Buttayagudem Mandal, with population of about 53 thousand is West Godavari district's the 5th least populous sub district, located in West Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 50 villages in the sub district, among them Buttayagudem is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Veeranna Palem is the least populous village with population of 95. Buttayagudem is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 33 km2 and Gunjavaram is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 53 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (48%) are male and about 27 thousand (52%) are female. 27% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 65% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Buttayagudem mandal is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 15 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Buttayagudem

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53,031 14,268 4,516 34,247 5,227
Male 25,533 7,075 2,213 16,245 2,619
Female 27,498 7,193 2,303 18,002 2,608

Most populated Villages in Buttayagudem

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1075 in Muslims are 1111.

Religion wise population 2011 - Buttayagudem

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 53,031 51,245 1,157 575 2 0 0 1 51
Male 25,533 24,696 548 265 0 0 0 1 23
Female 27,498 26,549 609 310 2 0 0 0 28

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 2.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 52 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 0.4%. General caste population has decreased by -2.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.5% and child population has decreased by -24.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Buttayagudem

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.2% -2.7% 1.5% 4.5% -24.7%
Male 0.4% -3.8% 0.8% 2.2% -25.4%
Female 4% -1.5% 2.2% 6.6% -24%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1077 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1017, in schedule caste is 1041 and in schedule tribe is 1108. There are 996 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Buttayagudem

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 24 15 46 19
2011 1077 1017 1041 1108 996
2001 1039 993 1026 1062 977

Villages with highest sex ratio in Buttayagudem

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Rajanagaram 2136
Busarajupalle 1871
Kamayyakunta 1809
Merakagudem 1267
Koyarajahmundry 1245
Ganapavaram 1173
Pandugudem 1162
Marlagudem 1156
Muddappagudem 1149
Ragappagudem 1143

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 16 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Buttayagudem is 68%. 72% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Buttayagudem

Total Male Female
Change 6.2% 5.5% 6.9%
2011 67.6% 71.6% 63.9%
2001 61.4% 66.1% 57%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Buttayagudem

Workers profile

Buttayagudem has 58% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 53% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 44% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Buttayagudem

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 57.7% 49.9% 7.8% 42.3%
Male 63.2% 56.2% 7.1% 36.8%
Female 52.6% 44.1% 8.5% 47.4%

Biggest Villages in Buttayagudem