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

Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka has total population of 1,020,791 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 512,231 are males while 508,560 are females. In 2011 there were total 244,874 families residing in Chamarajanagar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Chamarajanagar district is 993.

Chamarajanagar district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.1% people lives in Urban areas while 82.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.4% while that in the rural areas is 57.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chamarajanagar district is 1,003 while that of Rural areas is 991.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chamarajanagar district is 100648 which is 10% of the total population. There are 51529 male children and 49119 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chamarajanagar is 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (993) of Chamarajanagar district.

The total literacy rate of Chamarajanagar district is 61.43%. The male literacy rate is 61.1% and the female literacy rate is 49.61% in Chamarajanagar district.

Population
1,020,791
Literacy
61.43%
Sex Ratio
993

To facilitate the administration, Chamarajanagar district is further divided into 4 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Chamarajanagar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 100,648 51,529 49,119
Literacy 61.43% 61.1% 49.61%
Scheduled Caste 259,445 130,894 128,551
Scheduled Tribe 120,219 59,369 60,850
Illiterate 455,512 199,274 256,238

Caste-wise Population - Chamarajanagar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.8% of total population in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 259,445 130,894 128,551
Schedule Tribe 120,219 59,369 60,850

Religion-wise Population - Chamarajanagar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 942,071 (92.29%) 472,644 469,427
Muslim 47,210 (4.62%) 23,894 23,316
Christian 22,183 (2.17%) 10,990 11,193
Sikh 136 (0.01%) 79 57
Buddhist 4,872 (0.48%) 2,489 2,383
Jain 761 (0.07%) 397 364
Other Religion 140 (0.01%) 70 70
No Religion Specified 3,418 (0.33%) 1,668 1,750

Literacy Rate - Chamarajanagar district

The total literacy rate of Chamarajanagar district was 61.43% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 565,279 literates, males were 312,957 while females were 252,322. Also the male literacy rate was 67.93% and the female literacy rate was 54.92% in Chamarajanagar district.

  Chamarajanagar district Karnataka
Female 54.92% 68.08%
Male 67.93% 82.47%
Total 61.43% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Chamarajanagar district

The Sex Ratio of Chamarajanagar district is 993 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 993 females in Chamarajanagar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 993 ) of Chamarajanagar district.


Population Density - Chamarajanagar district

The total area of Chamarajanagar district is 5,648 km2. Thus the density of Chamarajanagar district is 181 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 66 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,582 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Chamarajanagar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Chamarajanagar, 17.14% people lived in urban regions while 82.86% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 174,974 out of which 87,347 were males while remaining 87,627 were females. In rural areas of Chamarajanagar, male population was 424,884 while female population was 420,933.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Chamarajanagar was 1,003 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Chamarajanagar was 951 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Chamarajanagar were 18,045 which is 10.31% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Chamarajanagar was 991 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Chamarajanagar was 954 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Chamarajanagar for urban regions was 78.39 percent in which males were 83.29% literate while female literacy stood at 73.54%. The total literate population of Chamarajanagar was 565,279. Similarly in rural areas of Chamarajanagar, the average literacy rate was 57.95 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 64.8% and 51.06% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Chamarajanagar were 442,260.

Rural Urban
Population % 82.86% 17.14%
Total population 845,817 174,974
Male population 424,884 87,347
Female population 420,933 87,627
Sex ratio 991 1,003
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 954 951
Child population 82,603 18,045
Literates 442,260 123,019
Average literacy 57.95% 78.39%
Male literacy 64.8% 83.29%
Female literacy 51.06% 73.54%

Child Population - Chamarajanagar district

According to Census 2011, there were 100,648 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chamarajanagar district. Out of which 51,529 were male while 49,119 were female.


Working Population - Chamarajanagar district

In Chamarajanagar district out of total population, 481,693 were engaged in work activities. 79.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 481,693 workers engaged in Main Work, 104,418 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 154,300 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 381,408 272,121 109,287
Cultivators 104,418 86,305 18,113
Agriculture Labourer 154,300 93,717 60,583
Household Industries 10,241 5,602 4,639
Other Workers 112,449 86,497 25,952
Marginal Workers 100,285 52,205 48,080
Non Working 539,098 187,905 351,193

Chamarajanagar district Map


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