Penasam is a village situated in Ganguvarisigadam mandal of Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 276 families residing in the village Penasam. The total population of Penasam is 1,034 out of which 538 are males and 496 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Penasam is 922.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Penasam village is 122 which is 12% of the total population. There are 62 male children and 60 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Penasam is 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (922) of Penasam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Penasam is 47.6%. Thus Penasam village has lower literacy rate compared to 55.3% of Srikakulam district. The male literacy rate is 58.61% and the female literacy rate is 35.55% in Penasam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Penasam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Penasam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.3% of total population in Penasam village.
In Penasam village out of total population, 621 were engaged in work activities. 51% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 621 workers engaged in Main Work, 46 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 201 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Penasam village in Ganguvarisigadam.
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