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

Belgaum district of Karnataka has total population of 4,779,661 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,423,063 are males while 2,356,598 are females. In 2011 there were total 983,854 families residing in Belgaum district. The Average Sex Ratio of Belgaum district is 973.

Belgaum district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.3% people lives in Urban areas while 74.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.6% while that in the rural areas is 69.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Belgaum district is 979 while that of Rural areas is 970.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Belgaum district is 626269 which is 13% of the total population. There are 323761 male children and 302508 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Belgaum is 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (973) of Belgaum district.

The total literacy rate of Belgaum district is 73.48%. The male literacy rate is 71.21% and the female literacy rate is 56.29% in Belgaum district.

Population
4,779,661
Literacy
73.48%
Sex Ratio
973

To facilitate the administration, Belgaum district is further divided into 10 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Belgaum Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 626,269 323,761 302,508
Literacy 73.48% 71.21% 56.29%
Scheduled Caste 577,418 289,096 288,322
Scheduled Tribe 297,198 148,673 148,525
Illiterate 1,727,629 697,515 1,030,114

Caste-wise Population - Belgaum district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.2% of total population in Belgaum district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 577,418 289,096 288,322
Schedule Tribe 297,198 148,673 148,525

Religion-wise Population - Belgaum district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 4,038,331 (84.49%) 2,046,663 1,991,668
Muslim 528,412 (11.06%) 267,622 260,790
Christian 18,418 (0.39%) 9,054 9,364
Sikh 2,037 (0.04%) 1,159 878
Buddhist 1,086 (0.02%) 581 505
Jain 178,310 (3.73%) 91,671 86,639
Other Religion 149 (0%) 82 67
No Religion Specified 12,918 (0.27%) 6,231 6,687

Literacy Rate - Belgaum district

The total literacy rate of Belgaum district was 73.48% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 3,052,032 literates, males were 1,725,548 while females were 1,326,484. Also the male literacy rate was 82.2% and the female literacy rate was 64.58% in Belgaum district.

  Belgaum district Karnataka
Female 64.58% 68.08%
Male 82.2% 82.47%
Total 73.48% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Belgaum district

The Sex Ratio of Belgaum district is 973 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 973 females in Belgaum district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 973 ) of Belgaum district.


Population Density - Belgaum district

The total area of Belgaum district is 13,433 km2. Thus the density of Belgaum district is 356 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 413 sq. km. area is under urban region while 13,020 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Belgaum district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Belgaum, 25.34% people lived in urban regions while 74.66% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,211,195 out of which 611,969 were males while remaining 599,226 were females. In rural areas of Belgaum, male population was 1,811,094 while female population was 1,757,372.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Belgaum was 979 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Belgaum was 929 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Belgaum were 139,166 which is 11.49% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Belgaum was 970 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Belgaum was 936 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Belgaum for urban regions was 85.56 percent in which males were 91.1% literate while female literacy stood at 79.95%. The total literate population of Belgaum was 3,052,032. Similarly in rural areas of Belgaum, the average literacy rate was 69.28 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.12% and 59.2% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Belgaum were 2,134,792.

Rural Urban
Population % 74.66% 25.34%
Total population 3,568,466 1,211,195
Male population 1,811,094 611,969
Female population 1,757,372 599,226
Sex ratio 970 979
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 936 929
Child population 487,103 139,166
Literates 2,134,792 917,240
Average literacy 69.28% 85.56%
Male literacy 79.12% 91.1%
Female literacy 59.2% 79.95%

Child Population - Belgaum district

According to Census 2011, there were 626,269 children between age 0 to 6 years in Belgaum district. Out of which 323,761 were male while 302,508 were female.


Working Population - Belgaum district

In Belgaum district out of total population, 2,105,668 were engaged in work activities. 82.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,105,668 workers engaged in Main Work, 635,257 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 465,995 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,734,501 1,238,010 496,491
Cultivators 635,257 487,717 147,540
Agriculture Labourer 465,995 236,735 229,260
Household Industries 46,305 32,769 13,536
Other Workers 586,944 480,789 106,155
Marginal Workers 371,167 134,412 236,755
Non Working 2,673,993 1,050,641 1,623,352

Belgaum district Map


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