Yerpedu Mandal, with population of about 56 thousand is Chittoor district's the 23rd most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 32 villages in the sub district, among them Vikruthamala is the most populous village with population of 8416 and Sreenivasapuram is the least populous village with population of 194. Musalipedu is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 13 km2 and Katrakayalagunta is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 56 thousand people, among them about 28 thousand (50%) are male and about 28 thousand (50%) are female. 67% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Yerpedu mandal is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 15 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Yerpedu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 56,403 37,920 12,247 6,236 6,234
Male 28,131 18,956 6,069 3,106 3,263
Female 28,272 18,964 6,178 3,130 2,971

Most populated Villages in Yerpedu

Villages
Name Population
Vikruthamala 8416
Kandadu 4344
Mannasamudram 3580
Yerpedu 3185
Mahankalideviputtur 2902
Chintalapalem 2850
Pangur 2631
Merlapaka 2253
Chellur 2242
Kobaka 2084

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1004 in Muslims are 1090.

Religion wise population 2011 - Yerpedu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 56,403 55,109 1,139 88 1 0 0 1 65
Male 28,131 27,502 545 45 1 0 0 0 38
Female 28,272 27,607 594 43 0 0 0 1 27

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 6.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 53 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 7.5% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 5.3%. General caste population has increased by 2.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 36.5% and child population has decreased by -7.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Yerpedu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.4% 2.8% 5.9% 36.5% -7.3%
Male 5.3% 2.2% 3.7% 35% -5.9%
Female 7.5% 3.5% 8.3% 38.1% -8.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1005 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 1018 and in schedule tribe is 1008. There are 911 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 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Yerpedu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 13 44 22 -30
2011 1005 1000 1018 1008 911
2001 984 987 974 986 941

Villages with highest sex ratio in Yerpedu

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Yerpedu 1182
Krishnampalle 1137
Venkatapuram 1133
Merlapaka 1094
Pagali 1063
Seetharampet 1045
Kobaka 1035
Gudimallam 1020
Kandadu 1020
Madhavamala 1019

Literacy

Total about 31 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Yerpedu is 62%. 72% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Yerpedu

Total Male Female
Change -0.6% -3.1% 2.2%
2011 62.4% 71.6% 53.4%
2001 63% 74.7% 51.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Yerpedu

Workers profile

Yerpedu has 50% (about 28 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 42% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Yerpedu

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.5% 42.5% 8% 49.5%
Male 59.3% 54% 5.3% 40.7%
Female 41.7% 31% 10.7% 58.3%

Biggest Villages in Yerpedu

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Musalipedu 13.3
Kandadu 13.1
Chintalapalem 12.6
Chellur 10.4
Penumallam 9.6
Kobaka 9.6
Mannasamudram 8.9
Mahankalideviputtur 7.2
Chinnajimedu 6.8
Vikruthamala 6.5