Pedapalem is a village situated in Atchampet mandal of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 958 families residing in the village Pedapalem. The total population of Pedapalem is 3,916 out of which 1,987 are males and 1,929 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pedapalem is 971.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pedapalem village is 431 which is 11% of the total population. There are 229 male children and 202 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pedapalem is 882 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (971) of Pedapalem village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pedapalem is 52.3%. Thus Pedapalem village has lower literacy rate compared to 60.6% of Guntur district. The male literacy rate is 59.22% and the female literacy rate is 45.17% in Pedapalem village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pedapalem village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Pedapalem village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.1% of total population in Pedapalem village.
In Pedapalem village out of total population, 2,241 were engaged in work activities. 82.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,241 workers engaged in Main Work, 360 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,369 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pedapalem village in Atchampet.