Chirala Municipality And Out Growth (Vetapalem Part), with population of 3564 is a part of the main city Chirala city, located in Vetapalem sub district of Prakasam district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There is only one ward in this city which is Kothapeta (og) Ward No 28 (rural Mdds Code:591021) and the population of Kothapeta (og) Ward No 28 (rural Mdds Code:591021) is 3564.

Nearest railway station is Chirala which is within the city.

Demographics

The city is home to 3564 people, among them 1755 (49%) are male and 1809 (51%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chirala municipality and out growth (Vetapalem part) is 7%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 984 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chirala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,564 2,832 331 401 249
Male 1,755 1,391 164 200 121
Female 1,809 1,441 167 201 128

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 5% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1033 in Muslims are 947 and in Christians are 1125.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chirala

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,564 3,038 329 187 0 0 0 0 10
Male 1,755 1,494 169 88 0 0 0 0 4
Female 1,809 1,544 160 99 0 0 0 0 6

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -95.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 85 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is -95.7% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of -95.9%. General caste population has decreased by -95.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -97.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -92% and child population has decreased by -97.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chirala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -95.8% -95.6% -97.8% -92% -97.3%
Male -95.9% -95.7% -97.8% -92% -97.4%
Female -95.7% -95.6% -97.8% -91.9% -97.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1031 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1036, in schedule caste is 1018 and in schedule tribe is 1005. There are 1058 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 121 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chirala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 36 4 12 121
2011 1031 1036 1018 1005 1058
2001 1002 1000 1014 993 937

Literacy

Total 3023 people in the city are literate, among them 1547 are male and 1476 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chirala is 91%. 95% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chirala

Total Male Female
Change 19.6% 15.0% 24.2%
2011 91.2% 94.7% 87.8%
2001 71.6% 79.7% 63.6%

Workers profile

Chirala has 34% (1227) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 16% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chirala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.4% 29.1% 5.3% 65.6%
Male 53.6% 47.2% 6.4% 46.4%
Female 15.9% 11.6% 4.3% 84.1%