Penumuru Mandal, with population of about 42 thousand is Chittoor district's the 21st least populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 17 villages in the sub district, among them Penumuru is the most populous village with population of 7544 and Thathireddipalle is the least populous village with population of 22. Kamachinnaiahpalle is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 19 km2 and Kondama Agraharam is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 42 thousand people, among them about 21 thousand (50%) are male and about 21 thousand (50%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Penumuru mandal is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Penumuru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 41,539 30,506 10,050 983 3,968
Male 20,973 15,390 5,090 493 2,097
Female 20,566 15,116 4,960 490 1,871

Most populated Villages in Penumuru

Villages
Name Population
Penumuru 7544
Kamachinnaiahpalle 6345
Kalvagunta 6110
Pulikallu 3367
Guntipalle 3363
Samireddipalle 2978
Kaligiri 2404
Chinthapenta 2265
Sathambakam 2109
Chinnamareddi Khandriga 1992

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 980 in Muslims are 967.

Religion wise population 2011 - Penumuru

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 41,539 39,413 1,790 160 4 2 1 3 166
Male 20,973 19,906 910 63 3 1 1 1 88
Female 20,566 19,507 880 97 1 1 0 2 78

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 6.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 39 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 7.1% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 6.4%. General caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.3% and child population has decreased by -15.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Penumuru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.8% 6.3% 6.7% 22.3% -15.9%
Male 6.4% 6% 6.3% 24.2% -14.7%
Female 7.1% 6.7% 7.1% 20.4% -17.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 981 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 982, in schedule caste is 974 and in schedule tribe is 994. There are 892 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Penumuru

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 7 7 -31 -28
2011 981 982 974 994 892
2001 974 975 967 1025 920

Villages with highest sex ratio in Penumuru

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 Penumuru is 72%. 81% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Penumuru

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 1.4% 7.0%
2011 71.9% 80.6% 63.1%
2001 67.8% 79.2% 56.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Penumuru

Workers profile

Penumuru has 47% (about 19 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 34% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Penumuru

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.6% 38% 8.6% 53.4%
Male 58.6% 52.1% 6.5% 41.4%
Female 34.4% 23.6% 10.8% 65.6%

Biggest Villages in Penumuru