Velgode Mandal, with population of about 48 thousand is Kurnool district's the 18th least populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 7 villages in the sub district, among them Velgode is the most populous village with population of about 23 thousand and Gunthakandala is the least populous village with population of 2830. Velgode is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 100 km2 and Abdullapuram is the smallest with 9 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 48 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (51%) are male and about 24 thousand (49%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Velgode mandal is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Velgode

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 47,850 37,694 8,450 1,706 5,359
Male 24,223 19,138 4,235 850 2,806
Female 23,627 18,556 4,215 856 2,553

Most populated Villages in Velgode

Villages
Name Population
Velgode 23048
Velpanur 6526
Regadigudur 5396
Mothukur 4174
Boyarevula 3040
Abdullapuram 2836
Gunthakandala 2830

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 74% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 26% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 978 in Muslims are 966.

Religion wise population 2011 - Velgode

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 47,850 35,207 12,445 116 20 7 2 1 52
Male 24,223 17,800 6,330 59 7 3 2 0 22
Female 23,627 17,407 6,115 57 13 4 0 1 30

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 14.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 42 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 13.4%. General caste population has increased by 12%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.7% and child population has decreased by -6.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Velgode

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.2% 12% 22.3% 26.7% -6.6%
Male 13.4% 11.8% 18.1% 29.2% -4%
Female 15% 12.2% 26.9% 24.2% -9.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 970, in schedule caste is 995 and in schedule tribe is 1007. There are 910 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 54 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Velgode

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 4 69 -40 -54
2011 975 970 995 1007 910
2001 962 966 926 1047 964

Villages with highest sex ratio in Velgode

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Abdullapuram 1019
Mothukur 997
Regadigudur 979
Velgode 978
Gunthakandala 965
Boyarevula 965
Velpanur 942

Literacy

Total about 27 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Velgode is 64%. 74% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Velgode

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 3.5% 9.1%
2011 64.1% 73.5% 54.6%
2001 58% 70% 45.5%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Velgode

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Velgode 67
Boyarevula 65
Regadigudur 64
Abdullapuram 62
Velpanur 62
Mothukur 59
Gunthakandala 57

Workers profile

Velgode has 51% (about 24 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 43% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 38% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Velgode

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.1% 46.5% 4.5% 48.9%
Male 58.9% 54.6% 4.4% 41.1%
Female 43% 38.3% 4.7% 57%

Biggest Villages in Velgode

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Velgode 100.3
Velpanur 29
Mothukur 21.9
Boyarevula 18.4
Regadigudur 11.9
Gunthakandala 9.5
Abdullapuram 9