Kakinada Municipal Corporation, with population of about 3.1 lakh is Kakinada (Urban) sub district's only municipal corporation located in Kakinada (Urban) sub district of East Godavari district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kakinada municipal corporation is 57 km2. Population density of the city is 5449 persons per km2. There are 70 wards in the city, among them Kakinada Ward No 70 is the most populous ward with population of about 21 thousand and Kakinada Ward No 40 is the least populous ward with population of 75.

Nearest railway station is Kakinada which is within the city. Kakinada is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Kakinada. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 539 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1006.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39°C and minimum temperature goes down to 25°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 3.1 lakh people, among them about 1.5 lakh (49%) are male and about 1.6 lakh (51%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kakinada municipal corporation is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 82 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kakinada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 312,538 283,648 27,197 1,693 29,698
Male 152,571 139,026 12,650 895 15,041
Female 159,967 144,622 14,547 798 14,657

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 5.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 6.7% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 4.2%. General caste population has increased by 5.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 62% and child population has decreased by -13.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kakinada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.5% 5.3% 4.5% 62% -13.1%
Male 4.2% 4.2% 1.3% 65.1% -12.3%
Female 6.7% 6.5% 7.4% 58.6% -13.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1048 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1040, in schedule caste is 1150 and in schedule tribe is 892. There are 974 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kakinada

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 22 66 -36 -19
2011 1048 1040 1150 892 974
2001 1023 1018 1084 928 993

Literacy

Total about 2.3 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 1.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kakinada is 81%. 84% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kakinada

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 4.2% 6.7%
2011 80.6% 84.3% 77.1%
2001 75.2% 80.1% 70.4%

Workers profile

Kakinada has 34% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 12% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kakinada

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34% 29.4% 4.6% 66%
Male 56.6% 50.4% 6.2% 43.4%
Female 12.5% 9.3% 3.2% 87.5%