Balakrishnapuram Village, with population of 405 is Palasamudram sub district's the 5th least populous village, located in Palasamudram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Balakrishnapuram village is 3 km2 and it is the 10th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 123 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Chittoor and distance from Balakrishnapuram village to Chittoor is 28 km. Pin code of Balakrishnapuram village is 517421. The village comes under Balakrishnapuram panchayat. Palasamudram 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 28 km away. 0.23 square kilometer (7%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 405 people, among them 191 (47%) are male and 214 (53%) are female. 2% of the whole population are from general caste, 98% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Balakrishnapuram village is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 76 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 33.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 304. Female population growth rate of the village is 41.7% which is 16.9% higher than male population growth rate of 24.8%.; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.9% and child population has increased by 10.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1120 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1250, in schedule caste is 1112. 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 increased by 133 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 257 people in the village are literate, among them 140 are male and 117 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Balakrishnapuram is 71%. 82% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Balakrishnapuram has 30% (121) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 7% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.