Motakothuru Village, with population of 2293 is Santhipuram sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Santhipuram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Motakothuru village is 5 km2 and it is the 9th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 451 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kolarkarnataka and distance from Motakothuru village to Kolarkarnataka is 16 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Motakothuru village is 517423. The village comes under Kenamakulapalle&chenguballa panchayat. Santhipuram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 98 km away.


The village is home to 2293 people, among them 1136 (50%) are male and 1157 (50%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Motakothuru village is 11%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 504 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1945. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.7% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 17.1%. General caste population has increased by 3.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 100% and child population has decreased by -2.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1018 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1033, in schedule caste is 979. There are 1122 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 42 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1592 people in the village are literate, among them 889 are male and 703 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Motakothuru is 78%. 87% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Workers profile

Motakothuru has 54% (1249) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 47% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.