Arugolanu Village, with population of about 11 thousand is Tadepalligudem sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Tadepalligudem sub district of West Godavari district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Arugolanu village is 19 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 547 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tadepallegudem and distance from Arugolanu village to Tadepallegudem is 8 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Arugolanu village is 534146. The village comes under Arugolanu,kothuru&dandagarra panchayat. Tadepalligudem is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Eluru which is 58 km away.


The village is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5644 (53%) are male and 4936 (47%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Arugolanu village is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 2940 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.3% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 1.5%. General caste population has increased by 0.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -6.4% and child population has decreased by -22.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 875 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 588 and in schedule tribe is 571. There are 988 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 6583 people in the village are literate, among them 3601 are male and 2982 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Arugolanu is 69%. 70% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Workers profile

Arugolanu has 39% (4098) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 19% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.