Vetagirikothur Village, with population of 358 is Santhipuram sub district's the 15th least populous village, located in Santhipuram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Vetagirikothur village is 2 km2 and it is the 27th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 203 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Kolarkarnataka and distance from Vetagirikothur village to Kolarkarnataka is 20 km. Pin code of Vetagirikothur village is 517423. The village comes under Kolamadugu 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 110 km away.
The village is home to 358 people, among them 178 (50%) are male and 180 (50%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vetagirikothur village is 12%, among them 60% are boys and 40% are girls. There are 81 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 18.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 301. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.1% which is -5.8% lower than male population growth rate of 21.9%. General caste population has increased by 11.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.7% and child population has decreased by 0% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 1011 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 932, in schedule caste is 1164. There are 680 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 51 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 531 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 173 people in the village are literate, among them 102 are male and 71 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vetagirikothur is 55%. 67% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.
Vetagirikothur has 60% (215) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 63% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 56% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.