Bokkasam Palem Village, with population of 837 is Srikalahasti sub district's the 30th most populous village, located in Srikalahasti sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bokkasam Palem village is 1 km2 and it is the 9th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 573 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Srikalahasti and distance from Bokkasam Palem village to Srikalahasti is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bokkasam Palem village is 517641. The village comes under Bokkasam Palem&subbanaidu Khandriga panchayat. Srikalahasti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 118 km away.
The village is home to 837 people, among them 418 (50%) are male and 419 (50%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bokkasam Palem village is 10%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 224 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has decreased by -1.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 850. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.5% which is 9.6% higher than male population growth rate of -6.1%. General caste population has decreased by -4.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.3% and child population has decreased by -14.7% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 1002 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 1106 and in schedule tribe is 1176. There are 1077 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 92 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 359 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 573 people in the village are literate, among them 316 are male and 257 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bokkasam Palem is 76%. 83% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by -1%.
Bokkasam Palem has 50% (415) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 35% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.