Srikalahasti Mandal, with population of about 1.4 lakh is Chittoor district's the 4th most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 61 villages in the sub district, among them Uranduru is the most populous village with population of 2884 and Bodavaripalle is the least populous village with population of 4. Melachur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 33 km2 and Appalayagunta is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Srikalahasti Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.4 lakh people, among them about 68 thousand (49%) are male and about 70 thousand (51%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Srikalahasti mandal is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 35 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 58% (about 80 thousand) live in Srikalahasti Sub District urban part and 42% (about 58 thousand) population live in the Srikalahasti Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Srikalahasti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 137,637 100,908 26,721 10,008 14,798
Male 67,817 50,008 12,971 4,838 7,597
Female 69,820 50,900 13,750 5,170 7,201

Most populated Villages and Cities in Srikalahasti

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Uranduru 2884 Srikalahasti 80056
Inagalur 2524
Panagallu (Rural) 2312
Eguvaveedhi 2128
Vedam 2094
Velavedu 1883
Muchivolu 1823
Vagavedu 1725
Subbanaidu -Khandriga 1675
Akkurthy 1673

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1027 in Muslims are 1049.

Religion wise population 2011 - Srikalahasti

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 137,637 124,731 11,188 1,002 30 7 193 5 481
Male 67,817 61,537 5,461 487 16 4 96 2 214
Female 69,820 63,194 5,727 515 14 3 97 3 267

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.7% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of 7.7%. General caste population has increased by 8.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23% and child population has decreased by -6.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Srikalahasti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.2% 8.6% 11.9% 23% -6.1%
Male 7.7% 6.5% 9.3% 15.8% -5%
Female 12.7% 10.7% 14.5% 30.6% -7.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1030 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1018, in schedule caste is 1060 and in schedule tribe is 1069. There are 948 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Srikalahasti

Total General SC ST Child
Change 47 38 48 121 -24
2011 1030 1018 1060 1069 948
2001 983 980 1012 948 972

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Srikalahasti

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kothapalle Chinthala 1343 Srikalahasti 1053
Pullareddi Khandriga 1189
Madamala 1145
Mangalagunta 1133
Cherlapalle 1099
Kapugunneri 1098
Diguvaveedhi 1078
Vagavedu 1056
Ammacheruvu 1052
Ammapalem 1051

Literacy

Total about 88 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 48 thousand are male and about 40 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Srikalahasti is 72%. 79% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Srikalahasti

Total Male Female
Change 2.6% -0.1% 5.5%
2011 71.7% 79.1% 64.5%
2001 69.1% 79.2% 59%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Srikalahasti

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Appalayagunta 90 Srikalahasti 79
Diguvaveedhi 88
Mangalagunta 82
Kapugunneri 81
Bokkasam Palem 76
Rachagunneri 75
Aravakothuru 75
Muchivolu 74
Kuntipudi 72
Thondamanadu 71

Workers profile

Srikalahasti has 40% (about 55 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 24% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Srikalahasti

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.1% 31% 9.1% 59.9%
Male 56.8% 46.7% 10.1% 43.2%
Female 23.8% 15.7% 8.1% 76.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Srikalahasti

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Melachur 33.2 Srikalahasti 12.9
Kalavagunta 33.2
Gollapalle @ Venkatapuram 30.6
Poli 29
Inagalur 17.6
Vedam 15.1
Velavedu 13.8
Velampadu 12.8
Muchivolu 11.7
Narayanapuram 11.3