Vagavedu Village, with population of 1725 is Srikalahasti sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Srikalahasti sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Vagavedu village is 9 km2 and it is the 14th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 187 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srikalahasti and distance from Vagavedu village to Srikalahasti is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Vagavedu village is 517620. The village comes under Vagavedu 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 117 km away. 0.33 square kilometer (4%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 1725 people, among them 839 (49%) are male and 886 (51%) are female. 45% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste and 22% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vagavedu village is 12%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 444 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1594. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.1% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 6.3%. General caste population has increased by 4.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 31.4% and child population has decreased by -5.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1056 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1010, in schedule caste is 1154 and in schedule tribe is 1016. There are 1080 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 798 people in the village are literate, among them 454 are male and 344 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vagavedu is 53%. 61% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Vagavedu has 52% (892) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 40% female population are working population. 64% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.