Puthalapattu Mandal, with population of about 46 thousand is Chittoor district's the 33rd least populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 20 villages in the sub district, among them Puthalapattu is the most populous village with population of 5583 and Thippanapalle is the least populous village with population of 585. Vavilthota is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 17 km2 and Thippanapalle is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 46 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (50%) are male and about 23 thousand (50%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Puthalapattu mandal is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Puthalapattu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 46,412 33,575 11,371 1,466 4,289
Male 23,258 16,760 5,736 762 2,268
Female 23,154 16,815 5,635 704 2,021

Most populated Villages in Puthalapattu

Villages
Name Population
Puthalapattu 5583
Vavilthota 4879
Kothakota 4567
Muthirevula 4003
Potukanuma 3321
Thenepalle 2784
Polavaram 2417
Palakuru 2298
Erracheruvupalle 2155
Baitapalle 2011

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 996 in Muslims are 973.

Religion wise population 2011 - Puthalapattu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 46,412 45,255 730 118 2 2 1 7 297
Male 23,258 22,675 370 58 0 1 0 4 150
Female 23,154 22,580 360 60 2 1 1 3 147

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 3.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 45 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4.2% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 3.6%. General caste population has increased by 3.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 46.9% and child population has decreased by -16.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Puthalapattu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.9% 3.3% 1.6% 46.9% -16.6%
Male 3.6% 2.9% 1.5% 48.2% -13.7%
Female 4.2% 3.8% 1.8% 45.5% -19.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1003, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 924. There are 891 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 65 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Puthalapattu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 9 3 -18 -65
2011 996 1003 982 924 891
2001 989 994 979 942 956

Villages with highest sex ratio in Puthalapattu

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Thippanapalle 1082
Chitipiralla 1056
Erracheruvupalle 1039
Palakuru 1021
Paturu 1019
Potukanuma 1015
Polavaram 1014
Peta Agraharam 1007
Puthalapattu 1003
Vepanapalle 1000

Literacy

Total about 31 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Puthalapattu is 74%. 83% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Puthalapattu

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 2.0% 7.4%
2011 73.5% 82.7% 64.5%
2001 68.9% 80.7% 57.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Puthalapattu

Workers profile

Puthalapattu has 45% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 33% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Puthalapattu

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.8% 41.1% 3.7% 55.2%
Male 57% 54% 3% 43%
Female 32.6% 28% 4.5% 67.4%

Biggest Villages in Puthalapattu

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Vavilthota 17.3
Kothakota 16.9
Potukanuma 13.7
Thenepalle 12.9
Puthalapattu 10.7
Erracheruvupalle 8.7
Baitapalle 8.5
Paturu 8.4
Palakuru 7.8
Polavaram 7.6