Pathagunta Village, with population of 623 is Srikalahasti sub district's the 23rd least populous village, located in Srikalahasti sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Pathagunta village is 1 km2 and it is the 8th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 502 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Srikalahasti and distance from Pathagunta village to Srikalahasti is 22 km. Pin code of Pathagunta village is 517620. The village comes under Pathagunta panchayat. Srikalahasti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 114 km away.
The village is home to 623 people, among them 308 (49%) are male and 315 (51%) are female. 44% of the whole population are from general caste, 43% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pathagunta village is 13%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 136 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 8.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 574. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.1% which is 16.1% higher than male population growth rate of 1%. General caste population has increased by 3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 47.2% and child population has increased by 14.1% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 1023 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 917, in schedule caste is 1102 and in schedule tribe is 1167. There are 1189 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 141 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 499 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 320 people in the village are literate, among them 178 are male and 142 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pathagunta is 59%. 66% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.
Pathagunta has 57% (356) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 54% female population are working population. 26% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 34% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 50% are marginal workers.