Amalapuram Municipality, with population of about 53 thousand is Amalapuram sub district's only municipality located in Amalapuram sub district of East Godavari district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Amalapuram municipality is 7 km2. Population density of the city is 7393 persons per km2. There are 12 wards in the city, among them Amalapuram Ward No 05 is the most populous ward with population of 7798 and Amalapuram Ward No 07 is the least populous ward with population of 1690.

Nearest railway station is Rajahundry which is 32 km far from here. Amalapuram is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Kakinada which is 66 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 435 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 795 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39°C and minimum temperature goes down to 26°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 53 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (50%) are male and about 27 thousand (50%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Amalapuram municipality is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 15 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Amalapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53,231 45,401 7,043 787 4,635
Male 26,485 22,635 3,473 377 2,428
Female 26,746 22,766 3,570 410 2,207

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1004 in Muslims are 1054 and in Christians are 1299.

Religion wise population 2011 - Amalapuram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 53,231 50,457 1,526 1,060 3 16 87 0 82
Male 26,485 25,179 743 461 2 7 46 0 47
Female 26,746 25,278 783 599 1 9 41 0 35

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 3.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 51 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 4.2% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 2.7%. General caste population has increased by 1.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.1% and child population has decreased by -13.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Amalapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.5% 1.3% 17.1% 27.1% -13.2%
Male 2.7% 0.7% 15.6% 25.7% -10.1%
Female 4.2% 1.9% 18.6% 28.5% -16.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1010 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1006, in schedule caste is 1028 and in schedule tribe is 1088. There are 909 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Amalapuram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 12 26 25 -70
2011 1010 1006 1028 1088 909
2001 995 994 1002 1063 979

Literacy

Total about 44 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 22 thousand are male and about 21 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Amalapuram is 90%. 93% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Amalapuram

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 3.3% 4.9%
2011 89.8% 93.2% 86.4%
2001 85.7% 89.9% 81.5%

Workers profile

Amalapuram has 32% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 11% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Amalapuram

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.9% 28% 3.9% 68.1%
Male 53.3% 47.2% 6.1% 46.7%
Female 10.7% 8.9% 1.8% 89.3%