Varadaiahpalem Mandal, with population of about 45 thousand is Chittoor district's the 30th least populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 29 villages in the sub district, among them Varadaiahpalem is the most populous village with population of 6449 and Kovurpadu is the least populous village with population of 247. Santhavellore is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 14 km2 and Sathambedu is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 45 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (50%) are male and about 22 thousand (50%) are female. 51% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Varadaiahpalem mandal is 11%, 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 Varadaiahpalem mandal live in the Varadaiahpalem Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Varadaiahpalem

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45,068 23,021 16,622 5,425 5,070
Male 22,628 11,619 8,279 2,730 2,571
Female 22,440 11,402 8,343 2,695 2,499

Most populated Villages in Varadaiahpalem

Villages
Name Population
Varadaiahpalem 6449
C.L Naidu Palle 4427
Chedulapakam 3229
Santhavellore 2926
Karepakam 2862
Pandur 2578
Chilamathur 2286
Thondambattu 1950
Kambakam 1836
Arudur 1768

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 995 in Muslims are 963.

Religion wise population 2011 - Varadaiahpalem

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 45,068 42,280 2,565 188 2 0 13 2 18
Male 22,628 21,197 1,307 104 1 0 6 2 11
Female 22,440 21,083 1,258 84 1 0 7 0 7

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 8.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 42 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 9.3% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 7.6%. General caste population has increased by 3.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 32.2% and child population has decreased by -5.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Varadaiahpalem

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.5% 3.3% 9.7% 32.2% -5.7%
Male 7.6% 3.5% 8% 28.5% -8.8%
Female 9.3% 3.1% 11.5% 36.1% -2.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 992 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 981, in schedule caste is 1008 and in schedule tribe is 987. There are 972 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 63 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Varadaiahpalem

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 -4 32 55 63
2011 992 981 1008 987 972
2001 976 985 976 932 909

Villages with highest sex ratio in Varadaiahpalem

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Kovurpadu 1245
Kurinjalam 1170
Mopurapalle 1135
Nellatur 1065
Kalathur 1037
Chinnapandur 1024
Chilamathur 1023
Maradawada 1014
Thondambattu 1012
Padirikuppam 1011

Literacy

Total about 27 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Varadaiahpalem is 68%. 75% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Varadaiahpalem

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 3.0% 7.6%
2011 67.5% 75.1% 59.9%
2001 62.3% 72.1% 52.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Varadaiahpalem

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Ambur 89
Karepakam 81
Yanadivettu 79
Varadaiahpalem 78
Kadur 76
Maradawada 73
C.L Naidu Palle 70
Chilamathur 69
Mopurapalle 68
Gudalavaripalem 67

Workers profile

Varadaiahpalem has 52% (about 23 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 44% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Varadaiahpalem

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51.6% 43.2% 8.4% 48.4%
Male 59.5% 54.3% 5.2% 40.5%
Female 43.7% 32.1% 11.6% 56.3%

Biggest Villages in Varadaiahpalem

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Santhavellore 14.3
Chilamathur 13.7
Chedulapakam 12.9
Karepakam 10.8
Pandur 9.6
Kalathur 9.1
Kadur 9
Thondambattu 8.4
Arudur 7.7
C.L Naidu Palle 7.6