Prathipadu Mandal, with population of about 79 thousand is East Godavari district's the 20th most populous sub district, located in East Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 36 villages in the sub district, among them Prathipadu is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Yerakampalem is the least populous village with population of 2. Thaduvai is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 22 km2 and Girijanapuram is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 79 thousand people, among them about 40 thousand (50%) are male and about 40 thousand (50%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Prathipadu mandal is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 22 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Prathipadu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 79,076 59,179 15,491 4,406 9,127
Male 39,501 29,724 7,660 2,117 4,683
Female 39,575 29,455 7,831 2,289 4,444

Most populated Villages in Prathipadu

Villages
Name Population
Prathipadu 11876
Dharmavaram 11120
Vommangi 7611
Rachapalle 5542
Yeluru 4509
Uttarakanchi 4084
Peddipalem 4011
Pothuluru 3322
Peda Sankarlapudi 3110
Gajjanapudi 2904

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 999 in Christians are 1154.

Religion wise population 2011 - Prathipadu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 79,076 77,393 273 1,290 4 1 1 3 111
Male 39,501 38,717 124 599 1 0 1 2 57
Female 39,575 38,676 149 691 3 1 0 1 54

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 0.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 79 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 1.5% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of -1.1%. General caste population has decreased by -1.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 9.8% and child population has decreased by -20.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Prathipadu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.2% -1.7% 5.2% 9.8% -20.9%
Male -1.1% -2.5% 3.2% 5% -20.1%
Female 1.5% -0.8% 7.3% 14.7% -21.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1002 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 1022 and in schedule tribe is 1081. There are 949 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Prathipadu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 17 38 91 -21
2011 1002 991 1022 1081 949
2001 977 974 984 990 970

Villages with highest sex ratio in Prathipadu

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Pandavulapalem 1945
K. Mirthivada 1407
Thotapalle 1174
P. Jagannadhapuram 1140
Gokavaram 1109
Mettu Chintha 1044
Bavuruvaka 1044
Peda Sankarlapudi 1043
Prathipadu 1026
Peddipalem 1014

Literacy

Total about 40 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 21 thousand are male and about 19 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Prathipadu is 57%. 59% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Prathipadu

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 7.0% 9.2%
2011 57.1% 59.2% 55%
2001 49% 52.2% 45.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Prathipadu

Workers profile

Prathipadu has 43% (about 34 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 25% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Prathipadu

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43% 39.4% 3.6% 57%
Male 60.8% 57.2% 3.6% 39.2%
Female 25.2% 21.5% 3.7% 74.8%

Biggest Villages in Prathipadu

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Thaduvai 22.2
Vommangi 21.4
Dharmavaram 21
Peddipalem 10
Sarabhavaram 10
Prathipadu 9.9
Chintaluru 9.8
Gokavaram 9.2
Uttarakanchi 9.2
Kothuru 9.1