Velampadu Village, with population of 1649 is Srikalahasti sub district's the 11th most populous village, located in Srikalahasti sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Velampadu village is 13 km2 and it is the 8th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 129 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Srikalahasti and distance from Velampadu village to Srikalahasti is 20 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Velampadu village is 517620. The village comes under Velampadu,yerlapudi&suruvaripalle panchayat. Srikalahasti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 114 km away. 4.2 square kilometer (33%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.
The village is home to 1649 people, among them 834 (51%) are male and 815 (49%) are female. 58% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Velampadu village is 11%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 412 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 5.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1566. Female population growth rate of the village is 6% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 4.6%. General caste population has increased by 8.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -30% and child population has decreased by -13.4% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 994, in schedule caste is 955 and in schedule tribe is 960. There are 810 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 90 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 937 people in the village are literate, among them 545 are male and 392 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Velampadu is 64%. 74% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.
Velampadu has 56% (930) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 55% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 33% are marginal workers.