Arekal Village, with population of 2499 is Adoni sub district's the 14th most populous village, located in Adoni sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Arekal village is 6 km2 and it is the 10th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 413 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Adoni and distance from Arekal village to Adoni is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Arekal village is 518301. The village comes under Arekal panchayat. Adoni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 92 km away. 0.38 square kilometer (6%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2499 people, among them 1073 (43%) are male and 1426 (57%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Arekal village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 380 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Arekal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,499 2,195 289 15 348
Male 1,073 958 115 0 179
Female 1,426 1,237 174 15 169

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 45.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1713. Female population growth rate of the village is 66% which is 40.4% higher than male population growth rate of 25.6%. General caste population has increased by 45.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38.3% and child population has decreased by -3.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Arekal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45.9% 45.9% 38.3% 0% -3.9%
Male 25.6% 27.6% 11.7% 0% 4.7%
Female 66% 64.3% 64.2% 0% -11.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1329 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1291, in schedule caste is 1513. There are 944 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 323 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 173 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Arekal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 323 288 484 0 -173
2011 1329 1291 1513 0 944
2001 1006 1003 1029 0 1117

Literacy

Total 1263 people in the village are literate, among them 554 are male and 709 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Arekal is 59%. 62% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 22%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 38%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Arekal

Total Male Female
Change 21.5% 6.1% 38.3%
2011 58.7% 62% 56.4%
2001 37.2% 55.9% 18.1%

Workers profile

Arekal has 53% (1321) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 47% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Arekal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.9% 42.1% 10.8% 47.1%
Male 61.2% 54.1% 7.2% 38.8%
Female 46.6% 33.1% 13.5% 53.4%