Pakala Mandal, with population of about 57 thousand is Chittoor district's the 21st most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 15 villages in the sub district, among them Pakala is the most populous village with population of about 22 thousand and Nagamma Agraharam is the least populous village with population of 4. Pakala is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 27 km2 and Achamma Agraharam is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 57 thousand people, among them about 28 thousand (49%) are male and about 29 thousand (51%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pakala mandal is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 15 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pakala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 56,667 42,071 13,122 1,474 5,420
Male 28,025 20,841 6,449 735 2,846
Female 28,642 21,230 6,673 739 2,574

Most populated Villages in Pakala

Villages
Name Population
Pakala 21565
Damalcheruvu 10344
Mogarala 3606
Vallivedu 3113
Padiputlabayalu 3065
Gadanki 2527
Oddepalle 2311
Maddinayanipalle 2102
Gorpadu 1948
Ganugapenta 1634

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1019 in Muslims are 1020.

Religion wise population 2011 - Pakala

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 56,667 48,031 7,848 657 3 4 25 6 93
Male 28,025 23,785 3,885 290 2 1 11 3 48
Female 28,642 24,246 3,963 367 1 3 14 3 45

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -0.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 57 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 0.9% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of -1.4%. General caste population has decreased by -2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 25.8% and child population has decreased by -14.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pakala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.2% -2% 3.2% 25.8% -14.1%
Male -1.4% -2.9% 1.4% 22.7% -8.9%
Female 0.9% -1.1% 5% 29% -19.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1022 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1019, in schedule caste is 1035 and in schedule tribe is 1005. There are 904 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 116 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pakala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 19 36 48 -116
2011 1022 1019 1035 1005 904
2001 999 1000 999 957 1020

Villages with highest sex ratio in Pakala

Literacy

Total about 39 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 21 thousand are male and about 17 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pakala is 75%. 84% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pakala

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 0.6% 5.6%
2011 75.2% 84.1% 66.5%
2001 72.2% 83.5% 60.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Pakala

Workers profile

Pakala has 45% (about 25 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 32% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pakala

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.5% 38.4% 6.1% 55.5%
Male 57.6% 52.7% 4.9% 42.4%
Female 31.7% 24.5% 7.2% 68.3%

Biggest Villages in Pakala

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Pakala 27.1
Damalcheruvu 19
Mogarala 11.9
Vallivedu 10.3
Gorpadu 9.3
Oddepalle 7.8
Gadanki 7.6
Adenapalle 6.8
Maddinayanipalle 6.2
Ganugapenta 5.4