Kothapeta Mandal Rural Part, with population of about 78 thousand is East Godavari district's the 14th most rural populous sub district, located in East Godavari district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 10 villages in the sub district, among them Kothapeta is the most populous village with rural population of about 25 thousand and Mandapalle is the least populous village with rural population of 1344. Vanapalle is the biggest village in the sub district with an rural area of 17 km2 and Khandrika is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 78 thousand people, among them about 39 thousand (50%) are male and about 39 thousand (50%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kothapeta mandal rural part is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 22 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kothapeta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 77,859 56,700 20,517 642 7,588
Male 39,053 28,405 10,323 325 3,827
Female 38,806 28,295 10,194 317 3,761

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 992 in Christians are 1118.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kothapeta

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 77,859 76,022 860 896 1 5 25 4 46
Male 39,053 38,157 428 423 1 2 14 3 25
Female 38,806 37,865 432 473 0 3 11 1 21

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 1.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 77 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 1.3% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 1.3%. General caste population has increased by 0.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.9% and child population has decreased by -19.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kothapeta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.3% 0.7% 2.5% 20.9% -19.4%
Male 1.3% 0.6% 2.9% 16.9% -19.9%
Female 1.3% 0.7% 2.2% 25.3% -18.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 994 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 988 and in schedule tribe is 975. There are 983 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kothapeta

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 1 -6 65 12
2011 994 996 988 975 983
2001 994 995 994 910 971

Literacy

Total about 55 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 29 thousand are male and about 26 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kothapeta is 79%. 82% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kothapeta

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 4.7% 7.7%
2011 78.5% 82.3% 74.8%
2001 72.4% 77.6% 67.1%

Workers profile

Kothapeta has 40% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 20% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kothapeta

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40% 34.3% 5.7% 60%
Male 59.9% 56% 3.9% 40.1%
Female 19.9% 12.4% 7.5% 80.1%