Ramachandrapuram Mandal, with population of about 1.1 lakh is East Godavari district's the 11th 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 Velampalem is the most populous village with population of 9901 and Ambikapalle Agraharam is the least populous village with population of 797. Velampalem is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 12 km2 and Ambikapalle Agraharam is the smallest with 1 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 57 thousand (50%) are male and about 57 thousand (50%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ramachandrapuram mandal is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 33 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 62% (about 71 thousand) live in Ramachandrapuram Sub District rural part and 38% (about 44 thousand) population live in the Ramachandrapuram Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ramachandrapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 114,527 93,223 20,284 1,020 11,186
Male 57,410 46,641 10,245 524 5,648
Female 57,117 46,582 10,039 496 5,538

Most populated Villages and Cities in Ramachandrapuram

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Velampalem 9901 Ramachandrapuram 43657
Draksharama 9299
Vella 7087
Vegayammapeta 6776
Venkatayapalem 5515
Thotapeta 4153
Chodavaram 3787
Jagannaikulapalem 3763
Narasapurapupeta 2348
Oduru 2281

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 991 in Muslims are 1067 and in Christians are 1127.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ramachandrapuram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 114,527 109,529 2,776 1,938 11 5 202 7 59
Male 57,410 55,015 1,343 911 7 2 106 4 22
Female 57,117 54,514 1,433 1,027 4 3 96 3 37

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4.5% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 3.4%. General caste population has increased by 3.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 31.6% and child population has decreased by -14.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ramachandrapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4% 3.3% 6% 31.6% -14.8%
Male 3.4% 2.8% 4.6% 36.5% -16.7%
Female 4.5% 3.7% 7.4% 26.9% -12.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 995 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 999, in schedule caste is 980 and in schedule tribe is 947. There are 981 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 45 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ramachandrapuram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 9 25 -71 45
2011 995 999 980 947 981
2001 984 990 955 1018 936

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Ramachandrapuram

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Oduru 1031 Ramachandrapuram 1026
Draksharama 1010
Kandulapalem 1009
Chodavaram 1004
Unduru 990
Velampalem 986
Narasapurapupeta 986
Utrumilli 977
Thotapeta 975
Venkatayapalem 975

Literacy

Total about 80 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 42 thousand are male and about 38 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ramachandrapuram is 77%. 80% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ramachandrapuram

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 4.1% 6.8%
2011 77.3% 80.4% 74.3%
2001 71.9% 76.3% 67.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Ramachandrapuram

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Draksharama 80 Ramachandrapuram 82
Hasanbada 78
Vegayammapeta 77
Ambikapalle Agraharam 76
Unduru 75
Velampalem 75
Thotapeta 75
Chodavaram 75
Yerupalle 74
Jagannaikulapalem 74

Workers profile

Ramachandrapuram has 40% (about 46 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 20% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ramachandrapuram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.9% 31.7% 8.2% 60.1%
Male 59.3% 54.4% 4.9% 40.7%
Female 20.4% 8.8% 11.6% 79.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ramachandrapuram

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Velampalem 11.6 Ramachandrapuram 14
Chodavaram 10.3
Venkatayapalem 8.7
Vegayammapeta 6.8
Vella 6.8
Narasapurapupeta 6.4
Jagannaikulapalem 5
Draksharama 4.7
Oduru 4.6
Bheemakrosupalem 4.1