Puttur Mandal, with population of about 79 thousand is Chittoor district's the 11th most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 12 villages in the sub district, among them Tirumalakuppam is the most populous village with population of 4227 and Nandimangalam (R) is the least populous village with population of 167. Kumarabommarajupuram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 14 km2 and Gollapalle is the smallest with 1 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Puttur Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 79 thousand people, among them about 39 thousand (49%) are male and about 40 thousand (51%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Puttur mandal is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 20 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 68% (about 54 thousand) live in Puttur Sub District urban part and 32% (about 25 thousand) population live in the Puttur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Puttur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 79,166 59,069 15,583 4,514 7,935
Male 39,186 29,506 7,442 2,238 4,092
Female 39,980 29,563 8,141 2,276 3,843

Most populated Villages and Cities in Puttur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Tirumalakuppam 4227 Puttur 54092
Thorur (R) 3916
Kumarabommarajupuram 3174
Parameswara Mangalam 2453
Taduku 2326
Vepagunta 2244
Kasamkuppam 2218
Nesanur (R) 1864
Utharapukhandriga 1067
Sirugurajupalem 828

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1021 in Muslims are 1012.

Religion wise population 2011 - Puttur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 79,166 75,703 2,543 730 8 7 9 3 163
Male 39,186 37,455 1,264 363 4 3 4 2 91
Female 39,980 38,248 1,279 367 4 4 5 1 72

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 68 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 18% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 14%. General caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.4% and child population has decreased by -5.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Puttur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16% 19.6% 4.3% 14.4% -5.6%
Male 14% 18.5% 0.1% 10.1% -4.6%
Female 18% 20.8% 8.5% 19% -6.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1020 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1002, in schedule caste is 1094 and in schedule tribe is 1017. There are 939 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Puttur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 19 85 77 -21
2011 1020 1002 1094 1017 939
2001 986 983 1009 940 960

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Puttur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Thorur (R) 1351 Puttur 1002
Parameswara Mangalam 1118
Vepagunta 1047
Tirumalakuppam 1037
Utharapukhandriga 1029
Nandimangalam (R) 1012
Kumarabommarajupuram 1009
Sirugurajupalem 990
Gollapalle 987
Taduku 975

Literacy

Total about 54 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 29 thousand are male and about 25 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Puttur is 76%. 83% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Puttur

Total Male Female
Change 2.1% -0.1% 4.6%
2011 75.7% 83.2% 68.4%
2001 73.6% 83.3% 63.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Puttur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Vepagunta 79 Puttur 78
Thorur (R) 75
Gollapalle 74
Nandimangalam (R) 73
Tirumalakuppam 72
Taduku 71
Sirugurajupalem 69
Utharapukhandriga 69
Parameswara Mangalam 68
Nesanur (R) 64

Workers profile

Puttur has 40% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 24% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Puttur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.6% 31.7% 7.9% 60.4%
Male 55.2% 47.9% 7.2% 44.8%
Female 24.4% 15.8% 8.5% 75.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Puttur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kumarabommarajupuram 13.7 Puttur 43.3
Taduku 13.5
Nandimangalam (R) 8
Nesanur (R) 7.2
Parameswara Mangalam 7
Thorur (R) 6.8
Tirumalakuppam 6.8
Kasamkuppam 4.6
Vepagunta 4.3
Sirugurajupalem 1.8