Kurugunta Village, with population of 4586 is Anantapur sub district's the 5th most populous village, located in Anantapur sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kurugunta village is 19 km2 and it is the 5th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 241 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Anantapur and distance from Kurugunta village to Anantapur is 8 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kurugunta village is 515731. The village comes under Kurugunta panchayat. Anantapur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Anantapur which is 8 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4586 people, among them 1728 (38%) are male and 2858 (62%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 33% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kurugunta village is 7%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 919 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kurugunta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,586 2,882 1,500 204 336
Male 1,728 1,309 335 84 182
Female 2,858 1,573 1,165 120 154

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 88.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2429. Female population growth rate of the village is 84.7% which is -11.2% lower than male population growth rate of 95.9%. General caste population has increased by 119.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 55%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 36% and child population has increased by 44.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kurugunta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 88.8% 119.8% 55% 36% 44.2%
Male 95.9% 107.4% 66.7% 68% 45.6%
Female 84.7% 131.3% 51.9% 20% 42.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1654 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1202, in schedule caste is 3478 and in schedule tribe is 1429. There are 846 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 100 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kurugunta

Total General SC ST Child
Change -100 124 -338 -571 -18
2011 1654 1202 3478 1429 846
2001 1754 1078 3816 2000 864

Literacy

Total 3174 people in the village are literate, among them 1174 are male and 2000 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kurugunta is 75%. 76% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kurugunta

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 9.2% 5.0%
2011 74.7% 75.9% 74%
2001 68.2% 66.7% 69%

Workers profile

Kurugunta has 39% (1798) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 27% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kurugunta

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.2% 30.8% 8.4% 60.8%
Male 59.8% 51.7% 8.1% 40.2%
Female 26.7% 18.1% 8.6% 73.3%