Gudem Kotha Veedhi Mandal, with population of about 63 thousand is Visakhapatnam district's the 21st least populous sub district, located in Visakhapatnam district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 170 villages in the sub district, among them Rinthada is the most populous village with population of 2452 and Yenugugondi is the least populous village with population of 13. Peddavalasa is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 9 km2 and Reyyalagedda is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Upper Sileru Project Site Camp Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 63 thousand people, among them about 30 thousand (48%) are male and about 33 thousand (52%) are female. 9% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 90% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gudem Kotha Veedhi mandal is 14%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are about 15 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 93% (about 59 thousand) live in Gudem Kotha Veedhi Sub District rural part and 7% (4632) population live in the Gudem Kotha Veedhi Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gudem Kotha Veedhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 63,174 5,633 784 56,757 8,546
Male 30,486 2,843 378 27,265 4,215
Female 32,688 2,790 406 29,492 4,331

Most populated Villages and Cities in Gudem Kotha Veedhi

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Rinthada 2452 Upper Sileru Project Site Camp 4632
Gudem Kotha Veedhi 1845
Peddavalasa 1411
Lakkavarapupeta 1141
Vanchula 1049
Yebulu 1030
Rampulu 1020
Galikonda 957
Yenugubayalu 944
Duppalawada 921

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1077 in Christians are 911.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gudem Kotha Veedhi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 63,174 60,446 527 1,819 8 15 17 5 337
Male 30,486 29,108 249 952 1 8 12 3 153
Female 32,688 31,338 278 867 7 7 5 2 184

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 56 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.7% which is 6.4% higher than male population growth rate of 9.3%. General caste population has decreased by -1.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -35.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.3% and child population has decreased by -15.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gudem Kotha Veedhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.5% -1.5% -35.1% 15.3% -15.5%
Male 9.3% -3.2% -39.8% 12.1% -15.9%
Female 15.7% 0.2% -30% 18.5% -15.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1072 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 981, in schedule caste is 1074 and in schedule tribe is 1082. There are 1028 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 59 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gudem Kotha Veedhi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 59 33 150 58 10
2011 1072 981 1074 1082 1028
2001 1013 948 924 1024 1018

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Gudem Kotha Veedhi

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Gudem Kotha Veedhi 3351 Upper Sileru Project Site Camp 770
Rinthada 1940
R.V.Nagar 1916
Kakulagedda 1667
Patha Yerragedda 1578
Kondawada 1429
Boddalalagondi 1391
Jajipakalu 1370
Santha Neredupalle 1358
Jangampadu 1357

Literacy

Total about 24 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and 9723 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gudem Kotha Veedhi is 43%. 53% of male and 34% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gudem Kotha Veedhi

Total Male Female
Change 10.7% 10.1% 11.9%
2011 43.1% 52.6% 34.3%
2001 32.4% 42.5% 22.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Gudem Kotha Veedhi

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Gudem Kotha Veedhi 84 Upper Sileru Project Site Camp 73
R.V.Nagar 79
Yerravaram 77
Saprla 75
Peddavalasa 68
Busikonda 66
Rinthada 64
Kondawada 63
Doddikonda 63
Nimmalapalem 61

Workers profile

Gudem Kotha Veedhi has 58% (about 37 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 56% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 42% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gudem Kotha Veedhi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 58.3% 46.9% 11.5% 41.7%
Male 60.9% 52.6% 8.3% 39.1%
Female 55.9% 41.6% 14.4% 44.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Gudem Kotha Veedhi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Peddavalasa 8.8 Upper Sileru Project Site Camp 3.8
Kakulagedda 4.9
Devarapalle 4.6
Lakkavarapupeta 3.8
Chaparathipalem 3.7
Rinthada 3.4
Yerracheruvulu 3
Damanapalle 3
Kakanuru 3
Thurumamidi 2.9