Poduru Mandal, with population of about 66 thousand is West Godavari district's the 16th 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 Poduru is the most populous village with population of 9578 and Miniminchilipadu is the least populous village with population of 781. Poduru is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 12 km2 and Miniminchilipadu 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. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Poduru mandal is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 18 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Poduru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 65,706 47,546 17,675 485 6,106
Male 33,128 24,032 8,855 241 3,154
Female 32,578 23,514 8,820 244 2,952

Most populated Villages in Poduru

Villages
Name Population
Poduru 9578
Penumadam 8746
Kavitam 7909
Jinnuru 7055
Gummaluru 5889
Pandithavilluru 5597
Vedangi 5115
Kommuchikkala 3829
Mettaparru 3814
Jagannadhapuram 2302

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 982 in Christians are 1154.

Religion wise population 2011 - Poduru

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 65,706 64,714 339 575 2 1 2 8 65
Male 33,128 32,654 167 267 2 0 1 6 31
Female 32,578 32,060 172 308 0 1 1 2 34

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -1.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 67 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -1.9% which is -1.3% lower than male population growth rate of -0.6%. General caste population has decreased by -4.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 39% and child population has decreased by -26.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Poduru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.3% -4.1% 6.3% 39% -26.6%
Male -0.6% -3.6% 7.6% 41.8% -24.9%
Female -1.9% -4.6% 5% 36.3% -28.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 978, in schedule caste is 996 and in schedule tribe is 1012. There are 936 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 decreased by 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 45 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Poduru

Total General SC ST Child
Change -14 -10 -25 -41 -45
2011 983 978 996 1012 936
2001 997 988 1021 1053 981

Villages with highest sex ratio in Poduru

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Ravipadu 1050
Jinnuru 1021
Pandithavilluru 1003
Jagannadhapuram 1003
Vaddiparru 1000
Gummaluru 992
Kavitam 991
Mettaparru 984
Kommuchikkala 983
Poduru 970

Literacy

Total about 48 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 25 thousand are male and about 22 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Poduru is 80%. 84% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Poduru

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 4.0% 7.7%
2011 80% 84.1% 75.8%
2001 74.1% 80.1% 68.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Poduru

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Kavitam 85
Ravipadu 85
Vaddiparru 84
Pemmarajupolavaram 84
Vedangi 83
Gummaluru 82
Jinnuru 82
Mettaparru 81
Penumadam 78
Poduru 78

Workers profile

Poduru has 47% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 32% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Poduru

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47.3% 36% 11.3% 52.7%
Male 62.3% 53.5% 8.8% 37.7%
Female 32% 18.2% 13.9% 68%

Biggest Villages in Poduru

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Poduru 12.1
Kavitam 7.6
Pandithavilluru 7.5
Vedangi 6
Jinnuru 4.9
Jagannadhapuram 4.8
Kommuchikkala 4.8
Pemmarajupolavaram 3.2
Miniminchilipadu 1.4