Vedam Village, with population of 2094 is Srikalahasti sub district's the 5th most populous village, located in Srikalahasti sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Vedam village is 15 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 139 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Srikalahasti and distance from Vedam village to Srikalahasti is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Vedam village is 517640. The village comes under Vedam panchayat. Srikalahasti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 123 km away. 5.16 square kilometer (34%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.
The village is home to 2094 people, among them 1069 (51%) are male and 1025 (49%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vedam village is 13%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 579 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 5.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1978. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.3% which is -7.2% lower than male population growth rate of 9.5%. General caste population has increased by 11.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -8.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -4.4% and child population has decreased by -7.7% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 954, in schedule caste is 1069 and in schedule tribe is 776. There are 795 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 68 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 150 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 982 people in the village are literate, among them 579 are male and 403 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vedam is 54%. 63% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -9%. Male literacy has gone down by -12% and female literacy rate has gone down by -8%.
Vedam has 46% (959) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 36% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.