1% 5% 77.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Renigunta

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Karakambadi (Rural) 68.6 Renigunta 4.6
Krishnapuram 33.5
Venkatapuram 19.4
Gajulamandyam 9.9
R. Mallavaram 9.8
Thukivakam (Rural) 9.1
Kothapalem 8.4
Surappakasam 8.3
Kurukalva 8.1
Thandlam 3.5