Roddam Mandal, with population of about 51 thousand is Anantapur district's the 29th most populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 20 villages in the sub district, among them Roddam is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Roddakampalle is the least populous village with population of 295. Roddam is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 55 km2 and Naranagepalle is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 51 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (51%) are male and about 25 thousand (49%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Roddam mandal is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Roddam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51,168 40,703 9,923 542 5,161
Male 25,889 20,591 5,029 269 2,667
Female 25,279 20,112 4,894 273 2,494

Most populated Villages in Roddam

Villages
Name Population
Roddam 10164
Kogira 4376
Kalipi 4271
Mulakalacheruvu 3258
Dodagatta 3055
Reddipalle 2584
Cholemarri 2512
Naranagepalle 2318
Peddamanthur 2276
R.Locharla 2264

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 973 in Muslims are 1061.

Religion wise population 2011 - Roddam

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 51,168 49,131 1,890 50 8 1 5 4 79
Male 25,889 24,900 917 24 3 0 3 1 41
Female 25,279 24,231 973 26 5 1 2 3 38

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 11.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 46 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.3% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 10.7%. General caste population has increased by 11.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1.5% and child population has decreased by -18.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Roddam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.5% 11.4% 12.3% 1.5% -18.5%
Male 10.7% 10.7% 11.2% 0.7% -16.3%
Female 12.3% 12.1% 13.5% 2.2% -20.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 976 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 977, in schedule caste is 973 and in schedule tribe is 1015. There are 935 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 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Roddam

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 12 19 15 -53
2011 976 977 973 1015 935
2001 963 965 954 1000 988

Villages with highest sex ratio in Roddam

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Cherukur 1045
Mulakalacheruvu 1044
Bokkasampalle 1031
Roddam 1004
Kalipi 998
Naranagepalle 993
Chinnamanthur 988
Peddamanthur 976
Thurakalapatnam 975
Jakkalacheruvu 971

Literacy

Total about 27 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Roddam is 59%. 70% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Roddam

Total Male Female
Change 11.1% 7.8% 14.8%
2011 59.2% 70% 48.2%
2001 48.1% 62.2% 33.4%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Roddam

Workers profile

Roddam has 57% (about 29 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 52% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 36% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Roddam

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56.6% 43.2% 13.4% 43.4%
Male 60.8% 50.2% 10.6% 39.2%
Female 52.2% 36.1% 16.2% 47.8%

Biggest Villages in Roddam

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Roddam 55.1
Kogira 33.2
Kalipi 22.5
Mulakalacheruvu 21.2
Reddipalle 18
Cholemarri 17.5
Peddipalle 17
Dodagatta 16.2
Cherukur 15.8
Nallur 15.4