Kosigi Mandal, with population of about 69 thousand is Kurnool district's the 17th most populous sub district, located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 24 villages in the sub district, among them Kosigi is the most populous village with population of about 24 thousand and Devarabetta is the least populous village with population of 251. Belagallu is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 23 km2 and Zumaladinne is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 69 thousand people, among them about 35 thousand (50%) are male and about 35 thousand (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kosigi mandal is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Kosigi mandal live in the Kosigi Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kosigi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 69,275 60,134 8,906 235 11,325
Male 34,768 30,179 4,470 119 5,774
Female 34,507 29,955 4,436 116 5,551

Most populated Villages in Kosigi

Villages
Name Population
Kosigi 24165
Belagallu 4417
Duddi 3933
Bompalle 3686
Vandagallu 3165
Jampapuram 3119
Sathanur 2750
Pallipadu 2534
Chintakunta 2395
Arlabanda 2264

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 994 in Muslims are 974.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kosigi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 69,275 65,939 3,001 114 4 1 4 1 211
Male 34,768 33,070 1,520 56 2 1 1 0 118
Female 34,507 32,869 1,481 58 2 0 3 1 93

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 58 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.8% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 17.8%. General caste population has increased by 17.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 58.8% and child population has decreased by -3.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kosigi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.8% 17.1% 30.7% 58.8% -3.7%
Male 17.8% 15.8% 31.8% 67.6% -3.8%
Female 19.8% 18.4% 29.7% 50.6% -3.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 992 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 993, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 975. There are 961 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kosigi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 22 -17 -110 3
2011 992 993 992 975 961
2001 976 971 1009 1085 958

Villages with highest sex ratio in Kosigi

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Sajjalaguddam 1065
Nelakosigi 1021
Kandukur 1020
Kosigi 1010
Kamandoddi 1002
Moogaladoddi 1001
Vandagallu 999
Chintakunta 999
Pallipadu 997
Arlabanda 988

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and 6892 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kosigi is 34%. 44% of male and 24% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kosigi

Total Male Female
Change 7.2% 6.6% 8.0%
2011 33.9% 44.1% 23.8%
2001 26.7% 37.5% 15.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Kosigi

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Irangal 57
Jampapuram 46
Kadidoddi 42
Devarabetta 39
Kosigi 39
Sathanur 37
Sajjalaguddam 35
Zumaladinne 34
Arlabanda 33
Agasanur 33

Workers profile

Kosigi has 57% (about 39 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 56% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 44% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kosigi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56.8% 46.8% 9.9% 43.2%
Male 58% 49.9% 8.1% 42%
Female 55.6% 43.7% 11.8% 44.4%

Biggest Villages in Kosigi

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Belagallu 22.9
Sathanur 15.9
Vandagallu 15.6
Kosigi 15.3
Kandukur 14.3
Bompalle 13.6
Duddi 11.1
Agasanur 10.7
Kamandoddi 10.5
Devarabetta 10