Atmakur Village, with population of about 46 thousand is Atmakur sub district's the most populous village, located in Atmakur sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Atmakur village is 44 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1045 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Nandyal and distance from Atmakur village to Nandyal is 50 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Atmakur village is 518422. The village comes under Atmakur,brahmanthapuram& Sreepathiraopeta panchayat. Atmakur is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 72 km away. 5.05 square kilometer (12%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to about 46 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (51%) are male and about 22 thousand (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Atmakur village is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Atmakur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45,703 38,198 6,192 1,313 5,440
Male 23,344 19,596 3,067 681 2,824
Female 22,359 18,602 3,125 632 2,616

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 40 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.3% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of 13.5%. General caste population has increased by 13.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.2% and child population has decreased by -11% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Atmakur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.8% 13.2% 25% 20.2% -11%
Male 13.5% 12.6% 15.9% 31.5% -9.3%
Female 16.3% 13.8% 35.3% 10.1% -12.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 1019 and in schedule tribe is 928. There are 926 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Atmakur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 10 146 -180 -37
2011 958 949 1019 928 926
2001 935 939 873 1108 963

Literacy

Total about 29 thousand people in the village are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Atmakur is 73%. 81% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Atmakur

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 5.3% 12.0%
2011 72.8% 81.2% 64.1%
2001 64.4% 75.9% 52.1%

Workers profile

Atmakur has 36% (about 16 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 18% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Atmakur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36% 31.5% 4.5% 64%
Male 53.4% 47.9% 5.4% 46.6%
Female 17.8% 14.4% 3.5% 82.2%