Karlagatta Village, with population of 1723 is Santhipuram sub district's the 13th most populous village, located in Santhipuram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Karlagatta village is 1 km2 and it is the 14th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1538 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kolarkarnataka and distance from Karlagatta village to Kolarkarnataka is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Karlagatta village is 517423. The village comes under Karlagatta panchayat. Santhipuram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 112 km away.


The village is home to 1723 people, among them 864 (50%) are male and 859 (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karlagatta village is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 375 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1365. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.3% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 26.1%. General caste population has increased by 26.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.3% and child population has increased by 5.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 994 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 971, in schedule caste is 1165. There are 887 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 748 people in the village are literate, among them 459 are male and 289 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karlagatta is 50%. 62% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 23%. Male literacy has gone up by 27% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Karlagatta has 52% (890) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 52% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 51% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.