Akkurthy Village, with population of 1673 is Srikalahasti sub district's the 10th most populous village, located in Srikalahasti sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Akkurthy village is 11 km2 and it is the 12th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 155 persons per km2.
Nearest railway station is Akkurthy which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Srikalahasti and distance from Akkurthy village to Srikalahasti is 7 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Akkurthy village is 517536. The village comes under Akkurthy panchayat. Srikalahasti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 7 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 115 km away. 0.5 square kilometer (5%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.
The village is home to 1673 people, among them 838 (50%) are male and 835 (50%) are female. 50% of the whole population are from general caste, 40% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Akkurthy village is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 450 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1578. Female population growth rate of the village is 4.6% which is -2.8% lower than male population growth rate of 7.4%. General caste population has decreased by -3.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.5% and child population has decreased by -1.1% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1010, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 989. There are 851 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 78 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 958 people in the village are literate, among them 540 are male and 418 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Akkurthy is 64%. 73% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -12%. Male literacy has gone down by -17% and female literacy rate has gone down by -6%.
Akkurthy has 44% (732) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 32% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.