Gandepalle Mandal, with population of about 54 thousand is East Godavari district's the 9th least populous sub district, located in East Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 13 villages in the sub district, among them Pro. Ragampeta is the most populous village with population of 8171 and Singarampalem is the least populous village with population of 1050. Mallepalle is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 27 km2 and Borrampalem is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 54 thousand people, among them about 27 thousand (50%) are male and about 27 thousand (50%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gandepalle mandal is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 16 thousand households in the sub district and an average 3 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gandepalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 54,278 43,640 10,168 470 5,591
Male 27,075 21,816 5,040 219 2,847
Female 27,203 21,824 5,128 251 2,744

Most populated Villages in Gandepalle

Villages
Name Population
Pro. Ragampeta 8171
Mallepalle 8149
Murari 6951
Gandepalle 5536
Uppalapadu 4115
Surampalem 3990
Talluru 3747
Yellamilli 3311
P.Nayakampalle 3253
North Tirupathi Rajapuram 3109

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 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1002 in Christians are 1171.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gandepalle

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 54,278 53,220 286 723 5 1 1 1 41
Male 27,075 26,585 139 333 1 0 1 1 15
Female 27,203 26,635 147 390 4 1 0 0 26

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 3.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 52 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 3.9% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of 3.1%. General caste population has increased by 4.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2% and child population has decreased by -17.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gandepalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.5% 4.1% 1.1% 2% -17.4%
Male 3.1% 3.7% 0.5% -2.2% -16.1%
Female 3.9% 4.4% 1.6% 5.9% -18.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1005 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 1017 and in schedule tribe is 1146. There are 964 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gandepalle

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 6 10 88 -31
2011 1005 1000 1017 1146 964
2001 997 994 1007 1058 995

Villages with highest sex ratio in Gandepalle

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
North Tirupathi Rajapuram 1062
Yerrampalem 1051
Yellamilli 1040
Gandepalle 1036
Mallepalle 1029
Murari 1024
P.Nayakampalle 1013
Talluru 986
Surampalem 986
Uppalapadu 984

Literacy

Total about 29 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gandepalle is 60%. 61% of male and 58% 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 - Gandepalle

Total Male Female
Change 8.0% 7.1% 8.8%
2011 59.7% 61.3% 58.1%
2001 51.7% 54.2% 49.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Gandepalle

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Singarampalem 70
Gandepalle 65
Talluru 64
Yerrampalem 64
P.Nayakampalle 62
Pro. Ragampeta 61
Murari 61
Borrampalem 59
Mallepalle 57
Surampalem 57

Workers profile

Gandepalle has 44% (about 24 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 25% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gandepalle

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.7% 35.7% 8% 56.3%
Male 62.7% 52.4% 10.2% 37.3%
Female 24.7% 19% 5.7% 75.3%

Biggest Villages in Gandepalle

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Mallepalle 27.2
Murari 23.5
Pro. Ragampeta 14.5
Uppalapadu 13.2
Gandepalle 12.4
Singarampalem 12.4
Surampalem 12.1
P.Nayakampalle 11.5
Talluru 10.6
Yellamilli 10.1