Maredugu Village, with population of 1300 is Amrabad sub district's the 5th least populous village, located in Amrabad sub district of Nagarkurnool district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Maredugu village is 254 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 5 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Wanaparthy and distance from Maredugu village to Wanaparthy is 95 km. The village comes under Maredugu panchayat. Amrabad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 45 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 152 km away. 249.65 square kilometer (98%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1300 people, among them 680 (52%) are male and 620 (48%) are female. 57% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 30% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Maredugu village is 13%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 363 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Maredugu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,300 746 170 384 165
Male 680 395 91 194 95
Female 620 351 79 190 70

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 41.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 918. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.7% which is -24.8% lower than male population growth rate of 54.5%. General caste population has increased by 44.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 59.3% and child population has increased by 10.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Maredugu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 41.6% 44.9% 4.9% 59.3% 10.7%
Male 54.5% 59.9% 2.2% 86.5% 48.4%
Female 29.7% 31% 8.2% 38.7% -17.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 912 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 868 and in schedule tribe is 979. There are 737 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 174 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 591 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Maredugu

Total General SC ST Child
Change -174 -196 48 -338 -591
2011 912 889 868 979 737
2001 1086 1085 820 1317 1328

Literacy

Total 664 people in the village are literate, among them 395 are male and 269 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Maredugu is 59%. 68% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 33%. Male literacy has gone up by 26% and female literacy rate has gone up by 38%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Maredugu

Total Male Female
Change 32.4% 25.7% 37.7%
2011 58.5% 67.5% 48.9%
2001 26.1% 41.8% 11.2%

Workers profile

Maredugu has 61% (794) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 62% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 49% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Maredugu

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 61.1% 26.4% 34.7% 38.9%
Male 60.4% 38.7% 21.8% 39.6%
Female 61.8% 12.9% 48.9% 38.2%