Penjerla Village, with population of 2526 is Kothur sub district's the 7th least populous village, located in Kothur sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Penjerla village is 13 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 198 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Mahbubnagar and distance from Penjerla village to Mahbubnagar is 60 km. The village comes under Penjerla panchayat. Kothur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 6 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 60 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2526 people, among them 1271 (50%) are male and 1255 (50%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Penjerla village is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 591 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2323. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.5% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 7.1%. General caste population has increased by 12.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -14.3% and child population has decreased by -26.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 987 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 972, in schedule caste is 1037 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 918 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 1298 people in the village are literate, among them 764 are male and 534 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Penjerla is 58%. 69% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Workers profile

Penjerla has 53% (1330) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 45% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 44% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.