Devarapalle Mandal, with population of about 78 thousand is West Godavari district's the 14th most populous sub district, located in West Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 13 villages in the sub district, among them Devarapalle is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Kondagudem is the least populous village with population of 81. Devarapalle is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 43 km2 and Kondagudem is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 78 thousand people, among them about 39 thousand (50%) are male and about 39 thousand (50%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Devarapalle mandal is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 22 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Devarapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 77,971 50,350 26,920 701 8,213
Male 38,967 25,448 13,195 324 4,104
Female 39,004 24,902 13,725 377 4,109

Most populated Villages in Devarapalle

Villages
Name Population
Devarapalle 14796
Yernagudem 12277
Yadavole 8459
Chinnayagudem 7709
Gowripatnam 7137
Duddukuru 6671
Tyajampudi 5409
Pallantlai 4706
Bandapuram 4211
Dhumanthunigudem 2735

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 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1002 in Muslims are 959.

Religion wise population 2011 - Devarapalle

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 77,971 74,942 2,202 527 6 1 0 2 291
Male 38,967 37,435 1,124 249 3 1 0 1 154
Female 39,004 37,507 1,078 278 3 0 0 1 137

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 7.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 72 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 9.2% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of 6.4%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 37.2% and child population has decreased by -7.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Devarapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.8% 6.1% 10.5% 37.2% -7.4%
Male 6.4% 5.6% 7.5% 27.1% -7.6%
Female 9.2% 6.6% 13.5% 47.3% -7.2%

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 979, in schedule caste is 1040 and in schedule tribe is 1164. There are 1001 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Devarapalle

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 9 55 160 4
2011 1001 979 1040 1164 1001
2001 975 970 985 1004 997

Villages with highest sex ratio in Devarapalle

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Gowripatnam 1064
Duddukuru 1014
Chinnayagudem 1009
Yadavole 1007
Kurukuru 1003
Devarapalle 1000
Yernagudem 994
Tyajampudi 992
Laxmipuram 987
Pallantlai 972

Literacy

Total about 47 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 24 thousand are male and about 23 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Devarapalle is 68%. 70% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Devarapalle

Total Male Female
Change 1.4% -0.2% 3.1%
2011 67.8% 69.7% 65.8%
2001 66.4% 69.9% 62.7%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Devarapalle

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Kondagudem 86
Devarapalle 72
Pallantlai 70
Yernagudem 70
Kurukuru 69
Duddukuru 68
Tyajampudi 67
Gowripatnam 67
Dhumanthunigudem 67
Laxmipuram 66

Workers profile

Devarapalle has 49% (about 38 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 33% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Devarapalle

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 48.6% 45.9% 2.7% 51.4%
Male 63.7% 61.3% 2.5% 36.3%
Female 33.4% 30.5% 2.9% 66.6%

Biggest Villages in Devarapalle

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Devarapalle 42.9
Yernagudem 34.2
Yadavole 26.7
Chinnayagudem 19.4
Bandapuram 15.6
Tyajampudi 12.2
Pallantlai 11.8
Gowripatnam 11
Laxmipuram 10.5
Kurukuru 10.3