Kalakada Village, with population of about 11 thousand is Kalakada sub district's the most populous village, located in Kalakada sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kalakada village is 41 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 282 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Rayachoti and distance from Kalakada village to Rayachoti is 27 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kalakada village is 517236. The village comes under Kalakada,balaiahgaripalle&batavaripalle panchayat. Kalakada is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 90 km away.
The village is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5783 (50%) are male and 5678 (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalakada village is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 2885 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 10.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.8% which is 4.3% higher than male population growth rate of 8.5%. General caste population has increased by 10.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 49.8% and child population has decreased by -8.7% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 982 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 969, in schedule caste is 1070 and in schedule tribe is 1088. There are 832 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 102 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 6854 people in the village are literate, among them 3831 are male and 3023 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalakada is 69%. 77% of male and 60% 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%.
Kalakada has 48% (5492) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 38% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.