Gangavaram Mandal, with population of about 56 thousand is Chittoor district's the 24th most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 16 villages in the sub district, among them Gangavaram is the most populous village with population of 7183 and Mogilpalle is the least populous village with population of 877. Dandapalle is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 17 km2 and Jeedimakulapalle is the smallest with 4 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Palamaner Municipality and Out Growth.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 56 thousand people, among them about 28 thousand (50%) are male and about 28 thousand (50%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gangavaram mandal is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 95% (about 54 thousand) live in Gangavaram Sub District rural part and 5% (2585) population live in the Gangavaram Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gangavaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 56,183 45,130 10,095 958 6,580
Male 28,171 22,664 5,034 473 3,336
Female 28,012 22,466 5,061 485 3,244

Most populated Villages and Cities in Gangavaram

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Gangavaram 7183 Palamaner 2585
Gandrajupalle 6949
Dandapalle 4987
Melumoy 4280
Keelapatla 3804
Kothapalle 3331
Mamadugu 3318
Gundugallu 3112
Kallupalle 2995
Pathikonda 2656

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 996 in Muslims are 970.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gangavaram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 56,183 49,858 5,854 77 8 3 2 1 380
Male 28,171 24,973 2,971 35 3 2 1 1 185
Female 28,012 24,885 2,883 42 5 1 1 0 195

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -21.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 72 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -21.9% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of -21%. General caste population has decreased by -23.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -58.8% and child population has decreased by -34.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gangavaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -21.5% -23.8% 0.6% -58.8% -34.1%
Male -21% -23.1% 0.2% -59.4% -32.9%
Female -21.9% -24.3% 1.1% -58.2% -35.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 994 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 1005 and in schedule tribe is 1025. There are 972 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gangavaram

Total General SC ST Child
Change -11 -16 8 31 -36
2011 994 991 1005 1025 972
2001 1005 1007 997 994 1008

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Gangavaram

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Jeedimakulapalle 1052 Palamaner 961
Kothapalle 1039
Pasupathur 1037
Kallupalle 1020
Keelapatla 1015
Gangavaram 1012
Melumoy 1008
Maredupalle 993
Kalagatoor 992
Pathikonda 991

Literacy

Total about 33 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gangavaram is 67%. 78% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gangavaram

Total Male Female
Change -1.6% -1.0% -2.4%
2011 67.4% 77.7% 57.1%
2001 69% 78.7% 59.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Gangavaram

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kallupalle 71 Palamaner 83
Keelapalle 71
Dandapalle 70
Mamadugu 68
Kalagatoor 68
Gangavaram 68
Melumoy 67
Keelapatla 67
Gandrajupalle 67
Pathikonda 66

Workers profile

Gangavaram has 54% (about 30 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 47% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 38% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gangavaram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 53.5% 45.5% 8% 46.5%
Male 60.4% 53.2% 7.2% 39.6%
Female 46.6% 37.8% 8.8% 53.4%

Biggest Villages in Gangavaram

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Dandapalle 17.4
Gandrajupalle 15.4
Keelapatla 14.4
Kothapalle 12.8
Mamadugu 12.3
Gangavaram 11
Melumoy 10.3
Gundugallu 10.3
Keelapalle 8.4
Kalagatoor 8.2