Polekurru Village, with population of about 25 thousand is Thallarevu sub district's the most populous village, located in Thallarevu sub district of East Godavari district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Polekurru village is 24 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1013 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kakinada and distance from Polekurru village to Kakinada is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Polekurru village is 533463. The village comes under Tallarevu, Polekurru panchayat. Thallarevu is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Kakinada which is 25 km away. 0.08 square kilometer (0%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

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. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Polekurru village is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 6614 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Polekurru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,550 20,625 3,790 135 2,890
Male 12,334 10,329 1,939 66 1,453
Female 12,216 10,296 1,851 69 1,437

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.3% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 7.4%. General caste population has increased by 8.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.8% and child population has decreased by -12.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Polekurru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.3% 8.7% 0.7% 3.8% -12.7%
Male 7.4% 8.8% 1.1% -13.2% -13.2%
Female 7.3% 8.6% 0.3% 27.8% -12.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 990 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 955 and in schedule tribe is 1045. There are 989 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Polekurru

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 -2 -7 334 11
2011 990 997 955 1045 989
2001 991 999 962 711 978

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 7974 are male and 6956 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Polekurru is 69%. 73% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Polekurru

Total Male Female
Change 6.2% 6.0% 6.4%
2011 68.9% 73.3% 64.5%
2001 62.7% 67.3% 58.1%

Workers profile

Polekurru has 41% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 23% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Polekurru

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.2% 30% 11.2% 58.8%
Male 59% 49.9% 9.1% 41%
Female 23.3% 10% 13.3% 76.7%