Velagada is a village situated in Ganguvarisigadam mandal of Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 195 families residing in the village Velagada. The total population of Velagada is 758 out of which 370 are males and 388 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Velagada is 1,049.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Velagada village is 83 which is 11% of the total population. There are 39 male children and 44 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Velagada is 1,128 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,049) of Velagada village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Velagada is 48.3%. Thus Velagada village has lower literacy rate compared to 55.3% of Srikakulam district. The male literacy rate is 54.68% and the female literacy rate is 42.15% in Velagada village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Velagada 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 Velagada village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Velagada village.
In Velagada village out of total population, 414 were engaged in work activities. 56% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 414 workers engaged in Main Work, 107 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 82 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Velagada village in Ganguvarisigadam.
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