Padiredu Village, with population of 1548 is Vadamalapeta sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Vadamalapeta sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Padiredu village is 4 km2 and it is the 7th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 423 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Puttur and distance from Padiredu village to Puttur is 18 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Padiredu village is 517551. The village comes under Padiredu panchayat. Vadamalapet is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 3 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 89 km away.


The village is home to 1548 people, among them 771 (50%) are male and 777 (50%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 33% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Padiredu village is 9%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 412 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1421. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.6% which is -4.8% lower than male population growth rate of 11.4%. General caste population has decreased by -0.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -3.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 347.7% and child population has decreased by -20.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1008 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014, in schedule caste is 1036 and in schedule tribe is 913. There are 849 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 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 60 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 962 people in the village are literate, among them 539 are male and 423 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Padiredu is 68%. 77% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -10%. Male literacy has gone down by -10% and female literacy rate has gone down by -11%.

Workers profile

Padiredu has 47% (730) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 38% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 29% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.