Nellimarla Census Town, with population of about 20 thousand is Nellimarla sub district's the most populous census town located in Nellimarla sub district of Vizianagaram district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Nellimarla census town is 16 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1319 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Nellimarla Ward No 01 and the population of Nellimarla Ward No 01 is about 20 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Nellimarla which is within the census town. Nellimarla is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Vizianagaram which is 8 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 744 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 980.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41°C and minimum temperature goes down to 13°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 20 thousand people, among them 9677 (47%) are male and about 11 thousand (53%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nellimarla census town is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4994 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nellimarla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,498 17,450 2,597 451 1,795
Male 9,677 8,458 1,001 218 919
Female 10,821 8,992 1,596 233 876

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1120 in Muslims are 979.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nellimarla

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 20,498 20,049 281 143 0 1 0 3 21
Male 9,677 9,457 142 65 0 0 0 2 11
Female 10,821 10,592 139 78 0 1 0 1 10

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 5.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 7.7% which is 3.9% higher than male population growth rate of 3.8%. General caste population has increased by 4.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.9% and child population has increased by 2.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nellimarla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.8% 4.4% 12.9% 23.9% 2.3%
Male 3.8% 3.2% 5% 27.5% 8.8%
Female 7.7% 5.7% 18.5% 20.7% -3.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1118 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1063, in schedule caste is 1594 and in schedule tribe is 1069. There are 953 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 40 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 123 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nellimarla

Total General SC ST Child
Change 40 25 181 -60 -123
2011 1118 1063 1594 1069 953
2001 1078 1038 1413 1129 1076

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 6965 are male and 6624 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nellimarla is 73%. 80% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nellimarla

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 3.3% 7.9%
2011 72.7% 79.5% 66.6%
2001 67.1% 76.2% 58.7%

Workers profile

Nellimarla has 35% (7107) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 17% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nellimarla

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.7% 29.2% 5.4% 65.3%
Male 54.9% 48.4% 6.5% 45.1%
Female 16.6% 12.1% 4.5% 83.4%