Panyam Village, with population of about 15 thousand is Panyam sub district's the most populous village, located in Panyam sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Panyam village is 31 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 469 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Panyam which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Nandyal and distance from Panyam village to Nandyal is 16 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Panyam village is 518112. The village comes under Panyam panchayat. Panyam is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 57 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7291 (50%) are male and 7271 (50%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Panyam village is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3452 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Panyam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,562 11,443 1,201 1,918 1,703
Male 7,291 5,730 608 953 873
Female 7,271 5,713 593 965 830

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 24% which is 8.1% higher than male population growth rate of 15.9%. General caste population has increased by 15.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 44.8% and child population has increased by 3.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Panyam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20 16 30 45 4
Male 16 13 23 31 5
Female 24 18 39 61 2

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 975 and in schedule tribe is 1013. There are 951 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 65 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Panyam

Total General SC ST Child
Change 65 42 116 190 -31
2011 997 997 975 1,013 951
2001 932 955 859 823 982

Literacy

Total 8273 people in the village are literate, among them 4813 are male and 3460 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Panyam is 64%. 75% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Panyam

Total Male Female
Change 3 -0 6
2011 64 75 54
2001 62 75 47

Workers profile

Panyam has 45% (6563) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 33% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Panyam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45 42 3 55
Male 57 55 3 43
Female 33 30 3 67