Tadepalligudem Municipality, with population of about 1 lakh is Tadepalligudem sub district's only municipality located in Tadepalligudem sub district of West Godavari district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Tadepalligudem municipality is 21 km2. Population density of the city is 5017 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Tadepalligudem Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of about 22 thousand and Kunchanapalle (og) Ward No 15 (rural Mdds Code:588329) is the least populous ward with population of 126.

Nearest railway station is Tadepalligudem which is within the city. Tadepalligudem is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Eluru which is 58 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 387 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1062 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1 lakh people, among them about 51 thousand (49%) are male and about 53 thousand (51%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tadepalligudem municipality is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 28 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tadepalligudem

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 103,906 92,395 10,392 1,119 9,711
Male 51,378 45,672 5,137 569 5,004
Female 52,528 46,723 5,255 550 4,707

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 1.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 1.6% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 0.9%. General caste population has decreased by -0.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.4% and child population has decreased by -16.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tadepalligudem

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.3% -0.8% 23% 8.4% -16.8%
Male 0.9% -1.1% 22.1% 9.2% -15.5%
Female 1.6% -0.5% 23.9% 7.6% -18%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1022 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1023, in schedule caste is 1023 and in schedule tribe is 967. There are 941 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tadepalligudem

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 7 15 -14 -28
2011 1022 1023 1023 967 941
2001 1015 1016 1008 981 969

Literacy

Total about 78 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 40 thousand are male and about 38 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tadepalligudem is 83%. 86% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tadepalligudem

Total Male Female
Change 6.7% 5.3% 8.1%
2011 82.7% 86.1% 79.4%
2001 76% 80.8% 71.3%

Workers profile

Tadepalligudem has 35% (about 37 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 14% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tadepalligudem

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.2% 32.4% 2.8% 64.8%
Male 56.9% 53.7% 3.1% 43.1%
Female 14.1% 11.6% 2.5% 85.9%