Devipatnam Mandal, with population of about 28 thousand is East Godavari district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in East Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 44 villages in the sub district, among them Indukurupeta is the most populous village with population of 3291 and Ganugulagondi is the least populous village with population of 59. Nelakota is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 19 km2 and Chintalagudem is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 28 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (49%) are male and about 15 thousand (51%) are female. 36% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 58% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Devipatnam mandal is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 8711 households in the sub district and an average 3 persons live in every family.

100% population of Devipatnam mandal live in the Devipatnam Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Devipatnam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,178 10,101 1,683 16,394 2,998
Male 13,669 4,976 837 7,856 1,485
Female 14,509 5,125 846 8,538 1,513

Most populated Villages in Devipatnam

Villages
Name Population
Indukurupeta 3291
Kondamodalu 2039
Indukuru 2025
Thoyyeru 1739
Devipatnam 1726
Sarabhavaram 1514
Pudipalle 1408
Manturu 1290
Lothupalem 887
Dandangi 867

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1062.

Religion wise population 2011 - Devipatnam

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 28,178 27,847 122 131 10 0 4 2 62
Male 13,669 13,506 62 57 6 0 2 1 35
Female 14,509 14,341 60 74 4 0 2 1 27

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 28 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 2.8% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of -0.8%. General caste population has increased by 0.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1.2% and child population has decreased by -26.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Devipatnam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1% 0.5% 2.3% 1.2% -26.2%
Male -0.8% -1.1% 4.2% -1.1% -26%
Female 2.8% 2% 0.5% 3.4% -26.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1061 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1030, in schedule caste is 1011 and in schedule tribe is 1087. There are 1019 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Devipatnam

Total General SC ST Child
Change 36 32 -38 48 -7
2011 1061 1030 1011 1087 1019
2001 1025 998 1049 1039 1026

Villages with highest sex ratio in Devipatnam

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Damanapalle 4230
Peddanuthulu 1344
Manturu 1283
Pothavaram 1158
Donalanka 1149
Maddirathigudem 1128
Kondamodalu 1126
Katchuluru 1104
Mamidivalasa 1103
China Ramanayyapeta 1097

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them 7920 are male and 7161 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Devipatnam is 60%. 65% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Devipatnam

Total Male Female
Change 8.8% 9.0% 8.8%
2011 59.9% 65% 55.1%
2001 51.1% 56% 46.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Devipatnam

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Damanapalle 84
China Ramanayyapeta 78
Lothupalem 73
Pudipalle 70
Pothavaram 70
Ravilanka 69
Thoyyeru 68
A. Veeravaram 65
Anguluru 65
Devaram 65

Workers profile

Devipatnam has 56% (about 16 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 47% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Devipatnam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55.8% 36.2% 19.5% 44.2%
Male 65.6% 45.8% 19.7% 34.4%
Female 46.5% 27.1% 19.4% 53.5%

Biggest Villages in Devipatnam

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Nelakota 18.7
Indukuru 13.9
Thoyyeru 11.4
Peda Bheempalle 8.5
Lothupalem 7.5
Sarabhavaram 7.1
Ravilanka 5.2
Dandangi 3.9
Pothavaram 3.6
Anguluru 3.5