Velagacherla is a village situated in Penagalur mandal of YSR district in Andhra Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 418 families residing in the village Velagacherla. The total population of Velagacherla is 1,636 out of which 828 are males and 808 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Velagacherla is 976.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Velagacherla village is 181 which is 11% of the total population. There are 108 male children and 73 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Velagacherla is 676 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (976) of Velagacherla village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Velagacherla is 60.7%. Thus Velagacherla village has higher literacy rate compared to 59.6% of YSR district. The male literacy rate is 71.39% and the female literacy rate is 50.2% in Velagacherla village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Velagacherla 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 Velagacherla village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4% of total population in Velagacherla village.
In Velagacherla village out of total population, 866 were engaged in work activities. 54.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 866 workers engaged in Main Work, 85 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 310 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Velagacherla village in Penagalur.