Bangalore District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Karnataka) - Census 2011

Bangalore district of Karnataka has total population of 9,621,551 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 5,022,661 are males while 4,598,890 are females. In 2011 there were total 2,393,845 families residing in Bangalore district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bangalore district is 916.

Bangalore district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 90.9% people lives in Urban areas while 9.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.6% while that in the rural areas is 78.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bangalore district is 920 while that of Rural areas is 877.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bangalore district is 1052837 which is 11% of the total population. There are 541656 male children and 511181 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bangalore is 944 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (916) of Bangalore district.

The total literacy rate of Bangalore district is 87.67%. The male literacy rate is 81.19% and the female literacy rate is 74.68% in Bangalore district.

Population
9,621,551
Literacy
87.67%
Sex Ratio
916

To facilitate the administration, Bangalore district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bangalore Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bangalore district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 1,052,837 541,656 511,181
Literacy 87.67% 81.19% 74.68%
Scheduled Caste 1,198,385 607,725 590,660
Scheduled Tribe 190,239 99,164 91,075
Illiterate 2,109,275 944,620 1,164,655

Caste-wise Population - Bangalore district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2% of total population in Bangalore district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,198,385 607,725 590,660
Schedule Tribe 190,239 99,164 91,075

Religion-wise Population - Bangalore district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 7,725,070 (80.29%) 4,051,032 3,674,038
Muslim 1,248,294 (12.97%) 648,328 599,966
Christian 504,863 (5.25%) 250,360 254,503
Sikh 13,254 (0.14%) 7,436 5,818
Buddhist 5,531 (0.06%) 3,007 2,524
Jain 83,090 (0.86%) 42,383 40,707
Other Religion 498 (0.01%) 261 237
No Religion Specified 40,951 (0.43%) 19,854 21,097

Literacy Rate - Bangalore district

The total literacy rate of Bangalore district was 87.67% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 7,512,276 literates, males were 4,078,041 while females were 3,434,235. Also the male literacy rate was 91.01% and the female literacy rate was 84.01% in Bangalore district.

  Bangalore district Karnataka
Female 84.01% 68.08%
Male 91.01% 82.47%
Total 87.67% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Bangalore district

The Sex Ratio of Bangalore district is 916 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 916 females in Bangalore district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 944 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 916 ) of Bangalore district.


Population Density - Bangalore district

The total area of Bangalore district is 2,196 km2. Thus the density of Bangalore district is 4,381 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 805 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,391 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bangalore district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bangalore, 90.94% people lived in urban regions while 9.06% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 8,749,944 out of which 4,558,405 were males while remaining 4,191,539 were females. In rural areas of Bangalore, male population was 464,256 while female population was 407,351.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bangalore was 920 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bangalore was 943 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bangalore were 952,044 which is 10.88% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bangalore was 877 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bangalore was 953 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bangalore for urban regions was 88.61 percent in which males were 91.66% literate while female literacy stood at 85.27%. The total literate population of Bangalore was 7,512,276. Similarly in rural areas of Bangalore, the average literacy rate was 78.21 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.54% and 70.92% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bangalore were 602,859.

Rural Urban
Population % 9.06% 90.94%
Total population 871,607 8,749,944
Male population 464,256 4,558,405
Female population 407,351 4,191,539
Sex ratio 877 920
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 953 943
Child population 100,793 952,044
Literates 602,859 6,909,417
Average literacy 78.21% 88.61%
Male literacy 84.54% 91.66%
Female literacy 70.92% 85.27%

Child Population - Bangalore district

According to Census 2011, there were 1,052,837 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bangalore district. Out of which 541,656 were male while 511,181 were female.


Working Population - Bangalore district

In Bangalore district out of total population, 4,246,927 were engaged in work activities. 90.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,246,927 workers engaged in Main Work, 80,410 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 77,294 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 3,858,342 2,893,953 964,389
Cultivators 80,410 60,149 20,261
Agriculture Labourer 77,294 51,519 25,775
Household Industries 90,861 64,162 26,699
Other Workers 3,609,777 2,718,123 891,654
Marginal Workers 388,585 221,408 167,177
Non Working 5,374,624 1,907,300 3,467,324

Bangalore district Map


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