Kakinada (Rural) Mandal, with population of about 1.7 lakh is East Godavari district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in East Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 8 villages in the sub district, among them Thammavaram is the most populous village with population of 9513 and Penumarthi is the least populous village with population of 1976. Thimmapuram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Kovvada is the smallest with 2 km2.

There are 4 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Kakinada Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Ramanayyapeta, Suryaraopeta and Chidiga Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.7 lakh people, among them about 87 thousand (50%) are male and about 87 thousand (50%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kakinada (Rural) mandal is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 46 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 75% (about 1.3 lakh) live in Kakinada (Rural) Sub District urban part and 25% (about 44 thousand) population live in the Kakinada (Rural) Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kakinada (Rural)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 174,129 153,752 19,207 1,170 17,978
Male 87,018 77,107 9,335 576 9,086
Female 87,111 76,645 9,872 594 8,892

Most populated Villages and Cities in Kakinada (Rural)

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Thammavaram 9513 Kakinada 71644
Thimmapuram 7624 Ramanayyapeta 28369
Kovvuru 7293 Suryaraopeta 24112
Panduru 5489 Chidiga 6365
Kovvada 4863
Nemam 4198
Repuru 2683
Penumarthi 1976

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 2% 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 999 in Christians are 1090 and in Muslims are 920.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kakinada (Rural)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 174,129 166,615 2,527 4,315 31 36 55 12 538
Male 87,018 83,330 1,316 2,065 18 14 27 9 239
Female 87,111 83,285 1,211 2,250 13 22 28 3 299

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -41.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -41.9% which is -1.3% lower than male population growth rate of -40.6%. General caste population has decreased by -42.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -26.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12% and child population has decreased by -47.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kakinada (Rural)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -41.2% -42.9% -26.2% 12% -47.4%
Male -40.6% -42.2% -25.3% 6.3% -47%
Female -41.9% -43.6% -27.1% 18.1% -47.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1001 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 994, in schedule caste is 1058 and in schedule tribe is 1031. There are 979 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 decreased by 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kakinada (Rural)

Total General SC ST Child
Change -22 -24 -26 103 -14
2011 1001 994 1058 1031 979
2001 1023 1018 1084 928 993

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kakinada (Rural)

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kovvada 995 Ramanayyapeta 1028
Kovvuru 990 Suryaraopeta 1016
Panduru 981 Kakinada 1005
Thammavaram 972 Chidiga 990
Nemam 966
Thimmapuram 958
Repuru 948
Penumarthi 920

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 64 thousand are male and about 59 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kakinada (Rural) is 78%. 82% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kakinada (Rural)

Total Male Female
Change 3.2% 1.4% 4.8%
2011 78.4% 81.5% 75.2%
2001 75.2% 80.1% 70.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kakinada (Rural)

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Penumarthi 79 Suryaraopeta 88
Kovvada 79 Ramanayyapeta 87
Thimmapuram 74 Chidiga 87
Repuru 71 Kakinada 77
Panduru 68
Nemam 67
Kovvuru 66
Thammavaram 56

Workers profile

Kakinada (Rural) has 35% (about 61 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 13% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kakinada (Rural)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.2% 31.2% 4% 64.8%
Male 57.2% 52.5% 4.8% 42.8%
Female 13.3% 10% 3.2% 86.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kakinada (Rural)

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Thimmapuram 9.6 Ramanayyapeta 10
Panduru 6.9 Suryaraopeta 9.2
Nemam 6.7 Chidiga 1.9
Thammavaram 5.4
Kovvuru 3.3
Repuru 2.6
Penumarthi 2.1
Kovvada 1.6