Katnagallu Village, with population of 2209 is Pedda Thippasamudram sub district's the 9th least populous village, located in Pedda Thippasamudram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Katnagallu village is 16 km2 and it is the 8th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 135 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Madanapalle and distance from Katnagallu village to Madanapalle is 70 km. Pin code of Katnagallu village is 517391. The village comes under Katnagallu panchayat. Pedda Thippasamudram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 160 km away. 0.16 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2209 people, among them 1065 (48%) are male and 1144 (52%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Katnagallu village is 9%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 536 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2155. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.7% which is 10.3% higher than male population growth rate of -2.6%. General caste population has increased by 2.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.9% and child population has decreased by -24.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1074 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1067, in schedule caste is 1104 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1030 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 102 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 64 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1271 people in the village are literate, among them 724 are male and 547 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Katnagallu is 63%. 75% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Katnagallu has 64% (1414) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 68% male and 61% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 27% are marginal workers.