Kosigi Village, with population of about 24 thousand is Kosigi sub district's the most populous village, located in Kosigi sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kosigi village is 15 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1575 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Kosigi which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Adoni and distance from Kosigi village to Adoni is 30 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kosigi village is 518313. The village comes under Kosigi panchayat. Kosigi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 130 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (50%) are male and about 12 thousand (50%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kosigi village is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4406 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kosigi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,165 21,540 2,468 157 3,852
Male 12,021 10,696 1,250 75 1,910
Female 12,144 10,844 1,218 82 1,942

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.2% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 11.5%. General caste population has increased by 13.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 63.5% and child population has decreased by -6.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kosigi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.8% 13.6% 14% 63.5% -6.5%
Male 11.5% 10.7% 16.2% 70.5% -11.7%
Female 16.2% 16.5% 11.8% 57.7% -0.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1010 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014, in schedule caste is 974 and in schedule tribe is 1093. There are 1017 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 112 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kosigi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 41 50 -38 -89 112
2011 1010 1014 974 1093 1017
2001 969 964 1012 1182 905

Literacy

Total 7927 people in the village are literate, among them 4881 are male and 3046 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kosigi is 39%. 48% of male and 30% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kosigi

Total Male Female
Change 5.7% 5.4% 6.2%
2011 39% 48.3% 29.9%
2001 33.3% 42.9% 23.7%

Workers profile

Kosigi has 51% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 47% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kosigi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51.5% 38.1% 13.4% 48.5%
Male 56.2% 44.2% 12% 43.8%
Female 46.8% 32% 14.8% 53.2%