Vijayawada Municipal Corporation And Out Growth (Penamaluru Part), with population of about 23 thousand is a part of the main city Vijayawada city, located in Penamaluru sub district of Krishna district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 2 wards in the city, among them Penamaluru (og) Ward No 89 (rural Mdds Code:589513) is the most populous ward with population of about 13 thousand and Ganguru (og) Ward No 88 (rural Mdds Code:589512) is the least populous ward with population of 9757.

Nearest railway station is Vijayawada which is within the city.

Demographics

The city is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (45%) are male and about 13 thousand (55%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vijayawada municipal corporation and out growth (Penamaluru part) is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5587 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vijayawada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,927 17,607 4,335 985 1,976
Male 10,218 7,649 2,126 443 1,037
Female 12,709 9,958 2,209 542 939

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 12% 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 1279 in Muslims are 996 and in Christians are 1458.

Religion wise population 2011 - Vijayawada

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 22,927 19,461 2,737 585 6 17 3 12 106
Male 10,218 8,539 1,371 238 0 5 1 5 59
Female 12,709 10,922 1,366 347 6 12 2 7 47

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -97.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 8.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is -97% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of -97.6%. General caste population has decreased by -97.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -93.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -88.6% and child population has decreased by -98% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vijayawada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -97.3% -97.7% -93.7% -88.6% -98%
Male -97.6% -98.1% -93.8% -89.8% -97.9%
Female -97% -97.4% -93.7% -87.4% -98.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1244 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1302, in schedule caste is 1039 and in schedule tribe is 1223. There are 905 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 270 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 61 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vijayawada

Total General SC ST Child
Change 270 332 26 229 -61
2011 1244 1302 1039 1223 905
2001 974 970 1013 994 966

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 7619 are male and 9711 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vijayawada is 83%. 83% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vijayawada

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% -0.4% 8.8%
2011 82.7% 83% 82.5%
2001 78.6% 83.4% 73.7%

Workers profile

Vijayawada has 36% (8142) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 18% female population are working population. 52% 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 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vijayawada

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.5% 31.4% 4.2% 64.5%
Male 56.8% 52.3% 4.4% 43.2%
Female 18.4% 14.5% 3.9% 81.6%