Vijayawada Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 11.4 lakh is Krishna district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Krishna district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Vijayawada municipal corporation and out growth is 181 km2. Population density of the city is 6315 persons per km2. There are 89 wards in the city, among them Vijayawada Ward No 41 is the most populous ward with population of about 86 thousand and Vijayawada Ward No 55 is the least populous ward with population of 217.

Nearest railway station is Vijayawada which is within the city. Vijayawada is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Machilipatnam which is 70 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 275 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 971.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18°C.

The city is divided into 4 parts, the parts are - Vijayawada (Part 1) and Vijayawada (Part 2) Municipal Corporations Vijayawada (Part 1) and Vijayawada (Part 2) Municipal Corporation and Out Growths.


The city is home to about 11.4 lakh people, among them about 5.7 lakh (50%) are male and about 5.7 lakh (50%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vijayawada municipal corporation and out growth is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3.1 lakh 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 1,143,232 1,143,232 120,291 19,655 111,677
Male 574,794 505,024 59,783 9,987 57,948
Female 568,438 498,262 60,508 9,668 53,729

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 9% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 989 in Muslims are 974 and in Christians are 1056

Religion wise population 2011 - Vijayawada

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,143,232 973,612 104,206 41,557 861 362 5,722 580 16,332
Male 574,794 489,421 52,788 20,209 458 195 2,914 287 8,522
Female 568,438 484,191 51,418 21,348 403 167 2,808 293 7,810

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 989 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 987, in schedule caste is 1012 and in schedule tribe is 968. There are 927 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 8.4 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 4.4 lakh are male and about 4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vijayawada is 81%. 85% of male and 78% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Vijayawada has 37% (about 4.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 18% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% 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 37% 32.5% 4.6% 63%
Male 56.3% 51.1% 5.1% 43.7%
Female 17.6% 13.6% 4% 82.4%