Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore District, with population of about 29.6 lakh is Andhra Pradesh's the 4th least populous district, located in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district is about 13 thousand km2 and it is the 6th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 227 persons per km2. There are 46 sub districts in the district, among them Nellore is the most populous sub district with population of about 6.3 lakh and Seetharamapuram is the least populous sub district with population of about 23 thousand.

There are 8 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Nellore Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Nellore Municipal Corporation; Kavali, Gudur and Venkatagiri Municipality and Out Growths Kavali, Gudur and Venkatagiri Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 29.6 lakh people, among them about 14.9 lakh (50%) are male and about 14.7 lakh (50%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 7.8 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 71% (about 21.1 lakh) live in Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore District rural part and 29% (about 8.6 lakh) population live in the Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore District urban part. Rural population density of Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district is 164 and urban population density is 3696 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,963,557 2,010,972 666,588 285,997 304,309
Male 1,492,974 1,015,133 332,673 145,168 156,907
Female 1,470,583 995,839 333,915 140,829 147,402

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Nellore 631791 Vavveru 33803 Nellore 547621
Kavali 150333 Kovur 32082 Nellore 499575
Gudur 116330 Atmakur 29419 Kavali 90099
Sullurpeta 83760 Vinjamur 20639 Kavali 82336
Naidupet 79648 Podalakur 16662 Gudur 74037
Venkatagiri 79588 Gudipallipadu 16487 Gudur 60625
Buchireddipalem 78470 Kota 16237 Venkatagiri 52688
Kovur 76598 Udayagiri @ Kondayapalem 15870 Venkatagiri 51708
Podalakur 68148 Thummalapenta 15705 Sulluru (Sullurpeta) 27504
Venkatachalam 61275 Muthukur 14333 Vinnamala 20924

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 984 in Muslims are 983.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,963,557 2,639,737 288,378 26,202 678 239 2,610 146 5,567
Male 1,492,974 1,330,215 145,390 12,592 407 123 1,339 68 2,840
Female 1,470,583 1,309,522 142,988 13,610 271 116 1,271 78 2,727

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 11.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 26.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 11.1% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 11%. General caste population has increased by 9.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 18.1% and child population has decreased by -7.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.1% 9.3% 13.5% 18.1% -7.3%
Male 11% 9.7% 12.5% 17.5% -6.6%
Female 11.1% 9% 14.5% 18.6% -8.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 985 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 981, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 970. There are 939 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 -6 18 9 -15
2011 985 981 1004 970 939
2001 984 987 986 961 954

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kodavalur 1035 Kavetipalem 2500 Sulluru (Sullurpeta) 1123
Sullurpeta 1033 Biradawada 2119 Buja Buja Nellore 1036
Sangam 1033 Kambhalapalle 2036 Gudur 1035
Thotapalligudur 1027 Iskamattu 1600 Gudur 1033
Kovur 1024 Koduru-I 1553 Vinnamala 1026
Gudur 1017 Mangalavaripalle 1500 Venkatagiri 1017
Rapur 1014 Dakkili 1421 Venkatagiri 1016
Buchireddipalem 1014 Bodduvaripalem 1314 Kavali 1007
Indukurpet 1014 Mallayapalem 1303 Kavali 1006
Manubolu 1012 Ramasastrulavari Khandrika 1293 Yerrabalem 999

Literacy

Total about 18.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 10.1 lakh are male and about 8.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore is 69%. 76% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 2.0% 5.6%
2011 68.9% 75.7% 62%
2001 65.1% 73.7% 56.4%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nellore 81 Settigunta 100 Nellore 84
Sullurpeta 73 Kesavareddipalem 97 Sulluru (Sullurpeta) 84
Naidupet 73 Lingampadu 89 Nellore 83
Kovur 72 Iskamattu 85 Yerrabalem 82
Gudur 72 Pathetipalem 85 Gudur 82
Vinjamur 71 Marlapalle 84 Kavali 81
Kodavalur 71 Nadenlavari Khandrika 83 Vinnamala 81
Kavali 71 Bandarugunta 82 L.A.Sagaram 80
Udayagiri 70 Pamurupalle 81 Kavali 79
Venkatagiri 70 Chillamanichenu 80 Gudur 79

Workers profile

Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore has 44% (about 13.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 31% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44.4% 36.3% 8% 55.6%
Male 57.6% 51% 6.6% 42.4%
Female 30.9% 21.4% 9.5% 69.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Shar Project 100.1 Nellore 97.5
China Annaluru 93.5 Nellore 97.5
Duttalur 75.8 Gudur 57.5
Vinjamur 71.1 Gudur 57.5
Brahmanakraka 62.2 Venkatagiri 25.9
Gonupalle 60.4 Venkatagiri 25.9
Ponguru 59.7 Kavali 23
Jaladanki 55.6 Kavali 23
Thummalapenta 53.4 Vinnamala 8
Dachuru 49.6 Tada Khandrika 6.9