Kowlur Village, with population of 5371 is Panyam sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Panyam sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kowlur village is 10 km2 and it is the 5th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 565 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Nandyal and distance from Kowlur village to Nandyal is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kowlur village is 518112. The village comes under Kowlur panchayat. Panyam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 9 km. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 65 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 5371 people, among them 3179 (59%) are male and 2192 (41%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kowlur village is 8%, among them 65% are boys and 35% are girls. There are 510 households in the village and an average 11 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kowlur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,371 4,510 809 52 425
Male 3,179 2,721 421 37 278
Female 2,192 1,789 388 15 147

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 264.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1473. Female population growth rate of the village is 201.5% which is -124.6% lower than male population growth rate of 326.1%. General caste population has increased by 428.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.5% and child population has increased by 127.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kowlur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 264.6% 428.7% 30.5% 0% 127.3%
Male 326.1% 524.1% 35.8% 0% 183.7%
Female 201.5% 329% 25.2% 0% 65.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 690 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 657, in schedule caste is 922 and in schedule tribe is 405. There are 529 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 285 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 379 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kowlur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -285 -299 -78 405 -379
2011 690 657 922 405 529
2001 975 956 1000 0 908

Literacy

Total 4411 people in the village are literate, among them 2744 are male and 1667 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kowlur is 89%. 95% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 28%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 38%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kowlur

Total Male Female
Change 28.5% 17.1% 37.9%
2011 89.2% 94.6% 81.5%
2001 60.7% 77.5% 43.6%

Workers profile

Kowlur has 19% (1033) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 16% male and 24% female population are working population. 14% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kowlur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 19.2% 15.6% 3.6% 80.8%
Male 15.9% 13.6% 2.2% 84.1%
Female 24.1% 18.4% 5.7% 75.9%