B.Kothakota Mandal, with population of about 59 thousand is Chittoor district's the 17th most populous sub district, located in Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 9 villages in the sub district, among them B.Kothakota is the most populous village with population of about 26 thousand and Kotavooru is the least populous village with population of 1964. Gattu is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 76 km2 and Thummanamgutta is the smallest with 7 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 59 thousand people, among them about 30 thousand (51%) are male and about 29 thousand (49%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of B.Kothakota mandal is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 15 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - B.Kothakota

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 59,465 50,919 6,882 1,664 6,194
Male 30,299 25,791 3,665 843 3,189
Female 29,166 25,128 3,217 821 3,005

Most populated Villages in B.Kothakota

Villages
Name Population
B.Kothakota 26191
Gattu 8237
Badikayalapalle 5743
Beerangi 4741
Bayyappagaripalle 3835
Gummasamudram 3513
Gollapalle 3146
Thummanamgutta 2095
Kotavooru 1964

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 960 in Muslims are 973.

Religion wise population 2011 - B.Kothakota

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 59,465 49,251 9,911 161 20 9 14 27 72
Male 30,299 25,131 5,024 72 10 7 6 13 36
Female 29,166 24,120 4,887 89 10 2 8 14 36

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 8.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 55 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 8.4% which is -0.6% lower than male population growth rate of 9%. General caste population has increased by 7.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -0.8% and child population has decreased by -11.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - B.Kothakota

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.7% 7.8% 19% -0.8% -11.9%
Male 9% 8.2% 18.7% -2.8% -11.1%
Female 8.4% 7.4% 19.4% 1.4% -12.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 974, in schedule caste is 878 and in schedule tribe is 974. There are 942 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 5 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 - B.Kothakota

Total General SC ST Child
Change -5 -8 5 40 -19
2011 963 974 878 974 942
2001 968 982 873 934 961

Villages with highest sex ratio in B.Kothakota

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Kotavooru 1054
Gollapalle 1018
Badikayalapalle 1002
Beerangi 990
Bayyappagaripalle 984
Gattu 981
Thummanamgutta 975
Gummasamudram 957
B.Kothakota 928

Literacy

Total about 34 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 20 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of B.Kothakota is 64%. 74% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - B.Kothakota

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 2.7% 8.1%
2011 64.1% 74.1% 53.8%
2001 58.8% 71.4% 45.7%

Villages with highest literacy rate in B.Kothakota

Workers profile

B.Kothakota has 52% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 44% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - B.Kothakota

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52% 47.5% 4.5% 48%
Male 59.2% 55% 4.2% 40.8%
Female 44.4% 39.7% 4.7% 55.6%

Biggest Villages in B.Kothakota

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Gattu 76.1
Badikayalapalle 30.5
B.Kothakota 30
Beerangi 21.7
Bayyappagaripalle 20.4
Gollapalle 18.9
Gummasamudram 13
Kotavooru 11.5
Thummanamgutta 7.2