Empedu Village, with population of 996 is Srikalahasti sub district's the 23rd most populous village, located in Srikalahasti sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Empedu village is 6 km2 and it is the 24th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 168 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srikalahasti and distance from Empedu village to Srikalahasti is 25 km. Pin code of Empedu village is 517620. The village comes under Empedu panchayat. Srikalahasti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 19 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 112 km away. 1.57 square kilometer (26%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 996 people, among them 505 (51%) are male and 491 (49%) are female. 38% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 38% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Empedu village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 225 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 36.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 731. Female population growth rate of the village is 34.5% which is -3.5% lower than male population growth rate of 38%. General caste population has increased by 12.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 130.7% and child population has increased by 51.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 1157 and in schedule tribe is 925. There are 866 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 330 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 438 people in the village are literate, among them 248 are male and 190 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Empedu is 52%. 59% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Workers profile

Empedu has 47% (473) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 40% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 37% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.