Kothacheruvu Mandal, with population of about 39 thousand is Anantapur district's the 14th least populous sub district, located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 21 villages in the sub district, among them Kothacheruvu is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Kadiridevarapalle is the least populous village with population of 25. Talamarla is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 45 km2 and Kadiridevarapalle is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 39 thousand people, among them about 20 thousand (50%) are male and about 19 thousand (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kothacheruvu mandal is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kothacheruvu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39,046 33,915 3,528 1,603 3,886
Male 19,626 17,060 1,743 823 2,055
Female 19,420 16,855 1,785 780 1,831

Most populated Villages in Kothacheruvu

Villages
Name Population
Kothacheruvu 14564
Talamarla 5210
Bandlapalle 3895
K.Locharla 2388
Byrapuram 2015
Kesapuram 1633
Kodapaganipalle 1310
Mylasamudram 1228
Pothulakunta 1033
Marakuntapalle 1013

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 990 in Muslims are 997.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kothacheruvu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 39,046 35,788 2,956 148 11 2 7 3 131
Male 19,626 17,986 1,480 78 7 1 3 2 69
Female 19,420 17,802 1,476 70 4 1 4 1 62

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 39 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 2.8% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of -0.8%. General caste population has increased by 0.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -5.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 42.2% and child population has decreased by -16.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kothacheruvu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1% 0.4% -5.7% 42.2% -16.1%
Male -0.8% -1.3% -8.6% 39.5% -13.7%
Female 2.8% 2.1% -2.7% 45.3% -18.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 990 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 988, in schedule caste is 1024 and in schedule tribe is 948. There are 891 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 56 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kothacheruvu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 33 62 38 -56
2011 990 988 1024 948 891
2001 955 955 962 910 947

Villages with highest sex ratio in Kothacheruvu

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Iragampalle 1133
Marakuntapalle 1076
Kanisettipalle 1061
Kodapaganipalle 1050
Lingareddipalle 1047
Byrapuram 1013
Thippa Batlapalle 1008
Talamarla 1006
Vangampalle 1000
Bandlapalle 997

Literacy

Total about 22 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and 9344 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kothacheruvu is 64%. 74% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kothacheruvu

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 0.5% 6.1%
2011 63.6% 74.1% 53.1%
2001 60.6% 73.6% 47%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Kothacheruvu

Workers profile

Kothacheruvu has 52% (about 20 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 45% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kothacheruvu

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.6% 43.6% 8% 48.4%
Male 58.1% 53.6% 4.5% 41.9%
Female 45% 33.4% 11.6% 55%

Biggest Villages in Kothacheruvu

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Talamarla 45.1
Kothapalle 22.9
Bandlapalle 22.6
Kothacheruvu 17.3
Byrapuram 13.9
K.Locharla 12.8
Marakuntapalle 10.6
Pothulakunta 10.1
Kesapuram 8.8
Kodapaganipalle 8.2