Kalakada Mandal, with population of about 34 thousand is Chittoor district's the 13th least populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 16 villages in the sub district, among them Kalakada is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Madinenipalem is the least populous village with population of 32. Kalakada is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 41 km2 and Pothavaripalle is the smallest with 2 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 34 thousand people, among them about 17 thousand (50%) are male and about 17 thousand (50%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalakada mandal is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 9125 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Kalakada mandal live in the Kalakada Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalakada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34,326 29,164 3,806 1,356 3,716
Male 17,182 14,633 1,882 667 2,004
Female 17,144 14,531 1,924 689 1,712

Most populated Villages in Kalakada

Villages
Name Population
Kalakada 11461
Yerrakotapalle 3461
Kona 2972
Enugondapalem 2826
Nadimicherla 2349
Kadirayacheruvu 2049
Gudibanda 1967
Gangapuram 1416
Devalapalle 1398
Mudiamvaripalle 1029

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 21% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 997 in Muslims are 999.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kalakada

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 34,326 27,061 7,188 25 1 4 1 1 45
Male 17,182 13,548 3,596 15 0 2 0 1 20
Female 17,144 13,513 3,592 10 1 2 1 0 25

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 0.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 34 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 1.6% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of -1.2%. General caste population has increased by 0.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -3.3% and child population has decreased by -19.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kalakada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.1% 0.7% -2.8% -3.3% -19.6%
Male -1.2% -0.2% -5.6% -10% -15.2%
Female 1.6% 1.6% 0.1% 4.1% -24.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 998 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 993, in schedule caste is 1022 and in schedule tribe is 1033. There are 854 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 increased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 100 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalakada

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 18 57 140 -100
2011 998 993 1022 1033 854
2001 970 975 965 893 954

Villages with highest sex ratio in Kalakada

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Ratiguntapalle 1062
Devalapalle 1059
Yerrakotapalle 1049
Kona 1040
Kalakadakothapalle 1028
Gudibanda 1028
Kadirayacheruvu 1003
Mudiamvaripalle 990
Kalakada 982
Enugondapalem 982

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 8346 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalakada is 64%. 74% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalakada

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 4.3% 12.5%
2011 64.2% 74.4% 54.1%
2001 56.1% 70.1% 41.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Kalakada

Workers profile

Kalakada has 57% (about 20 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 52% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 43% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalakada

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 56.9% 50.4% 6.5% 43.1%
Male 61.7% 57.5% 4.2% 38.3%
Female 52% 43.3% 8.8% 48%

Biggest Villages in Kalakada

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kalakada 40.7
Enugondapalem 24.1
Yerrakotapalle 20.6
Nadimicherla 16.5
Gangapuram 13
Kona 10.7
Kalakadadoddi Palle 9.2
Nawabpet 7.8
Devalapalle 7.4
Kadirayacheruvu 6.2