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

Chikmagalur district of Karnataka has total population of 1,137,961 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 566,622 are males while 571,339 are females. In 2011 there were total 276,085 families residing in Chikmagalur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Chikmagalur district is 1,008.

Chikmagalur district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 21% people lives in Urban areas while 79% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.9% while that in the rural areas is 76.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chikmagalur district is 1,011 while that of Rural areas is 1,008.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chikmagalur district is 105328 which is 9% of the total population. There are 53493 male children and 51835 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chikmagalur is 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,008) of Chikmagalur district.

The total literacy rate of Chikmagalur district is 79.25%. The male literacy rate is 77.35% and the female literacy rate is 66.53% in Chikmagalur district.

Population
1,137,961
Literacy
79.25%
Sex Ratio
1,008

To facilitate the administration, Chikmagalur 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.

Chikmagalur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 105,328 53,493 51,835
Literacy 79.25% 77.35% 66.53%
Scheduled Caste 253,651 125,016 128,635
Scheduled Tribe 44,970 21,990 22,980
Illiterate 319,616 128,365 191,251

Caste-wise Population - Chikmagalur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4% of total population in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 253,651 125,016 128,635
Schedule Tribe 44,970 21,990 22,980

Religion-wise Population - Chikmagalur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,004,553 (88.28%) 499,925 504,628
Muslim 101,235 (8.9%) 50,672 50,563
Christian 26,000 (2.28%) 12,871 13,129
Sikh 182 (0.02%) 91 91
Buddhist 109 (0.01%) 67 42
Jain 4,710 (0.41%) 2,430 2,280
Other Religion 4 (0%) 2 2
No Religion Specified 1,168 (0.1%) 564 604

Literacy Rate - Chikmagalur district

The total literacy rate of Chikmagalur district was 79.25% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 818,345 literates, males were 438,257 while females were 380,088. Also the male literacy rate was 85.41% and the female literacy rate was 73.16% in Chikmagalur district.

  Chikmagalur district Karnataka
Female 73.16% 68.08%
Male 85.41% 82.47%
Total 79.25% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Chikmagalur district

The Sex Ratio of Chikmagalur district is 1,008 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,008 females in Chikmagalur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,008 ) of Chikmagalur district.


Population Density - Chikmagalur district

The total area of Chikmagalur district is 7,202 km2. Thus the density of Chikmagalur district is 158 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 111 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,091 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Chikmagalur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Chikmagalur, 21.05% people lived in urban regions while 78.95% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 239,508 out of which 119,077 were males while remaining 120,431 were females. In rural areas of Chikmagalur, male population was 447,545 while female population was 450,908.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Chikmagalur was 1,011 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Chikmagalur was 963 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Chikmagalur were 23,123 which is 9.65% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Chikmagalur was 1,008 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Chikmagalur was 971 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Chikmagalur for urban regions was 87.93 percent in which males were 91.4% literate while female literacy stood at 84.51%. The total literate population of Chikmagalur was 818,345. Similarly in rural areas of Chikmagalur, the average literacy rate was 76.95 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.82% and 70.15% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Chikmagalur were 628,083.

Rural Urban
Population % 78.95% 21.05%
Total population 898,453 239,508
Male population 447,545 119,077
Female population 450,908 120,431
Sex ratio 1,008 1,011
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 971 963
Child population 82,205 23,123
Literates 628,083 190,262
Average literacy 76.95% 87.93%
Male literacy 83.82% 91.4%
Female literacy 70.15% 84.51%

Child Population - Chikmagalur district

According to Census 2011, there were 105,328 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chikmagalur district. Out of which 53,493 were male while 51,835 were female.


Working Population - Chikmagalur district

In Chikmagalur district out of total population, 565,774 were engaged in work activities. 84.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 565,774 workers engaged in Main Work, 135,921 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 92,037 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 480,229 326,255 153,974
Cultivators 135,921 105,905 30,016
Agriculture Labourer 92,037 48,016 44,021
Household Industries 6,305 4,574 1,731
Other Workers 245,966 167,760 78,206
Marginal Workers 85,545 31,634 53,911
Non Working 572,187 208,733 363,454

Chikmagalur district Map


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