West Godavari District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Andhra Pradesh) - Census 2011

West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh has total population of 3,936,966 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,964,918 are males while 1,972,048 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,091,525 families residing in West Godavari district. The Average Sex Ratio of West Godavari district is 1,004.

West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 20.5% people lives in Urban areas while 79.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.9% while that in the rural areas is 72.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in West Godavari district is 1,033 while that of Rural areas is 996.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in West Godavari district is 382887 which is 10% of the total population. There are 194960 male children and 187927 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of West Godavari is 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,004) of West Godavari district.

The total literacy rate of West Godavari district is 74.63%. The male literacy rate is 70.19% and the female literacy rate is 64.56% in West Godavari district.

Population
3,936,966
Literacy
74.63%
Sex Ratio
1,004

To facilitate the administration, West Godavari district is further divided into 46 Mandals (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Mandals consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

West Godavari Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about West Godavari district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 382,887 194,960 187,927
Literacy 74.63% 70.19% 64.56%
Scheduled Caste 811,698 403,693 408,005
Scheduled Tribe 109,072 53,367 55,705
Illiterate 1,284,577 585,695 698,882

Caste-wise Population - West Godavari district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.8% of total population in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 811,698 403,693 408,005
Schedule Tribe 109,072 53,367 55,705

Religion-wise Population - West Godavari district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,733,191 (94.82%) 1,865,076 1,868,115
Muslim 86,142 (2.19%) 42,752 43,390
Christian 109,120 (2.77%) 52,743 56,377
Sikh 288 (0.01%) 175 113
Buddhist 209 (0.01%) 124 85
Jain 1,578 (0.04%) 819 759
Other Religion 211 (0.01%) 117 94
No Religion Specified 6,227 (0.16%) 3,112 3,115

Literacy Rate - West Godavari district

The total literacy rate of West Godavari district was 74.63% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.02% of Andhra Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 2,652,389 literates, males were 1,379,223 while females were 1,273,166. Also the male literacy rate was 77.92% and the female literacy rate was 71.36% in West Godavari district.

  West Godavari district Andhra Pradesh
Female 71.36% 59.15%
Male 77.92% 74.88%
Total 74.63% 67.02%

Sex Ratio - West Godavari district

The Sex Ratio of West Godavari district is 1,004 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,004 females in West Godavari district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,004 ) of West Godavari district.


Population Density - West Godavari district

The total area of West Godavari district is 7,742 km2. Thus the density of West Godavari district is 509 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 155 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,587 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - West Godavari district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of West Godavari, 20.54% people lived in urban regions while 79.46% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 808,777 out of which 397,905 were males while remaining 410,872 were females. In rural areas of West Godavari, male population was 1,567,013 while female population was 1,561,176.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of West Godavari was 1,033 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in West Godavari was 960 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of West Godavari were 73,251 which is 9.06% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of West Godavari was 996 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in West Godavari was 965 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in West Godavari for urban regions was 83.85 percent in which males were 87.52% literate while female literacy stood at 80.32%. The total literate population of West Godavari was 2,652,389. Similarly in rural areas of West Godavari, the average literacy rate was 72.22 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.47% and 68.98% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of West Godavari were 2,035,630.

Rural Urban
Population % 79.46% 20.54%
Total population 3,128,189 808,777
Male population 1,567,013 397,905
Female population 1,561,176 410,872
Sex ratio 996 1,033
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 965 960
Child population 309,636 73,251
Literates 2,035,630 616,759
Average literacy 72.22% 83.85%
Male literacy 75.47% 87.52%
Female literacy 68.98% 80.32%

Child Population - West Godavari district

According to Census 2011, there were 382,887 children between age 0 to 6 years in West Godavari district. Out of which 194,960 were male while 187,927 were female.


Working Population - West Godavari district

In West Godavari district out of total population, 1,773,112 were engaged in work activities. 86.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,773,112 workers engaged in Main Work, 149,420 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 888,815 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,534,166 1,100,258 433,908
Cultivators 149,420 138,120 11,300
Agriculture Labourer 888,815 564,273 324,542
Household Industries 25,703 16,859 8,844
Other Workers 470,228 381,006 89,222
Marginal Workers 238,946 99,080 139,866
Non Working 2,163,854 765,580 1,398,274

West Godavari district Map


Reference