Tuni Mandal, with population of about 1.4 lakh is East Godavari district's the 6th most populous sub district, located in East Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 20 villages in the sub district, among them S. Annavaram (R) is the most populous village with population of about 13 thousand and Ch. Agraharam is the least populous village with population of 521. Tetagunta is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 40 km2 and Ch. Agraharam is the smallest with 1 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Tuni Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.4 lakh people, among them about 68 thousand (49%) are male and about 70 thousand (51%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tuni mandal is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 37 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 61% (about 85 thousand) live in Tuni Sub District rural part and 39% (about 53 thousand) population live in the Tuni Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tuni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 138,079 114,407 22,177 1,495 15,044
Male 67,734 56,665 10,484 585 7,617
Female 70,345 57,742 11,693 910 7,427

Most populated Villages and Cities in Tuni

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
S. Annavaram (R) 13190 Tuni 53425
Tetagunta 11967
Kothuru 11957
D. Polavaram 6709
Hamsavaram 6473
N. Suravaram 4607
K.O. Mallavaram 4394
Rekhavanipalem 3614
Valluru 3488
Talluru 2821

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1039 in Muslims are 997.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tuni

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 138,079 134,062 2,919 976 3 4 36 5 74
Male 67,734 65,755 1,462 455 0 3 19 3 37
Female 70,345 68,307 1,457 521 3 1 17 2 37

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 5.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 7.2% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 4.6%. General caste population has increased by 4.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.7% and child population has decreased by -13% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tuni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.9% 4.8% 10.2% 28.7% -13%
Male 4.6% 4% 7.8% -0.3% -12.5%
Female 7.2% 5.6% 12.5% 58.3% -13.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1039 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1019, in schedule caste is 1115 and in schedule tribe is 1556. There are 975 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tuni

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 15 46 576 -11
2011 1039 1019 1115 1556 975
2001 1013 1004 1069 980 986

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Tuni

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kothuru 1116 Tuni 1061
Ch. Agraharam 1067
Dondavaka 1066
Nandivampu 1052
K.O. Mallavaram 1048
Atikivaripalem 1037
D. Polavaram 1037
S. Annavaram (R) 1021
Rapaka 1017
Rekhavanipalem 1016

Literacy

Total about 80 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 42 thousand are male and about 38 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tuni is 65%. 70% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tuni

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 5.8% 8.6%
2011 64.6% 69.5% 59.9%
2001 57.5% 63.7% 51.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Tuni

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
S. Annavaram (R) 70 Tuni 77
Chepuru 62
Rekhavanipalem 61
Nandivampu 59
Atikivaripalem 58
Kothuru 57
Chamavaram 55
Kavalapadu 54
Valluru 54
Talluru 54

Workers profile

Tuni has 40% (about 55 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 22% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tuni

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40% 34.7% 5.3% 60%
Male 58.7% 54.2% 4.4% 41.3%
Female 22% 15.9% 6.1% 78%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Tuni

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Tetagunta 40.3 Tuni 7
Kothuru 22.1
Hamsavaram 19.3
D. Polavaram 12.6
N. Suravaram 10.5
S. Annavaram (R) 8.8
Dondavaka 8.7
Valluru 8.1
Atikivaripalem 7.2
Rapaka 6.4