Pendakal Village, with population of 3202 is Bethamcherla sub district's the 4th least populous village, located in Bethamcherla sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Pendakal village is 13 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 253 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kurnool and distance from Pendakal village to Kurnool is 48 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Pendakal village is 518217. The village comes under Pendakal panchayat. Bethamcherla is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 48 km away. 0.39 square kilometer (3%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 3202 people, among them 1590 (50%) are male and 1612 (50%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pendakal village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 715 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pendakal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,202 2,481 716 5 453
Male 1,590 1,235 353 2 230
Female 1,612 1,246 363 3 223

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 4.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3062. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.1% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 4.1%. General caste population has increased by 8.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -4.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -66.7% and child population has decreased by -0.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pendakal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5 8 -5 -67 -1
Male 4 6 -1 -75 9
Female 5 10 -8 -57 -9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1014 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1009, in schedule caste is 1028 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 970 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 181 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pendakal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 36 -78 625 -181
2011 1,014 1,009 1,028 1,500 970
2001 1,004 973 1,106 875 1,151

Literacy

Total 1271 people in the village are literate, among them 783 are male and 488 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pendakal is 46%. 58% of male and 35% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pendakal

Total Male Female
Change 5 5 5
2011 46 58 35
2001 41 52 30

Workers profile

Pendakal has 56% (1779) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 50% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 50% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pendakal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56 55 1 44
Male 61 60 1 39
Female 50 50 1 50