Kothakota Village, with population of 4634 is Bukkapatnam sub district's the 5th least populous village, located in Bukkapatnam sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kothakota village is 109 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 43 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dharmavaram and distance from Kothakota village to Dharmavaram is 40 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kothakota village is 515154. The village comes under Kothakota&narsimpalle Tanda panchayat. Bukkapatnam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is Anantapur which is 80 km away. 84.72 square kilometer (78%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 4634 people, among them 2325 (50%) are male and 2309 (50%) are female. 57% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 33% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kothakota village is 11%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1258 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kothakota

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,634 2,625 485 1,524 529
Male 2,325 1,310 237 778 258
Female 2,309 1,315 248 746 271

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -1.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4701. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.5% which is 7.5% higher than male population growth rate of -5%. General caste population has decreased by -2.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -3.1% and child population has decreased by -15.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kothakota

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.4% -2.1% 8.7% -3.1% -15.6%
Male -5% -5.9% 4.4% -6.2% -21.8%
Female 2.5% 1.9% 13.2% 0.3% -8.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 993 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1004, in schedule caste is 1046 and in schedule tribe is 959. There are 1050 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 73 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 150 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kothakota

Total General SC ST Child
Change 73 77 81 62 150
2011 993 1004 1046 959 1050
2001 920 927 965 897 900

Literacy

Total 2093 people in the village are literate, among them 1306 are male and 787 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kothakota is 51%. 63% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kothakota

Total Male Female
Change 10.7% 8.5% 13.9%
2011 51% 63.2% 38.6%
2001 40.3% 54.7% 24.7%

Workers profile

Kothakota has 54% (2515) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 54% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 36% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kothakota

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 54.3% 37.2% 17.1% 45.7%
Male 55% 38.9% 16.1% 45%
Female 53.5% 35.5% 18% 46.5%