Sodam Mandal, with population of about 34 thousand is Chittoor district's the 14th least populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 13 villages in the sub district, among them Sodam is the most populous village with population of 6995 and Chintamakulapalle is the least populous village with population of 773. Booragamanda is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 24 km2 and Chintamakulapalle is the smallest with 7 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 34 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (51%) are male and about 17 thousand (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sodam mandal is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 8992 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sodam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34,394 28,794 4,702 898 3,307
Male 17,598 14,754 2,407 437 1,772
Female 16,796 14,040 2,295 461 1,535

Most populated Villages in Sodam

Villages
Name Population
Sodam 6995
Booragamanda 3893
Cherukuvaripalle 3854
Ammagaripalle 3247
Vootupalle 3045
Khambhamvaripalle 2429
Thimmanayanipalle 2187
Gongivaripalle 1741
Palamanda 1662
Nadigadda 1553

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 948 in Muslims are 1012.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sodam

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 34,394 30,616 3,659 28 4 1 8 2 76
Male 17,598 15,715 1,819 15 3 0 3 1 42
Female 16,796 14,901 1,840 13 1 1 5 1 34

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 1.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 34 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 0.1% which is -3.5% lower than male population growth rate of 3.6%. General caste population has increased by 1.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19.1% and child population has decreased by -18.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sodam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.8% 1.3% 2.6% 19.1% -18.3%
Male 3.6% 3.4% 3.1% 15.6% -15.8%
Female 0.1% -0.9% 2% 22.6% -20.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 952, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 1055. There are 866 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 decreased by 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 56 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sodam

Total General SC ST Child
Change -34 -40 -10 60 -56
2011 954 952 953 1055 866
2001 988 992 963 995 922

Villages with highest sex ratio in Sodam

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 8784 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sodam is 68%. 78% of male and 58% 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 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sodam

Total Male Female
Change 4.3% 1.5% 6.9%
2011 68% 78.1% 57.6%
2001 63.7% 76.6% 50.7%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Sodam

Workers profile

Sodam has 51% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 43% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sodam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.6% 48.5% 2.1% 49.4%
Male 57.5% 55.9% 1.7% 42.5%
Female 43.4% 40.7% 2.6% 56.6%

Biggest Villages in Sodam