Kalikiri Mandal, with population of about 49 thousand is Chittoor district's the 31st most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 14 villages in the sub district, among them Kalikiri is the most populous village with population of about 13 thousand and Parapatla is the least populous village with population of 795. Marrikuntapalle is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 21 km2 and Mahal is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 49 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (50%) are male and about 25 thousand (50%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalikiri mandal is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalikiri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 48,729 41,684 6,361 684 5,504
Male 24,151 20,716 3,099 336 2,823
Female 24,578 20,968 3,262 348 2,681

Most populated Villages in Kalikiri

Villages
Name Population
Kalikiri 13065
Kalikirireddivari Palle 5874
Gundloor 5172
Guttapalem 4429
Marrikuntapalle 3593
Medikurthi 3491
Pathegada 2671
Pallavolu 2484
Mahal 2319
Korlakunta 1618

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 70% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 29% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1020 in Muslims are 1013.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kalikiri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 48,729 34,209 14,360 81 15 0 2 4 58
Male 24,151 16,936 7,132 40 5 0 0 2 36
Female 24,578 17,273 7,228 41 10 0 2 2 22

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 46 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 7.6% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 2.5%. General caste population has increased by 4.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 9.6% and child population has decreased by -10.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kalikiri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5% 4.4% 8.3% 9.6% -10.4%
Male 2.5% 2.5% 3.8% -8.2% -11.2%
Female 7.6% 6.4% 13% 34.9% -9.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1018 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1012, in schedule caste is 1053 and in schedule tribe is 1036. There are 950 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 49 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalikiri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 49 37 86 331 17
2011 1018 1012 1053 1036 950
2001 969 975 967 705 933

Villages with highest sex ratio in Kalikiri

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
T.Sandrapalle 1067
Munellapalle 1067
Kalikirireddivari Palle 1048
Korlakunta 1043
Kalikiri 1041
Parapatla 1033
Mahal 1031
Pathegada 1017
Marrikuntapalle 1011
Guttapalem 1004

Literacy

Total about 29 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalikiri is 68%. 78% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalikiri

Total Male Female
Change 1.1% -1.2% 4.1%
2011 67.7% 77.8% 57.9%
2001 66.6% 79% 53.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Kalikiri

Workers profile

Kalikiri has 45% (about 22 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 33% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalikiri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.8% 39.7% 5.1% 55.2%
Male 57.3% 53.2% 4.1% 42.7%
Female 32.5% 26.5% 6% 67.5%

Biggest Villages in Kalikiri

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Marrikuntapalle 20.6
Gundloor 20.5
Guttapalem 19.8
Medikurthi 14.9
Kalikirireddivari Palle 12.8
Pathegada 12.5
Kalikiri 11.2
Parapatla 9.4
Pallavolu 8.6
Korlakunta 7.8