Gangavaram Mandal, with population of about 26 thousand is East Godavari district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in East Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 54 villages in the sub district, among them Nellipudi is the most populous village with population of 3636 and Kotharamavaram is the least populous village with population of 17. Kondalampalem is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 21 km2 and Lakshmipuram is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 26 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (48%) are male and about 14 thousand (52%) are female. 26% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 67% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gangavaram mandal is 11%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 7550 households in the sub district and an average 3 persons live in every family.

100% population of Gangavaram mandal live in the Gangavaram Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gangavaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25,912 6,808 1,682 17,422 2,950
Male 12,393 3,408 812 8,173 1,444
Female 13,519 3,400 870 9,249 1,506

Most populated Villages in Gangavaram

Villages
Name Population
Nellipudi 3636
Gangavaram 2331
Molleru 1906
Pidathamamidi 1032
Ramuldevapuram 888
Lakkonda 842
Vemulova 829
Kothada 807
Marripalem 637
Mohanapuram 597

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1091.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gangavaram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 25,912 25,612 92 173 2 0 2 0 31
Male 12,393 12,247 48 79 0 0 1 0 18
Female 13,519 13,365 44 94 2 0 1 0 13

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -0.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 26 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 1.8% which is 3.9% higher than male population growth rate of -2.1%. General caste population has decreased by -6.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -16%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.6% and child population has decreased by -24.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gangavaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.1% -6.5% -16% 4.6% -24.8%
Male -2.1% -5.3% -15.5% 1% -25.8%
Female 1.8% -7.7% -16.4% 8.1% -23.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1091 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 998, in schedule caste is 1071 and in schedule tribe is 1132. There are 1043 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 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gangavaram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 42 -25 -12 75 27
2011 1091 998 1071 1132 1043
2001 1049 1023 1083 1057 1016

Villages with highest sex ratio in Gangavaram

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Vemulova 2152
Gangavaram 1480
Doramamidi 1278
Donelapalle 1259
Yerrampalem 1245
Jiyyampalem 1221
Neelavaram 1182
Lakshmipuram 1175
Patharamavaram 1171
Amudalabanda 1150

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them 6114 are male and 6070 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gangavaram is 53%. 56% of male and 51% 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 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gangavaram

Total Male Female
Change 10.6% 10.3% 10.9%
2011 53.1% 55.8% 50.5%
2001 42.5% 45.5% 39.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Gangavaram

Workers profile

Gangavaram has 64% (about 16 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 69% male and 59% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gangavaram

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 63.7% 42.6% 21.1% 36.3%
Male 68.6% 51.4% 17.2% 31.4%
Female 59.2% 34.5% 24.6% 40.8%

Biggest Villages in Gangavaram

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kondalampalem 20.6
Lakkonda 11.7
Gangavaram 10.2
Kothada 9.7
Molleru 8.3
Pidathamamidi 7.6
Amudalabanda 6.7
Donelapalle 5.9
Vemulova 5.6
Surampalem 4.8