Malkapuram Village, with population of 7010 is Dhone sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Dhone sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Malkapuram village is 29 km2 and it is the 9th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 244 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Malkapuram which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Dhone and distance from Malkapuram village to Dhone is 17 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Malkapuram village is 518222. The village comes under Malkapuram&kamalapuram panchayat. Dhone is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 17 km. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 67 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 7010 people, among them 3540 (50%) are male and 3470 (50%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Malkapuram village is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1596 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Malkapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,010 5,394 1,604 12 850
Male 3,540 2,722 812 6 444
Female 3,470 2,672 792 6 406

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6653. Female population growth rate of the village is 8% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 2.9%. General caste population has increased by 7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 9.1% and child population has decreased by -13.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Malkapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5 7 0 9 -13
Male 3 5 -3 20 -12
Female 8 10 3 0 -14

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 980 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 982, in schedule caste is 975 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 914 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Malkapuram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 47 46 51 -200 -26
2011 980 982 975 1,000 914
2001 933 936 924 1,200 940

Literacy

Total 3648 people in the village are literate, among them 2228 are male and 1420 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Malkapuram is 59%. 72% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Malkapuram

Total Male Female
Change 6 3 11
2011 59 72 46
2001 53 69 35

Workers profile

Malkapuram has 52% (3665) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 45% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Malkapuram

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52 41 12 48
Male 59 50 9 41
Female 46 31 14 55