Gajuwaka Mandal, with population of about 2.5 lakh is Visakhapatnam district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Visakhapatnam district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Greater Visakhapatnam .

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.5 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (49%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gajuwaka mandal is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 64 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Gajuwaka mandal live in the Gajuwaka Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gajuwaka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 250,423 230,000 16,325 4,098 24,998
Male 127,577 117,153 8,287 2,137 12,913
Female 122,846 112,847 8,038 1,961 12,085

Most populated Cities in Gajuwaka

Cities
Name Population
Greater Visakhapatnam 250423

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 960 in Muslims are 962 and in Christians are 1011.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gajuwaka

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 250,423 230,548 10,243 6,463 302 91 138 26 2,612
Male 127,577 117,653 5,221 3,214 172 45 72 14 1,186
Female 122,846 112,895 5,022 3,249 130 46 66 12 1,426

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -10.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -9.5% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of -11.3%. General caste population has decreased by -11.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -6.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.3% and child population has decreased by -31.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gajuwaka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -10.5% -11.1% -6.6% 23.3% -31.4%
Male -11.3% -12.1% -6.6% 29% -31.1%
Female -9.5% -10.1% -6.7% 17.7% -31.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 918. There are 936 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gajuwaka

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 21 -1 -87 -8
2011 963 963 970 918 936
2001 944 942 971 1005 944

Cities with highest sex ratio in Gajuwaka

Cities
Name Sex Ratio
Greater Visakhapatnam 963

Literacy

Total about 1.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1 lakh are male and about 84 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gajuwaka is 82%. 88% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gajuwaka

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 2.1% 7.0%
2011 82% 87.7% 76.1%
2001 77.6% 85.6% 69.1%

Cities with highest literacy rate in Gajuwaka

Cities
Name Literacy Rate %
Greater Visakhapatnam 82

Workers profile

Gajuwaka has 35% (about 88 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 13% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gajuwaka

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35% 28.3% 6.7% 65%
Male 56.1% 47.3% 8.8% 43.9%
Female 13.1% 8.6% 4.5% 86.9%