Padala Village, with population of 2446 is Tadepalligudem sub district's the 4th least populous village, located in Tadepalligudem sub district of West Godavari district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Padala village is 4 km2 and it is the 4th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 581 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tadepallegudem and distance from Padala village to Tadepallegudem is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Padala village is 534101. The village comes under Padala panchayat. Tadepalligudem is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Eluru which is 55 km away.


The village is home to 2446 people, among them 1188 (49%) are male and 1258 (51%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Padala village is 9%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 685 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2314. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.2% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of 3.2%. General caste population has increased by 7.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2% and child population has decreased by -28.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1059 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1076, in schedule caste is 1028. There are 1038 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 49 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1895 people in the village are literate, among them 938 are male and 957 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Padala is 85%. 87% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Padala has 42% (1032) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 23% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.