Chagallu Mandal, with population of about 65 thousand is West Godavari district's the 12th least populous sub district, located in West Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 11 villages in the sub district, among them Chagallu is the most populous village with population of about 22 thousand and Nandigampadu is the least populous village with population of 1012. Chikkala is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 37 km2 and Singanamuppavaram is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 65 thousand people, among them about 32 thousand (50%) are male and about 32 thousand (50%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chagallu mandal is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the sub district and an average 3 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chagallu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 64,774 48,517 15,660 597 6,611
Male 32,440 24,321 7,800 319 3,382
Female 32,334 24,196 7,860 278 3,229

Most populated Villages in Chagallu

Villages
Name Population
Chagallu 21703
Chikkala 7175
Unagatla 6755
Kalavalapalle 5984
Mallavaram 5578
Brahmanagudem 5499
Markondapadu 4887
Daravaram 2514
Nelaturu 2045
Singanamuppavaram 1622

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 998 in Muslims are 952.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chagallu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 64,774 62,154 2,026 523 3 0 0 1 67
Male 32,440 31,110 1,038 247 2 0 0 0 43
Female 32,334 31,044 988 276 1 0 0 1 24

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 0.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 64 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 1.7% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of -0.4%. General caste population has decreased by -0.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 65.4% and child population has decreased by -16.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chagallu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.6% -0.1% 1.4% 65.4% -16.5%
Male -0.4% -0.9% -0.7% 78.2% -15.8%
Female 1.7% 0.7% 3.6% 52.7% -17.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 995, in schedule caste is 1008 and in schedule tribe is 871. There are 955 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chagallu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 16 42 -146 -16
2011 997 995 1008 871 955
2001 976 979 966 1017 971

Villages with highest sex ratio in Chagallu

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Nelaturu 1029
Markondapadu 1026
Kalavalapalle 1019
Nandigampadu 1012
Daravaram 1011
Brahmanagudem 1005
Chagallu 1002
Mallavaram 991
Unagatla 983
Chikkala 955

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 Chagallu is 72%. 75% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chagallu

Total Male Female
Change 4.7% 3.3% 6.2%
2011 72.4% 75.5% 69.2%
2001 67.7% 72.2% 63%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Chagallu

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Nelaturu 78
Brahmanagudem 76
Mallavaram 76
Nandigampadu 74
Chagallu 74
Markondapadu 73
Unagatla 73
Daravaram 70
Kalavalapalle 67
Chikkala 67

Workers profile

Chagallu has 44% (about 29 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 27% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chagallu

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.4% 42% 2.4% 55.6%
Male 61.9% 59.6% 2.3% 38.1%
Female 26.9% 24.5% 2.4% 73.1%

Biggest Villages in Chagallu

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Chikkala 37.5
Chagallu 24.4
Kalavalapalle 12.7
Markondapadu 8.4
Mallavaram 7.2
Unagatla 6.2
Brahmanagudem 3.8
Daravaram 3.1
Nandigampadu 2.4
Nelaturu 2.2