Veeravasaram Mandal, with population of about 65 thousand is West Godavari district's the 13th 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 Veeravasaram is the most populous village with population of about 22 thousand and Mentepudi is the least populous village with population of 723. Veeravasaram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 28 km2 and Thokalapudi is the smallest with 2 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 65 thousand people, among them about 33 thousand (51%) are male and about 32 thousand (49%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Veeravasaram 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 Veeravasaram mandal live in the Veeravasaram Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Veeravasaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 64,912 51,214 12,958 740 5,953
Male 32,803 25,825 6,589 389 3,080
Female 32,109 25,389 6,369 351 2,873

Most populated Villages in Veeravasaram

Villages
Name Population
Veeravasaram 21718
Rayakuduru 8883
Konithiwada 8537
Tholeru 5765
Machipuri 5314
Navuduru 3218
Andaluru 2298
Madugupolavaram 1920
Thokalapudi 1902
Panjavemavaram 1561

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 977 in Christians are 1034.

Religion wise population 2011 - Veeravasaram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 64,912 63,855 338 539 0 1 1 12 166
Male 32,803 32,304 154 265 0 1 1 9 69
Female 32,109 31,551 184 274 0 0 0 3 97

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 1.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 64 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 0.8% which is -0.8% lower than male population growth rate of 1.6%. General caste population has decreased by -0.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19.5% and child population has decreased by -21.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Veeravasaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.2% -0.6% 8% 19.5% -21.7%
Male 1.6% -0.5% 9.1% 29.2% -20.2%
Female 0.8% -0.7% 6.9% 10.4% -23.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 979 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 983, in schedule caste is 967 and in schedule tribe is 902. There are 933 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Veeravasaram

Total General SC ST Child
Change -7 -2 -19 -154 -37
2011 979 983 967 902 933
2001 986 985 986 1056 970

Villages with highest sex ratio in Veeravasaram

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Nelapogula 1020
Panjavemavaram 1004
Navuduru 1002
Konithiwada 994
Rayakuduru 991
Andaluru 978
Mentepudi 975
Veeravasaram 974
Machipuri 973
Thokalapudi 969

Literacy

Total about 45 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 24 thousand are male and about 21 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Veeravasaram is 77%. 81% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by -6%. Male literacy has gone down by -6% and female literacy rate has gone down by -5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Veeravasaram

Total Male Female
Change -5.8% -6.2% -5.4%
2011 76.7% 80.8% 72.6%
2001 82.5% 87% 78%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Veeravasaram

Workers profile

Veeravasaram has 46% (about 30 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 31% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Veeravasaram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46% 32.2% 13.7% 54%
Male 60.4% 50.3% 10.1% 39.6%
Female 31.3% 13.8% 17.4% 68.7%

Biggest Villages in Veeravasaram

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Veeravasaram 28.5
Rayakuduru 12.2
Tholeru 10.2
Mentepudi 9.4
Konithiwada 7.1
Andaluru 5
Madugupolavaram 3.9
Machipuri 3.2
Panjavemavaram 2.4
Nelapogula 2.3