Ponugupadu Village, with population of 4356 is Phirangipuram sub district's the 4th most populous village, located in Phirangipuram sub district of Guntur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ponugupadu village is 18 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 239 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Narasaraopet and distance from Ponugupadu village to Narasaraopet is 18 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Ponugupadu village is 522549. The village comes under Ponugupadu panchayat. Phirangipuram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 17 km. District head quarter of the village is Guntur which is 38 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4356 people, among them 2213 (51%) are male and 2143 (49%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 39% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ponugupadu village is 10%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 1217 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ponugupadu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,356 2,562 1,678 116 414
Male 2,213 1,290 863 60 233
Female 2,143 1,272 815 56 181

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 3.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4209. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.8% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 3.2%. General caste population has decreased by -2.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2.7% and child population has decreased by -11.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ponugupadu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4 -2 14 3 -12
Male 3 -3 15 -5 -8
Female 4 -2 13 12 -17

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 986, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 933. There are 777 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 81 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ponugupadu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 17 -20 139 -81
2011 968 986 944 933 777
2001 962 969 964 794 858

Literacy

Total 2442 people in the village are literate, among them 1383 are male and 1059 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ponugupadu is 62%. 70% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ponugupadu

Total Male Female
Change 5 3 8
2011 62 70 54
2001 57 67 47

Workers profile

Ponugupadu has 58% (2534) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 55% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 50% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ponugupadu

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 58 55 3 42
Male 61 59 2 39
Female 55 50 4 45