Velgode Village, with population of about 23 thousand is Velgode sub district's the most populous village, located in Velgode sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Velgode village is 100 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 230 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Nandyal and distance from Velgode village to Nandyal is 30 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Velgode village is 518533. The village comes under Velgode panchayat. Velgode is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 85 km away. 59.06 square kilometer (59%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (51%) are male and about 11 thousand (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Velgode village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5424 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Velgode

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,048 19,192 2,677 1,179 2,489
Male 11,655 9,751 1,316 588 1,299
Female 11,393 9,441 1,361 591 1,190

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 28.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.8% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 26.5%. General caste population has increased by 24.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 55.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 32.3% and child population has increased by 2.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Velgode

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28.1% 24.8% 55.1% 32.3% 2.2%
Male 26.5% 23.8% 47.2% 32.4% 6.6%
Female 29.8% 25.9% 63.6% 32.2% -2.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 968, in schedule caste is 1034 and in schedule tribe is 1005. There are 916 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 82 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Velgode

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 16 103 -2 -82
2011 978 968 1034 1005 916
2001 953 952 931 1007 998

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 7812 are male and 5921 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Velgode is 67%. 75% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Velgode

Total Male Female
Change 3.9% 1.8% 6.4%
2011 66.8% 75.4% 58%
2001 62.9% 73.6% 51.6%

Workers profile

Velgode has 45% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 32% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Velgode

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.1% 38.2% 6.9% 54.9%
Male 58.2% 51.1% 7.2% 41.8%
Female 31.7% 25.1% 6.6% 68.3%