Pericherla is a village situated in Medikonduru mandal of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,250 families residing in the village Pericherla. The total population of Pericherla is 16,563 out of which 8,617 are males and 7,946 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pericherla is 922.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pericherla village is 1842 which is 11% of the total population. There are 950 male children and 892 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pericherla is 939 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (922) of Pericherla village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pericherla is 67.1%. Thus Pericherla village has higher literacy rate compared to 60.6% of Guntur district. The male literacy rate is 75.13% and the female literacy rate is 58.29% in Pericherla village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pericherla 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 Pericherla village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.2% of total population in Pericherla village.
In Pericherla village out of total population, 7,973 were engaged in work activities. 94.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7,973 workers engaged in Main Work, 473 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,828 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pericherla village in Medikonduru.