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

Bellary district of Karnataka has total population of 2,452,595 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,236,954 are males while 1,215,641 are females. In 2011 there were total 489,118 families residing in Bellary district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bellary district is 983.

Bellary district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 37.5% people lives in Urban areas while 62.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.6% while that in the rural areas is 61.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bellary district is 988 while that of Rural areas is 980.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bellary district is 344152 which is 14% of the total population. There are 175543 male children and 168609 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bellary is 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (983) of Bellary district.

The total literacy rate of Bellary district is 67.43%. The male literacy rate is 65.76% and the female literacy rate is 50.03% in Bellary district.

Population
2,452,595
Literacy
67.43%
Sex Ratio
983

To facilitate the administration, Bellary district is further divided into 7 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bellary Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 344,152 175,543 168,609
Literacy 67.43% 65.76% 50.03%
Scheduled Caste 517,409 258,582 258,827
Scheduled Tribe 451,406 225,451 225,955
Illiterate 1,030,974 423,514 607,460

Caste-wise Population - Bellary district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 18.4% of total population in Bellary district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 517,409 258,582 258,827
Schedule Tribe 451,406 225,451 225,955

Religion-wise Population - Bellary district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,103,633 (85.77%) 1,060,998 1,042,635
Muslim 320,834 (13.08%) 162,036 158,798
Christian 14,014 (0.57%) 6,845 7,169
Sikh 1,029 (0.04%) 560 469
Buddhist 284 (0.01%) 140 144
Jain 8,044 (0.33%) 4,118 3,926
Other Religion 54 (0%) 23 31
No Religion Specified 4,703 (0.19%) 2,234 2,469

Literacy Rate - Bellary district

The total literacy rate of Bellary district was 67.43% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 1,421,621 literates, males were 813,440 while females were 608,181. Also the male literacy rate was 76.64% and the female literacy rate was 58.09% in Bellary district.

  Bellary district Karnataka
Female 58.09% 68.08%
Male 76.64% 82.47%
Total 67.43% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Bellary district

The Sex Ratio of Bellary district is 983 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 983 females in Bellary district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 983 ) of Bellary district.


Population Density - Bellary district

The total area of Bellary district is 8,461 km2. Thus the density of Bellary district is 290 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 412 sq. km. area is under urban region while 8,049 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bellary district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bellary, 37.52% people lived in urban regions while 62.48% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 920,239 out of which 462,861 were males while remaining 457,378 were females. In rural areas of Bellary, male population was 774,093 while female population was 758,263.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bellary was 988 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bellary was 966 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bellary were 121,181 which is 13.17% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bellary was 980 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bellary was 957 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bellary for urban regions was 76.63 percent in which males were 83.58% literate while female literacy stood at 69.62%. The total literate population of Bellary was 1,421,621. Similarly in rural areas of Bellary, the average literacy rate was 61.81 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.42% and 51.02% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bellary were 809,312.

Rural Urban
Population % 62.48% 37.52%
Total population 1,532,356 920,239
Male population 774,093 462,861
Female population 758,263 457,378
Sex ratio 980 988
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 957 966
Child population 222,971 121,181
Literates 809,312 612,309
Average literacy 61.81% 76.63%
Male literacy 72.42% 83.58%
Female literacy 51.02% 69.62%

Child Population - Bellary district

According to Census 2011, there were 344,152 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bellary district. Out of which 175,543 were male while 168,609 were female.


Working Population - Bellary district

In Bellary district out of total population, 1,116,880 were engaged in work activities. 86.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,116,880 workers engaged in Main Work, 245,581 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 323,923 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 969,388 641,681 327,707
Cultivators 245,581 175,754 69,827
Agriculture Labourer 323,923 149,833 174,090
Household Industries 16,485 10,777 5,708
Other Workers 383,399 305,317 78,082
Marginal Workers 147,492 61,577 85,915
Non Working 1,335,715 533,696 802,019

Bellary district Map


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