Nellore Mandal, with population of about 6.3 lakh is Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district's the most populous sub district, located in Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 26 villages in the sub district, among them Gudipallipadu is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Mattempadu is the least populous village with population of 324. Mulumudi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 23 km2 and Ogurupadu is the smallest with 2 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Nellore Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Nellore Municipal Corporation; and Buja Buja Nellore Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 6.3 lakh people, among them about 3.2 lakh (51%) are male and about 3.1 lakh (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nellore mandal is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.5 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 88% (about 5.6 lakh) live in Nellore Sub District urban part and 12% (about 73 thousand) population live in the Nellore Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nellore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 631,791 509,504 88,611 33,676 59,631
Male 321,087 259,631 44,307 17,149 30,781
Female 310,704 249,873 44,304 16,527 28,850

Most populated Villages and Cities in Nellore

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Gudipallipadu 16487 Nellore 547621
Allipuram 4878 Nellore 499575
Devarapalem 4543 Buja Buja Nellore 10927
South Mopur 4219
Mulumudi 4040
Amancherla 3950
Vellanti 3877
Pedda Cherukur 3212
Kakupalle -II (Madaraja Gudur) 3187
Pottepalem 3140

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 965 in Muslims are 967 and in Christians are 1122.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nellore

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 631,791 504,887 113,860 9,385 336 55 2,169 57 1,042
Male 321,087 256,900 57,874 4,422 182 28 1,096 29 556
Female 310,704 247,987 55,986 4,963 154 27 1,073 28 486

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 31.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 29.9% which is -2.3% lower than male population growth rate of 32.2%. General caste population has increased by 29.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.1% and child population has increased by 6.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nellore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31.1% 29.7% 40.6% 28.1% 6.5%
Male 32.2% 30.8% 42.1% 29.5% 7.4%
Female 29.9% 28.6% 39.2% 26.7% 5.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 964. There are 937 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 decreased by 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nellore

Total General SC ST Child
Change -17 -17 -21 -21 -18
2011 968 962 1000 964 937
2001 985 979 1021 985 955

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Nellore

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ambapuram 1101 Buja Buja Nellore 1036
Donthali 1097 Nellore 964
Kanuparthipadu 1062 Nellore 958
Gundlapalem 1030
Golla Kandukur 1029
Akkacheruvupadu 1028
Mannavarappadu 1028
Amancherla 1015
Allipuram 1014
Penubarthi 1013

Literacy

Total about 4.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.5 lakh are male and about 2.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nellore is 81%. 86% 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 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nellore

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 2.5% 4.9%
2011 81% 85.7% 76.1%
2001 77.2% 83.2% 71.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Nellore

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Penubarthi 71 Nellore 84
Gudipallipadu 71 Nellore 83
Kakupalle -II (Madaraja Gudur) 71 Buja Buja Nellore 76
Mulumudi 70
Kakupalle-I 69
Gundlapalem 68
Chintareddipalem 68
South Mopur 67
Devarapalem 67
Golla Kandukur 66

Workers profile

Nellore has 34% (about 2.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 15% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nellore

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.2% 30.4% 3.8% 65.8%
Male 52.7% 48.5% 4.2% 47.3%
Female 15% 11.6% 3.4% 85%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Nellore

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Mulumudi 22.6 Nellore 97.5
South Mopur 18.8 Nellore 97.5
Amancherla 18.8 Buja Buja Nellore 2.8
Devarapalem 17.7
Pottepalem 16.3
Kanuparthipadu 15.4
Kandamur 14.9
Vellanti 14
Donthali 13
Penubarthi 12.4