Palacoderu Mandal, with population of about 66 thousand is West Godavari district's the 19th least populous sub district, located in West Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 14 villages in the sub district, among them Srungavruksham is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Vendra Agraharam is the least populous village with population of 599. Srungavruksham is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Vendra Agraharam is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 66 thousand people, among them about 33 thousand (50%) are male and about 33 thousand (50%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palacoderu mandal is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the sub district and an average 3 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Palacoderu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 66,119 54,305 11,208 606 6,247
Male 32,927 27,038 5,588 301 3,218
Female 33,192 27,267 5,620 305 3,029

Most populated Villages in Palacoderu

Villages
Name Population
Srungavruksham 11080
Vissakoderu 9204
Mogallu 7102
Palakoderu 6701
Pennada Agraharam 5603
Garagaparru 5092
Gollalakoderu 4506
Kumudavalli 4236
Vendra 4122
Korukollu 3478

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 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1008 in Christians are 1013.

Religion wise population 2011 - Palacoderu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 66,119 62,946 566 2,573 1 4 1 1 27
Male 32,927 31,341 291 1,278 0 2 0 1 14
Female 33,192 31,605 275 1,295 1 2 1 0 13

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 0.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 66 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 1.7% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of -0.2%. General caste population has decreased by -3.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.7% and child population has decreased by -20.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Palacoderu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.7% -3.4% 25.2% 24.7% -20.2%
Male -0.2% -4.4% 24.4% 28.1% -21%
Female 1.7% -2.4% 26.1% 21.5% -19.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1008 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1008, in schedule caste is 1006 and in schedule tribe is 1013. There are 941 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Palacoderu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 20 14 -55 20
2011 1008 1008 1006 1013 941
2001 989 988 992 1068 921

Villages with highest sex ratio in Palacoderu

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Mypa 1103
Korukollu 1071
Palakoderu 1023
Mogallu 1019
Srungavruksham 1015
Vendra Agraharam 1010
Kumudavalli 1009
Gollalakoderu 1006
Garagaparru 1002
Pennada Agraharam 995

Literacy

Total about 46 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 24 thousand are male and about 22 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palacoderu is 77%. 81% of male and 73% 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 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Palacoderu

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 3.4% 7.2%
2011 77% 80.8% 73.1%
2001 71.6% 77.4% 65.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Palacoderu

Workers profile

Palacoderu has 46% (about 30 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 29% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Palacoderu

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.6% 34.7% 10.9% 54.4%
Male 61.9% 52.4% 9.5% 38.1%
Female 29.4% 17.2% 12.2% 70.6%

Biggest Villages in Palacoderu

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Srungavruksham 15.6
Mogallu 13.4
Garagaparru 11.7
Vissakoderu 9.3
Gollalakoderu 6.6
Pennada Agraharam 6.5
Korukollu 6.3
Palakoderu 4.8
Kumudavalli 4.7
Vendra 3.6