Kocheruvu Village, with population of 6118 is Dhone sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Dhone sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kocheruvu village is 29 km2 and it is the 7th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 211 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dhone and distance from Kocheruvu village to Dhone is 20 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kocheruvu village is 518222. The village comes under Kocheruvu&kannapukunta panchayat. Dhone is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 70 km away. 7.58 square kilometer (26%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 6118 people, among them 3121 (51%) are male and 2997 (49%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kocheruvu village is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1405 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kocheruvu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,118 4,290 1,794 34 825
Male 3,121 2,191 910 20 425
Female 2,997 2,099 884 14 400

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5587. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.4% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 8.6%. General caste population has increased by 8.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 78.9% and child population has decreased by -1.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kocheruvu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 8 12 79 -2
Male 9 7 11 122 -7
Female 10 9 13 40 4

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 700. There are 941 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 99 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kocheruvu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 18 16 -411 99
2011 960 958 971 700 941
2001 945 940 955 1,111 842

Literacy

Total 2856 people in the village are literate, among them 1756 are male and 1100 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kocheruvu is 54%. 65% of male and 42% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kocheruvu

Total Male Female
Change 10 6 14
2011 54 65 42
2001 44 59 28

Workers profile

Kocheruvu has 60% (3649) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 58% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 54% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kocheruvu

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 60 57 3 40
Male 61 59 2 39
Female 58 54 5 42