Palamaner Mandal, with population of about 81 thousand is Chittoor district's the 10th most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 14 villages in the sub district, among them Kolamasana Palle is the most populous village with population of 6341 and Gundlapalle is the least populous village with population of 189. Kolamasana Palle is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 18 km2 and Ayyamreddi Palle is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Palamaner Municipality and Out Growth; and Palamaner Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 81 thousand people, among them about 40 thousand (50%) are male and about 41 thousand (50%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palamaner mandal is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% 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 63% (about 51 thousand) live in Palamaner Sub District urban part and 37% (about 30 thousand) population live in the Palamaner Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Palamaner

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 81,470 67,199 11,249 3,022 9,448
Male 40,344 33,475 5,379 1,490 4,865
Female 41,126 33,724 5,870 1,532 4,583

Most populated Villages and Cities in Palamaner

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kolamasana Palle 6341 Palamaner 51450
Pengara Kunta 5455 Palamaner 51163
Baippagari Palle 4468
Kurmoi 3545
Moram 3270
Karidimadugu 1967
Samudrapalle 1378
Jallipeta 1152
Chethapenta 755
Jagamarla 659

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 19% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1018 in Muslims are 1011.

Religion wise population 2011 - Palamaner

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 81,470 64,783 15,533 821 16 2 16 7 292
Male 40,344 32,108 7,723 356 8 1 11 2 135
Female 41,126 32,675 7,810 465 8 1 5 5 157

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 13.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 72 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.7% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 13.1%. General caste population has increased by 13.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 30% and child population has decreased by -5.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Palamaner

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.9% 13.5% 12.1% 30% -5.4%
Male 13.1% 13.5% 7% 27.8% -2.2%
Female 14.7% 13.6% 17.2% 32.2% -8.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1019 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1007, in schedule caste is 1091 and in schedule tribe is 1028. There are 942 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 decreased by 66 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Palamaner

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 0 94 34 -66
2011 1019 1007 1091 1028 942
2001 1005 1007 997 994 1008

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Palamaner

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kurmoi 1071 Palamaner 1037
Chethapenta 1035 Palamaner 1037
Pengara Kunta 1018
Ayyamreddi Palle 991
Sree Ranga Rajpuram 990
Karidimadugu 985
Baippagari Palle 985
Moram 983
Kolamasana Palle 965
Jagamarla 961

Literacy

Total about 55 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 30 thousand are male and about 26 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palamaner is 77%. 83% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Palamaner

Total Male Female
Change 7.9% 4.8% 11.0%
2011 76.9% 83.5% 70.5%
2001 69% 78.7% 59.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Palamaner

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ayyamreddi Palle 87 Palamaner 82
Sree Ranga Rajpuram 85 Palamaner 82
Ranganayanipalle 82
Gundlapalle 78
Moram 75
Chethapenta 73
Jallipeta 71
Karidimadugu 70
Kurmoi 68
Pengara Kunta 67

Workers profile

Palamaner has 44% (about 36 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 31% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Palamaner

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.4% 38.8% 5.6% 55.6%
Male 57.7% 51.6% 6.1% 42.3%
Female 31.3% 26.3% 5% 68.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Palamaner

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kolamasana Palle 18.3 Palamaner 17.7
Moram 11.2 Palamaner 17.7
Baippagari Palle 9.4
Pengara Kunta 8
Kurmoi 6.8
Karidimadugu 6.4
Samudrapalle 5.2
Jallipeta 3.8
Sree Ranga Rajpuram 3.3
Jagamarla 2.7