Gavaravaram Census Town, with population of about 10 thousand is Eluru sub district's the most populous census town located in Eluru sub district of West Godavari district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gavaravaram census town is 1 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 7164 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Gavaravaram Ward No 01 and the population of Gavaravaram Ward No 01 is about 10 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Eluru which is 4 km far from here. Eluru is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 1 km. District head quarter of the census town is Eluru which is 1 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 321 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1245 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46.7°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12.9°C.


The census town is home to about 10 thousand people, among them 4927 (49%) are male and 5102 (51%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gavaravaram census town is 8%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 2653 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gavaravaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,029 7,831 2,099 99 761
Male 4,927 3,837 1,041 49 419
Female 5,102 3,994 1,058 50 342

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 10% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1029 in Christians are 1100 and in Muslims are 1073.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gavaravaram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,029 8,798 228 985 0 11 0 1 6
Male 4,927 4,337 110 469 0 8 0 1 2
Female 5,102 4,461 118 516 0 3 0 0 4

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1036 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1041, in schedule caste is 1016 and in schedule tribe is 1020. There are 816 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total 8729 people in the census town are literate, among them 4317 are male and 4412 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gavaravaram is 94%. 96% of male and 93% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Gavaravaram has 34% (3409) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 15% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gavaravaram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34% 31.4% 2.6% 66%
Male 53.2% 49.4% 3.7% 46.8%
Female 15.5% 13.9% 1.5% 84.5%