Palasamudram Mandal, with population of about 24 thousand is Chittoor district's the least populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 19 villages in the sub district, among them Palasamudram is the most populous village with population of 4451 and Mamidimanumoola is the least populous village with population of 32. Srikaverirajupuram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 9 km2 and Matavalam is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (50%) are male and about 12 thousand (50%) are female. 60% of the whole population are from general caste, 39% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palasamudram mandal is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5514 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Palasamudram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,657 14,085 9,255 317 2,535
Male 11,853 7,054 4,638 161 1,304
Female 11,804 7,031 4,617 156 1,231

Most populated Villages in Palasamudram

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 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 995 in Muslims are 1091.

Religion wise population 2011 - Palasamudram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 23,657 23,302 299 14 2 0 4 2 34
Male 11,853 11,681 143 7 0 0 2 1 19
Female 11,804 11,621 156 7 2 0 2 1 15

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.8% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 12.1%. General caste population has increased by 9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.6% and child population has decreased by -1.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Palasamudram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.9% 9% 19.7% 8.6% -1.4%
Male 12.1% 9.1% 17.3% 3.2% -0.2%
Female 13.8% 8.8% 22.2% 14.7% -2.7%

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 997, in schedule caste is 995 and in schedule tribe is 969. There are 944 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Palasamudram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 -2 40 97 -25
2011 996 997 995 969 944
2001 981 999 955 872 969

Villages with highest sex ratio in Palasamudram

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them 8633 are male and 6878 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palasamudram is 73%. 82% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Palasamudram

Total Male Female
Change 6.9% 3.6% 10.5%
2011 73.4% 81.8% 65.1%
2001 66.5% 78.2% 54.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Palasamudram

Workers profile

Palasamudram has 52% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 44% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Palasamudram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52% 42% 9.9% 48%
Male 59.5% 51.3% 8.1% 40.5%
Female 44.4% 32.7% 11.7% 55.6%

Biggest Villages in Palasamudram