Kothapeta Village, with population of about 25 thousand is Kothapeta sub district's the most populous village, located in Kothapeta sub district of East Godavari district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kothapeta village is 14 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1754 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Amalapuram and distance from Kothapeta village to Amalapuram is 30 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kothapeta village is 533223. The village comes under Kothapeta panchayat. Kothapeta is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Kakinada which is 68 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 25 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (50%) are male and about 12 thousand (50%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kothapeta village is 9%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 6799 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kothapeta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,539 19,727 4,622 190 2,269
Male 12,262 9,815 2,346 101 1,121
Female 12,277 9,912 2,276 89 1,148

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.9% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of 6.5%. General caste population has increased by 4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34.8% and child population has decreased by -14.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kothapeta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7 4 19 35 -15
Male 7 3 20 37 -16
Female 7 5 17 33 -14

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1001 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1010, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 881. There are 1024 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kothapeta

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 12 -28 -24 31
2011 1,001 1,010 970 881 1,024
2001 997 998 998 905 993

Literacy

Total about 18 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 9561 are male and 8897 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kothapeta is 83%. 86% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kothapeta

Total Male Female
Change 5 3 6
2011 83 86 80
2001 78 83 74

Workers profile

Kothapeta has 36% (8907) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 16% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 5% 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 36 32 4 64
Male 57 55 3 43
Female 16 10 5 85