Garla Village, with population of about 14 thousand is Garla sub district's the most populous village, located in Garla sub district of Khammam district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Garla village is 27 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 505 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Garla which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Khammam and distance from Garla village to Khammam is 40 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Garla village is 507210. The village comes under Garla, Marrigudem, Seethampeta panchayat. Garla is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Khammam which is 40 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 6377 (47%) are male and 7199 (53%) are female. 46% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 44% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Garla village is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3542 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Garla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,576 6,255 1,369 5,952 1,268
Male 6,377 2,940 706 2,731 678
Female 7,199 3,315 663 3,221 590

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 13% which is 13.9% higher than male population growth rate of -0.9%. General caste population has decreased by -2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -13.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.8% and child population has decreased by -24.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Garla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6% -2% -13.1% 22.8% -24.7%
Male -0.9% -6% -9.4% 8.1% -21.4%
Female 13% 1.9% -16.8% 38.8% -28%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1129 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1128, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 1179. There are 870 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 139 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 80 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Garla

Total General SC ST Child
Change 139 89 -84 260 -80
2011 1129 1128 939 1179 870
2001 990 1039 1023 919 950

Literacy

Total 8341 people in the village are literate, among them 4272 are male and 4069 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Garla is 68%. 75% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Garla

Total Male Female
Change 9.5% 5.0% 15.1%
2011 67.8% 75% 61.6%
2001 58.3% 70% 46.5%

Workers profile

Garla has 45% (6133) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 38% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Garla

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.2% 37.2% 7.9% 54.8%
Male 53.5% 45.3% 8.2% 46.5%
Female 37.8% 30.1% 7.7% 62.2%