Gangadhara Nellore Mandal, with population of about 70 thousand is Chittoor district's the 15th most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 34 villages in the sub district, among them Vinjam is the most populous village with population of 7620 and Nallarallapalle is the least populous village with population of 64. Vinjam is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Nallarallapalle is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 70 thousand people, among them about 35 thousand (51%) are male and about 34 thousand (49%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 36% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gangadhara Nellore mandal is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 17 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gangadhara Nellore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 69,543 43,847 24,928 768 7,387
Male 35,293 22,243 12,671 379 3,903
Female 34,250 21,604 12,257 389 3,484

Most populated Villages in Gangadhara Nellore

Villages
Name Population
Vinjam 7620
Tungundram 5155
Gangadharanellore 4444
Varathuru 4059
Nellipalle 3342
Velkur 3169
Nandanoor 2961
Vepanjeri 2710
Peddakalva 2673
Vezzupalle 2598

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 971 in Muslims are 967.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gangadhara Nellore

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 69,543 65,746 3,121 599 7 3 6 1 60
Male 35,293 33,355 1,587 307 3 2 3 1 35
Female 34,250 32,391 1,534 292 4 1 3 0 25

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 7.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 65 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 7.5% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of 7%. General caste population has increased by 5.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 36.7% and child population has decreased by -11.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gangadhara Nellore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.3% 5.3% 10.1% 36.7% -11.7%
Male 7% 5.5% 9.1% 37.3% -10.4%
Female 7.5% 5.2% 11.1% 36% -13.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 970 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 971, in schedule caste is 967 and in schedule tribe is 1026. There are 893 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gangadhara Nellore

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 -3 17 -10 -28
2011 970 971 967 1026 893
2001 966 974 950 1036 921

Villages with highest sex ratio in Gangadhara Nellore

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Nallarallapalle 1207
Atmakur 1132
Garigalapalle 1065
Nellipalle 1053
Agaramangalam 1034
Nandanoor 1032
Ellapalle 1023
Kalijavedu 1013
Kadapagunta 1008
Bojjinayanipalle 997

Literacy

Total about 46 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 26 thousand are male and about 20 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gangadhara Nellore is 74%. 83% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gangadhara Nellore

Total Male Female
Change 2.3% -0.3% 4.9%
2011 74.4% 82.7% 65.9%
2001 72.1% 83% 61%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Gangadhara Nellore

Workers profile

Gangadhara Nellore has 46% (about 32 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 33% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gangadhara Nellore

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.8% 37.6% 8.2% 54.2%
Male 58.2% 51.7% 6.5% 41.8%
Female 33% 23.1% 9.9% 67%

Biggest Villages in Gangadhara Nellore

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Vinjam 16.3
Tungundram 16.2
Nandanoor 13
Varathuru 11.5
Gangadharanellore 11.2
Kotrakona 9.6
Nellipalle 9.5
Vepanjeri 8.6
Veerakanellore 8.5
Vezzupalle 8.1