Chowdepalle Mandal, with population of about 42 thousand is Chittoor district's the 22nd least populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 15 villages in the sub district, among them Chowdepalle is the most populous village with population of 7026 and Peddayallakuntla is the least populous village with population of 1054. Kondamarri is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 28 km2 and Peddayallakuntla is the smallest with 5 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. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chowdepalle mandal is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chowdepalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 42,103 33,278 7,677 1,148 4,594
Male 21,136 16,706 3,856 574 2,376
Female 20,967 16,572 3,821 574 2,218

Most populated Villages in Chowdepalle

Villages
Name Population
Chowdepalle 7026
Kondamarri 5134
Gaddamvaripalle 3879
Diguvapalle 3470
Durgasamudram 2991
Kogathi 2988
Pudipatla 2707
Charala 2437
A.Kothakota 2250
Katiperi 2133

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 994 in Muslims are 983.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chowdepalle

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 42,103 37,690 4,274 42 3 1 1 2 90
Male 21,136 18,906 2,155 25 3 1 0 1 45
Female 20,967 18,784 2,119 17 0 0 1 1 45

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 4.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 40 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4.1% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 4.3%. General caste population has increased by 2.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 144.3% and child population has decreased by -21.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chowdepalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.2% 2.7% 1.9% 144.3% -21.6%
Male 4.3% 2.8% 2.2% 140.2% -19.7%
Female 4.1% 2.6% 1.6% 148.5% -23.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 992 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 992, in schedule caste is 991 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 934 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 decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 45 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chowdepalle

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 -2 -6 33 -45
2011 992 992 991 1000 934
2001 994 994 997 967 979

Villages with highest sex ratio in Chowdepalle

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
A.Kothakota 1057
Katiperi 1047
Pudipatla 1043
Kogathi 1037
Diguvapalle 1003
Durgasamudram 1001
Charala 1001
Kondamarri 992
Chowdepalle 981
29 -A. Chinta -Makulapalle 954

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chowdepalle is 65%. 76% of male and 55% 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 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chowdepalle

Total Male Female
Change 5.0% 2.1% 7.8%
2011 65.4% 75.8% 55%
2001 60.4% 73.7% 47.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Chowdepalle

Workers profile

Chowdepalle has 57% (about 24 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 53% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 48% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chowdepalle

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 57% 52.4% 4.6% 43%
Male 61.1% 56.7% 4.4% 38.9%
Female 52.8% 48% 4.8% 47.2%

Biggest Villages in Chowdepalle

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kondamarri 28.1
Charala 24.6
Diguvapalle 22.1
Gaddamvaripalle 17.3
Durgasamudram 15.9
Kogathi 12.8
Katiperi 12.1
Pudipatla 11.6
Chowdepalle 10.4
A.Kothakota 9.2