Ponnangur Village, with population of 3364 is Kuppam sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Kuppam sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ponnangur village is 3 km2 and it is the 23rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 978 persons per km2.
Nearest railway station is Ponnangur which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Punganur and distance from Ponnangur village to Punganur is 57 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Ponnangur village is 517425. The village comes under Mallamur panchayat. Kuppam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 14 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 134 km away. 1.49 square kilometer (43%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.
The village is home to 3364 people, among them 1736 (52%) are male and 1628 (48%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ponnangur village is 12%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 725 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 8.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3099. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.8% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of 8.4%. General caste population has increased by 7.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by 0% and child population has decreased by -16.1% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 926, in schedule caste is 1046. There are 1040 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 261 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 1772 people in the village are literate, among them 1070 are male and 702 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ponnangur is 60%. 70% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.
Ponnangur has 56% (1874) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 51% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 21% are marginal workers.