Pedapudi Mandal, with population of about 71 thousand is East Godavari district's the 29th least populous sub district, located in East Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 17 villages in the sub district, among them G. Mamidada is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and Chintapalle is the least populous village with population of 1412. Atchutapuratrayam is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Puttakonda is the smallest with 2 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 71 thousand people, among them about 36 thousand (50%) are male and about 36 thousand (50%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pedapudi mandal is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the sub district and an average 3 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pedapudi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 71,459 59,649 11,459 351 6,988
Male 35,883 30,022 5,694 167 3,614
Female 35,576 29,627 5,765 184 3,374

Most populated Villages in Pedapudi

Villages
Name Population
G. Mamidada 14377
Atchutapuratrayam 9260
Pedapudi 8162
Karakuduru 5108
Sampara 4674
Peddada 4112
Sahapuram 3854
Gandredu 3852
Vendra 3115
Kandregula 2617

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 990 in Christians are 1256.

Religion wise population 2011 - Pedapudi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 71,459 70,335 461 609 2 4 0 2 46
Male 35,883 35,346 244 270 1 3 0 0 19
Female 35,576 34,989 217 339 1 1 0 2 27

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 3.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 69 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 3.8% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 2.9%. General caste population has increased by 2.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.3% and child population has decreased by -11% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pedapudi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.3% 2.4% 7.9% 26.3% -11%
Male 2.9% 1.9% 7.3% 28.5% -8.6%
Female 3.8% 2.8% 8.5% 24.3% -13.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 991 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 987, in schedule caste is 1012 and in schedule tribe is 1102. There are 934 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 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pedapudi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 8 11 -36 -51
2011 991 987 1012 1102 934
2001 983 979 1001 1138 985

Villages with highest sex ratio in Pedapudi

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Peddada 1052
G. Mamidada 1033
Chintapalle 1020
Rajupalem 1010
Sahapuram 1005
Pedapudi 1005
Pyna 997
Gandredu 996
Domada 977
Puttakonda 969

Literacy

Total about 46 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 24 thousand are male and about 22 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pedapudi is 71%. 73% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pedapudi

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 4.3% 6.7%
2011 70.6% 73.2% 68%
2001 65.2% 68.9% 61.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Pedapudi

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
G. Mamidada 75
Sampara 74
Kandregula 72
Gandredu 72
Karakuduru 72
Atchutapuratrayam 71
Puttakonda 71
Kumarapriyam 70
Pyna 69
Chintapalle 69

Workers profile

Pedapudi has 39% (about 28 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 17% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pedapudi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.4% 35.1% 4.3% 60.6%
Male 62.1% 59.9% 2.2% 37.9%
Female 16.6% 10% 6.5% 83.4%

Biggest Villages in Pedapudi

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Atchutapuratrayam 15.9
Pedapudi 15.4
Sampara 10.1
G. Mamidada 7.8
Sahapuram 6.5
Karakuduru 6.3
Peddada 6
Domada 6
Vendra 5.6
Gandredu 4.8