Thottambedu Mandal, with population of about 43 thousand is Chittoor district's the 26th least populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 40 villages in the sub district, among them Pedda Kannali is the most populous village with population of 5562 and Siddigunta @ Umama Heswara Puram is the least populous village with population of 129. Chemuru is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Edulagunta is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 43 thousand people, among them about 21 thousand (50%) are male and about 22 thousand (50%) are female. 56% of the whole population are from general caste, 33% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Thottambedu mandal is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Thottambedu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 43,044 23,905 14,037 5,102 5,116
Male 21,398 11,893 6,931 2,574 2,603
Female 21,646 12,012 7,106 2,528 2,513

Most populated Villages in Thottambedu

Villages
Name Population
Pedda Kannali 5562
Thottambedu 2914
Chittathur 2753
Konathaneri 2070
Pudi 1971
Chiyyavaram 1801
Poyya 1797
Peddakanaparthi 1773
Kasaram 1708
Edulagunta 1600

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 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1012 in Muslims are 983.

Religion wise population 2011 - Thottambedu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 43,044 42,357 476 119 9 2 1 14 66
Male 21,398 21,054 240 57 7 0 0 7 33
Female 21,646 21,303 236 62 2 2 1 7 33

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 4.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 41 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4.5% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of 4%. General caste population has increased by 0.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 17.6% and child population has decreased by -5.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Thottambedu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.2% 0.9% 5.9% 17.6% -5.9%
Male 4% 0.4% 6.4% 16% -6.3%
Female 4.5% 1.4% 5.4% 19.2% -5.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1012 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1010, in schedule caste is 1025 and in schedule tribe is 982. There are 965 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Thottambedu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 9 -10 27 7
2011 1012 1010 1025 982 965
2001 1007 1001 1035 955 958

Villages with highest sex ratio in Thottambedu

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Edulagunta 1210
Sambaiahpalem 1190
Kanchanapalle 1150
Chinna Singamala 1123
Tatiparthy 1117
Sivanadhapalem 1087
Peddagunta Agraharam 1065
Gowdamala 1064
Bonupalle 1063
Poyya 1058

Literacy

Total about 24 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Thottambedu is 63%. 70% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Thottambedu

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 1.5% 6.4%
2011 62.7% 70.3% 55.2%
2001 58.7% 68.8% 48.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Thottambedu

Workers profile

Thottambedu has 50% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 40% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Thottambedu

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.9% 43.6% 6.3% 50.1%
Male 59.6% 54% 5.6% 40.4%
Female 40.4% 33.3% 7.1% 59.6%

Biggest Villages in Thottambedu

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Chemuru 15.8
Kasaram 14.6
Routhusuramala 11.4
Chodavaram 7.8
Poyya 7.1
Pudi 7
Gottipudi 7
Peddakanaparthi 6.6
Chiyyavaram 6.5
Thangellapalem 6.4