Kakinada Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 3.8 lakh is East Godavari district's the most populous municipal corporation and out growth located in East Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kakinada municipal corporation and out growth is 57 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the district. Population density of the city is 6698 persons per km2. There are 74 wards in the city, among them Turangi (og) Ward No 72 (rural Mdds Code:587507) is the most populous ward with population of about 25 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.

The city is divided into 3 parts, the parts are - Kakinada (Part 1) and Kakinada (Part 2) Municipal Corporation and Out Growths and Kakinada Municipal Corporation.


The city is home to about 3.8 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (49%) are male and about 2 lakh (51%) are female. 100% 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 and out growth is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1 lakh 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 384,182 384,182 33,295 1,922 37,308
Male 188,308 171,644 15,656 1,008 18,864
Female 195,874 177,321 17,639 914 18,444

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1038 in Muslims are 1028 and in Christians are 1130.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kakinada

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 384,182 356,070 15,248 9,423 91 55 1,280 36 1,979
Male 188,308 174,706 7,520 4,423 50 33 659 18 899
Female 195,874 181,364 7,728 5,000 41 22 621 18 1,080

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1040 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1033, in schedule caste is 1127 and in schedule tribe is 907. There are 978 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 2.8 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 1.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kakinada is 80%. 84% of male and 76% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Kakinada has 34% (about 1.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 13% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% 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 34.3% 29.8% 4.5% 65.7%
Male 56.7% 50.7% 6% 43.3%
Female 12.8% 9.6% 3.2% 87.2%