Eluru Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 2.2 lakh is Eluru sub district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Eluru sub district of West Godavari district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Eluru municipal corporation and out growth is 15 km2. Population density of the city is 14984 persons per km2. There are 29 wards in the city, among them Eluru Ward No 20 is the most populous ward with population of about 27 thousand and Eluru Ward No 19 is the least populous ward with population of 461.

Nearest railway station is Eluru which is within the city. Eluru is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Eluru. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 320 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1245 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46.7°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12.9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 2.2 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (49%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (51%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eluru municipal corporation and out growth is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 55 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Eluru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 218,020 192,494 23,569 1,957 19,619
Male 107,511 95,100 11,439 972 10,045
Female 110,509 97,394 12,130 985 9,574

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1027 in Muslims are 1030 and in Christians are 1116.

Religion wise population 2011 - Eluru

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 218,020 195,160 15,296 5,982 63 46 419 6 1,048
Male 107,511 96,290 7,534 2,827 35 25 214 5 581
Female 110,509 98,870 7,762 3,155 28 21 205 1 467

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 14.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 13.6% which is -2.3% lower than male population growth rate of 15.9%. General caste population has increased by 15.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.5% and child population has decreased by -5.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Eluru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.7% 15.4% 10.4% 3.5% -5.4%
Male 15.9% 16.5% 11.7% 4.2% -3.1%
Female 13.6% 14.3% 9.3% 2.8% -7.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1028 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1024, in schedule caste is 1060 and in schedule tribe is 1013. There are 953 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Eluru

Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -20 -24 -14 -49
2011 1028 1024 1060 1013 953
2001 1048 1044 1084 1027 1002

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 86 thousand are male and about 80 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eluru is 83%. 88% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Eluru

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 3.4% 5.4%
2011 83.4% 87.8% 79.3%
2001 79% 84.4% 73.9%

Workers profile

Eluru has 35% (about 76 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 16% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Eluru

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35% 30.8% 4.3% 65%
Male 54.5% 49.5% 5% 45.5%
Female 16.1% 12.6% 3.6% 83.9%