Ponnapalle Village, with population of 3267 is Cherukupalle H/O Arumbaka sub district's the 3rd least populous village, located in Cherukupalle H/O Arumbaka sub district of Guntur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ponnapalle village is 7 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 487 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tenali and distance from Ponnapalle village to Tenali is 26 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Ponnapalle village is 522259. The village comes under Ponnapalle panchayat. Cherukupalle H/o Arumbaka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 2 km. District head quarter of the village is Guntur which is 48 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3267 people, among them 1619 (50%) are male and 1648 (50%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ponnapalle village is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 980 households in the village and an average 3 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ponnapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,267 2,905 13 349 328
Male 1,619 1,437 6 176 168
Female 1,648 1,468 7 173 160

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2980. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.2% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 9.1%. General caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 62.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.6% and child population has increased by 5.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ponnapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 8 63 25 6
Male 9 6 200 38 12
Female 10 10 17 14 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1018 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1022, in schedule caste is 1167 and in schedule tribe is 983. There are 952 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 115 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ponnapalle

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 34 -1,833 -205 -115
2011 1,018 1,022 1,167 983 952
2001 1,008 988 3,000 1,188 1,067

Literacy

Total 1492 people in the village are literate, among them 862 are male and 630 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ponnapalle is 51%. 59% of male and 42% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ponnapalle

Total Male Female
Change 3 0 6
2011 51 59 42
2001 48 59 36

Workers profile

Ponnapalle has 60% (1971) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 58% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 28% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ponnapalle

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 60 45 16 40
Male 63 60 2 37
Female 58 30 28 42