Pedavegi Village, with population of about 12 thousand is Pedavegi sub district's the most populous village, located in Pedavegi sub district of West Godavari district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Pedavegi village is 43 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 276 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Eluru and distance from Pedavegi village to Eluru is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Pedavegi village is 534003. The village comes under Pedavegi,laxmipuram,koppulavarigudem&garlamadugu panchayat. Pedavegi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Eluru which is 12 km away.
The village is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6033 (51%) are male and 5813 (49%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pedavegi village is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3153 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 2.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.4% which is 6.4% higher than male population growth rate of -1%. General caste population has increased by 3.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -17% and child population has decreased by -15.1% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 973, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 930. There are 957 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 59 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 74 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 7547 people in the village are literate, among them 3990 are male and 3557 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pedavegi is 71%. 74% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.
Pedavegi has 53% (6252) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 44% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.