Kaligiri Village, with population of 2404 is Penumuru sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Penumuru sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kaligiri village is 8 km2 and it is the 7th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 289 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Chittoor and distance from Kaligiri village to Chittoor is 15 km. Pin code of Kaligiri village is 517126. The village comes under Kaligiri&chinna Kaligiri panchayat. Penumuru is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 15 km away.


The village is home to 2404 people, among them 1222 (51%) are male and 1182 (49%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kaligiri village is 9%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 633 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2288. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.1% which is -3.9% lower than male population growth rate of 7%. General caste population has increased by 1.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.5% and child population has decreased by -26.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 967 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 1007. There are 797 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 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 260 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1556 people in the village are literate, among them 891 are male and 665 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kaligiri is 71%. 81% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Kaligiri has 54% (1287) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 46% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.