Rayavaram Mandal, with population of about 66 thousand is East Godavari district's the 18th least populous sub district, located in East Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 10 villages in the sub district, among them Vedurupaka is the most populous village with population of about 17 thousand and Nadurubada is the least populous village with population of 1084. Chelluru is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 15 km2 and Kurakallapalle is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 66 thousand people, among them about 33 thousand (50%) are male and about 33 thousand (50%) are female. 84% 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 Rayavaram mandal is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 20 thousand households in the sub district and an average 3 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rayavaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 66,456 55,689 10,262 505 6,408
Male 32,982 27,647 5,087 248 3,239
Female 33,474 28,042 5,175 257 3,169

Most populated Villages in Rayavaram

Villages
Name Population
Vedurupaka 17361
Chelluru 10733
Someswaram 9277
Machavaram 8860
Pasalapudi 8130
Venturu 5579
Kurmapuram 2327
Kurakallapalle 1612
Lolla 1493
Nadurubada 1084

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 1011 in Christians are 1345.

Religion wise population 2011 - Rayavaram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 66,456 64,981 498 856 4 1 6 1 109
Male 32,982 32,311 246 365 0 0 4 1 55
Female 33,474 32,670 252 491 4 1 2 0 54

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 0.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 66 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 1.7% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of -0.7%. General caste population has decreased by -0.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.9% and child population has decreased by -20.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rayavaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.5% -0.4% 4.2% 43.9% -20.2%
Male -0.7% -1.6% 3% 42.5% -21.3%
Female 1.7% 0.8% 5.4% 45.2% -19.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1015 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014, in schedule caste is 1017 and in schedule tribe is 1036. There are 978 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rayavaram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 24 23 19 27
2011 1015 1014 1017 1036 978
2001 991 990 994 1017 951

Villages with highest sex ratio in Rayavaram

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Kurmapuram 1052
Kurakallapalle 1046
Vedurupaka 1026
Pasalapudi 1025
Chelluru 1022
Machavaram 1013
Someswaram 1002
Venturu 997
Lolla 929
Nadurubada 922

Literacy

Total about 42 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 22 thousand are male and about 20 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rayavaram is 70%. 73% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rayavaram

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% 2.5% 4.9%
2011 69.7% 73.1% 66.4%
2001 66% 70.6% 61.5%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Rayavaram

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Kurmapuram 73
Vedurupaka 72
Kurakallapalle 70
Pasalapudi 70
Chelluru 69
Venturu 68
Someswaram 68
Lolla 68
Nadurubada 67
Machavaram 67

Workers profile

Rayavaram has 41% (about 28 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 22% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rayavaram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.5% 34.3% 7.1% 58.5%
Male 61.7% 54.6% 7% 38.3%
Female 21.5% 14.3% 7.2% 78.5%

Biggest Villages in Rayavaram

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Chelluru 14.6
Vedurupaka 14.5
Pasalapudi 8.8
Venturu 8.1
Someswaram 8
Machavaram 8
Kurmapuram 7.4
Lolla 4
Nadurubada 3.6
Kurakallapalle 3