Ammapalem Village, with population of 1167 is Srikalahasti sub district's the 18th most populous village, located in Srikalahasti sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ammapalem village is 8 km2 and it is the 17th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 140 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srikalahasti and distance from Ammapalem village to Srikalahasti is 5 km. Pin code of Ammapalem village is 517641. The village comes under Ammapalem panchayat. Srikalahasti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 107 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1167 people, among them 569 (49%) are male and 598 (51%) are female. 49% of the whole population are from general caste, 48% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ammapalem village is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 290 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1106. Female population growth rate of the village is 4.9% which is -1.3% lower than male population growth rate of 6.2%. General caste population has decreased by -3.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 580% and child population has decreased by -18.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1051 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 983, in schedule caste is 1114 and in schedule tribe is 1267. There are 1000 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 746 people in the village are literate, among them 404 are male and 342 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ammapalem is 70%. 78% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Ammapalem has 48% (560) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 40% female population are working population. 54% 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 2% are marginal workers.