Peddapuram Mandal, with population of about 1.2 lakh is East Godavari district's the 10th 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 Kattamuru is the most populous village with population of 8980 and Sirivada is the least populous village with population of 1202. Anuru is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 15 km2 and Gudivada is the smallest with 1 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 62 thousand (50%) are male and about 62 thousand (50%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Peddapuram mandal is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 35 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 60% (about 74 thousand) live in Peddapuram Sub District rural part and 40% (about 49 thousand) population live in the Peddapuram Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Peddapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 123,399 104,589 18,022 788 12,673
Male 61,713 52,404 8,915 394 6,532
Female 61,686 52,185 9,107 394 6,141

Most populated Villages and Cities in Peddapuram

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kattamuru 8980 Peddapuram 49477
Rayabhupalapatnam 7725
Anuru 6337
Kandrakota 6090
G. Ragampeta 4882
Divili 4338
Pulimeru 3881
J. Thimmapuram 3872
Tirupati 3165
Vadlamuru 3121

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 1% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 998 in Christians are 1111 and in Muslims are 987.

Religion wise population 2011 - Peddapuram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 123,399 119,478 1,516 1,676 31 5 81 3 609
Male 61,713 59,800 763 794 15 1 40 1 299
Female 61,686 59,678 753 882 16 4 41 2 310

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 4.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4.7% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of 4.4%. General caste population has increased by 4.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 40% and child population has decreased by -13.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Peddapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.5% 4.3% 4.7% 40% -13.3%
Male 4.4% 4.4% 2.7% 40.7% -12.6%
Female 4.7% 4.2% 6.7% 39.2% -14%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1000 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 1022 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 940 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Peddapuram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 -2 38 -11 -15
2011 1000 996 1022 1000 940
2001 996 998 984 1011 955

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Peddapuram

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Valuthimmapuram 1037 Peddapuram 1033
J. Thimmapuram 1024
Rayabhupalapatnam 1018
Sirivada 1017
G. Ragampeta 1004
Vadlamuru 997
Kattamuru 988
Kandrakota 977
Pulimeru 974
Ulimeswaram 974

Literacy

Total about 75 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 38 thousand are male and about 37 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Peddapuram is 68%. 70% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Peddapuram

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 5.6% 7.3%
2011 67.8% 69.7% 65.8%
2001 61.3% 64.1% 58.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Peddapuram

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Chandramampalle 72 Peddapuram 76
Sirivada 70
Chadalada 70
G. Ragampeta 69
Pulimeru 69
Kandrakota 64
Tatiparthi 64
Marlava 64
Gudivada 64
Divili 64

Workers profile

Peddapuram has 37% (about 46 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 14% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Peddapuram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.4% 32.3% 5.1% 62.6%
Male 60.6% 54.8% 5.8% 39.4%
Female 14.1% 9.7% 4.5% 85.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Peddapuram

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Anuru 15.4 Peddapuram 41.1
Rayabhupalapatnam 15
Chinabrahmadevam 10.3
Kattamuru 9.5
G. Ragampeta 8.6
J. Thimmapuram 8.2
Valuthimmapuram 6.1
Tirupati 5.5
Kandrakota 5.2
Pulimeru 3.1