Ganapavaram Mandal, with population of about 65 thousand is West Godavari district's the 14th least populous sub district, located in West Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 25 villages in the sub district, among them Ganapavaram is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Velagapalle is the least populous village with population of 664. Pippara is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 11 km2 and Venkatrajapuram is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 65 thousand people, among them about 33 thousand (50%) are male and about 32 thousand (50%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ganapavaram mandal is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the sub district and an average 3 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ganapavaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 64,963 50,660 13,641 662 5,894
Male 32,519 25,370 6,809 340 2,957
Female 32,444 25,290 6,832 322 2,937

Most populated Villages in Ganapavaram

Villages
Name Population
Ganapavaram 11749
Pippara 7719
Kesavaram 4875
Saripalle 4203
Ardhavaram 3627
Moyyeru 3392
Kommara 3260
Komarru 2393
Cherukuganuma Agraharam 2323
Kasipadu 2311

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 997 in Christians are 1095.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ganapavaram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 64,963 63,767 539 616 9 1 7 1 23
Male 32,519 31,928 277 294 6 1 3 0 10
Female 32,444 31,839 262 322 3 0 4 1 13

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -2.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 67 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -2.2% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of -2.9%. General caste population has decreased by -7.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13% and child population has decreased by -26.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ganapavaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2.5% -7.5% 20.9% 13% -26.7%
Male -2.9% -7.6% 19.3% 4.9% -26.3%
Female -2.2% -7.5% 22.6% 22.9% -27%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 998 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 1003 and in schedule tribe is 947. There are 993 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ganapavaram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 1 27 138 -10
2011 998 997 1003 947 993
2001 991 996 976 809 1003

Villages with highest sex ratio in Ganapavaram

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Chinaramachandrapuram 1085
Ganapavaram 1033
Komarru 1030
Saripalle 1018
Kesavaram 1014
Muggula 1014
Pippara 1013
Seethalamkonde Padu 999
Mupparthipadu 999
Ardhavaram 998

Literacy

Total about 44 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 23 thousand are male and about 21 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ganapavaram is 75%. 78% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by -3%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ganapavaram

Total Male Female
Change -3.0% -4.6% -1.4%
2011 75.2% 77.9% 72.4%
2001 78.2% 82.5% 73.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Ganapavaram

Workers profile

Ganapavaram has 43% (about 28 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 23% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ganapavaram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.7% 31.2% 11.5% 57.3%
Male 62.3% 51% 11.3% 37.7%
Female 23.1% 11.4% 11.8% 76.9%

Biggest Villages in Ganapavaram

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Pippara 11.1
Kesavaram 9.1
Ardhavaram 8.4
Kommara 7.1
Ganapavaram 6.2
Kasipadu 5.6
Kothapalle 5
Moyyeru 4.8
Seethalamkonde Padu 4.3
Saripalle 4.1