Pedavegi Mandal, with population of about 89 thousand is West Godavari district's the 11th most populous sub district, located in West Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 28 villages in the sub district, among them Pedavegi is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Rajampalem is the least populous village with population of 10. Pedavegi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 43 km2 and Rajampalem is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 89 thousand people, among them about 45 thousand (51%) are male and about 44 thousand (49%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pedavegi mandal is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 24 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pedavegi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 88,834 61,109 26,922 803 9,352
Male 45,172 31,007 13,772 393 4,856
Female 43,662 30,102 13,150 410 4,496

Most populated Villages in Pedavegi

Villages
Name Population
Pedavegi 11846
Koppaka 10560
Ramasingavaram 8308
Vegivadavaram 4763
Rayannapalem 4758
Jagannadhapuram 4706
Mundur 4698
Vijayarai 4038
Bapirajugudem 3774
Duggirala 3438

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 2% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 971 in Christians are 760 and in Muslims are 993.

Religion wise population 2011 - Pedavegi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 88,834 84,810 1,879 1,991 8 7 14 9 116
Male 45,172 43,021 943 1,131 3 5 7 4 58
Female 43,662 41,789 936 860 5 2 7 5 58

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 9.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 81 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 10.1% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 8.3%. General caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.9% and child population has decreased by -10% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pedavegi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.2% 7.9% 11.8% 26.9% -10%
Male 8.3% 7.7% 9.2% 25.2% -8.9%
Female 10.1% 8.1% 14.6% 28.5% -11.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 967 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 971, in schedule caste is 955 and in schedule tribe is 1043. There are 926 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pedavegi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 4 45 27 -25
2011 967 971 955 1043 926
2001 950 967 910 1016 951

Villages with highest sex ratio in Pedavegi

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Kondalaraopalem 1019
Chakrayagudem 1017
Vijayarai 1008
Duggirala 1001
Vanguru 1000
Rayannapalem 997
Mundur 993
Muthanaveedu 992
Vegivadavaram 991
Kavagunta 987

Literacy

Total about 56 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 30 thousand are male and about 26 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pedavegi is 70%. 73% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pedavegi

Total Male Female
Change 1.7% 0.1% 3.4%
2011 70.3% 73.3% 67.3%
2001 68.6% 73.2% 63.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Pedavegi

Workers profile

Pedavegi has 51% (about 45 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 40% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 36% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pedavegi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51.1% 48.1% 3% 48.9%
Male 61.9% 59.9% 2% 38.1%
Female 40% 36% 4% 60%

Biggest Villages in Pedavegi

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Pedavegi 43
Ramasingavaram 38.4
Koppaka 27.1
Bapirajugudem 17.4
Rayannapalem 12.4
Mundur 11.5
Vijayarai 10.3
Jagannadhapuram 9.7
Vegivadavaram 9.7
Duggirala 8.6