Irala Mandal, with population of about 51 thousand is Chittoor district's the 28th most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 18 villages in the sub district, among them Polakala is the most populous village with population of 6497 and Peddasamireddipalle is the least populous village with population of 272. Polakala is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 19 km2 and Peddasamireddipalle is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 51 thousand people, among them about 25 thousand (50%) are male and about 25 thousand (50%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Irala mandal is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Irala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 50,631 35,832 13,528 1,271 4,627
Male 25,344 17,991 6,715 638 2,410
Female 25,287 17,841 6,813 633 2,217

Most populated Villages in Irala

Villages
Name Population
Polakala 6497
Mudigolam 6205
Kanipakam 4960
Irala 4783
Nampalle 4716
Pulluru 3168
Gundlapalle 3068
Kothapalle 2912
Puthramaddi 2728
Morampalle 2713

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% 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 997 in Muslims are 1009.

Religion wise population 2011 - Irala

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 50,631 48,987 1,157 78 6 0 4 4 395
Male 25,344 24,534 576 39 3 0 0 2 190
Female 25,287 24,453 581 39 3 0 4 2 205

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 3.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 49 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4.3% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 2.9%. General caste population has increased by 3.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -10.7% and child population has decreased by -13.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Irala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.6% 3.9% 4.3% -10.7% -13.8%
Male 2.9% 3.7% 2.6% -14.2% -14.1%
Female 4.3% 4% 6.1% -6.9% -13.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 998 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 992, in schedule caste is 1015 and in schedule tribe is 992. There are 920 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Irala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 4 33 78 8
2011 998 992 1015 992 920
2001 984 988 982 914 912

Villages with highest sex ratio in Irala

Literacy

Total about 34 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Irala is 74%. 83% of male and 65% 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 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Irala

Total Male Female
Change 3.1% 1.1% 5.2%
2011 74.3% 83.2% 65.5%
2001 71.2% 82.1% 60.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Irala

Workers profile

Irala has 51% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 41% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Irala

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.6% 39.4% 11.2% 49.4%
Male 60.7% 52.3% 8.3% 39.3%
Female 40.5% 26.4% 14.1% 59.5%

Biggest Villages in Irala

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Polakala 19.4
Mudigolam 19.4
Pulluru 15.3
Nampalle 15.1
Irala 13.5
Gundlapalle 12.6
Kothapalle 12.2
Puthramaddi 10.4
Morampalle 7.8
Kanipakam 7.3