Ekarlapalle Village, with population of 4626 is Kuppam sub district's the 4th most populous village, located in Kuppam sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ekarlapalle village is 9 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 525 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Punganur and distance from Ekarlapalle village to Punganur is 52 km. The village comes under Chandam&kamathamur panchayat. Kuppam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 6 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 116 km away. 0.49 square kilometer (6%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.
The village is home to 4626 people, among them 2352 (51%) are male and 2274 (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ekarlapalle village is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1024 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 14.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4030. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.6% which is -4.4% lower than male population growth rate of 17%. General caste population has increased by 13.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 333.3% and child population has decreased by -14% 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 970, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 1167. There are 869 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 41 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 2783 people in the village are literate, among them 1592 are male and 1191 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ekarlapalle is 68%. 77% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.
Ekarlapalle has 51% (2354) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 43% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.