Arulla Village, with population of 970 is Tadepalligudem sub district's the least populous village, located in Tadepalligudem sub district of West Godavari district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Arulla village is 7 km2 and it is the 6th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 141 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tadepallegudem and distance from Arulla village to Tadepallegudem is 14 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Arulla village is 534146. The village comes under Arulla panchayat. Tadepalligudem is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 14 km. District head quarter of the village is Eluru which is 64 km away.


The village is home to 970 people, among them 472 (49%) are male and 498 (51%) are female. 44% of the whole population are from general caste, 56% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Arulla village is 11%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 277 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -7.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1045. Female population growth rate of the village is -10.6% which is -7.3% lower than male population growth rate of -3.3%. General caste population has decreased by -8.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -5.2% and child population has decreased by -19.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1055 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1184, in schedule caste is 964. There are 1058 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 86 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 102 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 625 people in the village are literate, among them 317 are male and 308 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Arulla is 72%. 75% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Workers profile

Arulla has 55% (538) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 49% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.