Potharlanka is a village situated in Kollur mandal of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,996 families residing in the village Potharlanka. The total population of Potharlanka is 9,839 out of which 4,931 are males and 4,908 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Potharlanka is 995.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Potharlanka village is 892 which is 9% of the total population. There are 474 male children and 418 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Potharlanka is 882 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (995) of Potharlanka village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Potharlanka is 64.8%. Thus Potharlanka village has higher literacy rate compared to 60.6% of Guntur district. The male literacy rate is 68.14% and the female literacy rate is 61.56% in Potharlanka village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Potharlanka village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Potharlanka village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 46% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Potharlanka village.
In Potharlanka village out of total population, 4,984 were engaged in work activities. 60.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,984 workers engaged in Main Work, 729 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,900 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Potharlanka village in Kollur.