Pileru Mandal, with population of about 73 thousand is Chittoor district's the 14th most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 14 villages in the sub district, among them Doddipalle is the most populous village with population of 5292 and Avuvaripalle is the least populous village with population of 235. Talupula is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 30 km2 and Avuvaripalle is the smallest with 1 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 73 thousand people, among them about 36 thousand (50%) are male and about 37 thousand (50%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pileru mandal is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% 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 57% (about 41 thousand) live in Pileru Sub District urban part and 43% (about 32 thousand) population live in the Pileru Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pileru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 73,016 61,991 7,886 3,139 7,444
Male 36,281 31,145 3,602 1,534 3,888
Female 36,735 30,846 4,284 1,605 3,556

Most populated Villages and Cities in Pileru

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Doddipalle 5292 Pileru 41489
Talupula 4690
Regullu 4653
Bodumalluvaripalle 2778
Vepulabylu 2531
Mudupulavemula 2132
Gudarevupalle 1804
Agraharam 1595
Mellacheruvu 1561
Jandla 1516

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 22% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1019 in Muslims are 989.

Religion wise population 2011 - Pileru

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 73,016 56,637 16,010 167 9 4 7 3 179
Male 36,281 28,046 8,048 88 2 2 2 2 91
Female 36,735 28,591 7,962 79 7 2 5 1 88

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 62 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 18.9% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 17.3%. General caste population has increased by 18.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12.6% and child population has decreased by -4.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pileru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.1% 18.3% 18.8% 12.6% -4.1%
Male 17.3% 17.8% 16.7% 8.6% -1.5%
Female 18.9% 18.8% 20.6% 16.6% -6.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1013 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 990, in schedule caste is 1189 and in schedule tribe is 1046. There are 915 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pileru

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 8 38 71 -52
2011 1013 990 1189 1046 915
2001 998 982 1151 975 967

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Pileru

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Doddipalle 1214 Pileru 1007
Kavalipalle 1039
Mudupulavemula 1029
Regullu 1023
Maddelacheruvu 1017
Avuvaripalle 1009
Jandla 992
Bodumalluvaripalle 991
Agraharam 984
Gudarevupalle 982

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 Pileru is 77%. 85% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pileru

Total Male Female
Change 8.5% 4.8% 12.5%
2011 77.1% 85% 69.5%
2001 68.6% 80.2% 57%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Pileru

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Avuvaripalle 79 Pileru 83
Doddipalle 75
Jandla 74
Vepulabylu 73
Agraharam 72
Yerraguntlapalle 72
Mudupulavemula 71
Bodumalluvaripalle 71
Kavalipalle 70
Regullu 69

Workers profile

Pileru has 44% (about 32 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 31% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pileru

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.5% 42.2% 1.3% 56.5%
Male 56.6% 55.2% 1.4% 43.4%
Female 30.6% 29.4% 1.2% 69.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Pileru

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Talupula 30.3 Pileru 5.9
Regullu 29.2
Doddipalle 24.8
Mudupulavemula 18.7
Mellacheruvu 17.6
Vepulabylu 14.3
Gudarevupalle 10.9
Yerraguntlapalle 8.7
Agraharam 8.6
Jandla 8.5