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

Davanagere district of Karnataka has total population of 1,945,497 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 986,400 are males while 959,097 are females. In 2011 there were total 410,176 families residing in Davanagere district. The Average Sex Ratio of Davanagere district is 972.

Davanagere district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 32.3% people lives in Urban areas while 67.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84% while that in the rural areas is 71.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Davanagere district is 977 while that of Rural areas is 970.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Davanagere district is 217731 which is 11% of the total population. There are 111793 male children and 105938 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Davanagere is 948 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (972) of Davanagere district.

The total literacy rate of Davanagere district is 75.74%. The male literacy rate is 73.06% and the female literacy rate is 61.3% in Davanagere district.

Population
1,945,497
Literacy
75.74%
Sex Ratio
972

To facilitate the administration, Davanagere district is further divided into 6 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Davanagere Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 217,731 111,793 105,938
Literacy 75.74% 73.06% 61.3%
Scheduled Caste 392,595 198,299 194,296
Scheduled Tribe 233,112 117,808 115,304
Illiterate 636,957 265,763 371,194

Caste-wise Population - Davanagere district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12% of total population in Davanagere district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 392,595 198,299 194,296
Schedule Tribe 233,112 117,808 115,304

Religion-wise Population - Davanagere district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,658,465 (85.25%) 841,315 817,150
Muslim 265,805 (13.66%) 134,521 131,284
Christian 5,420 (0.28%) 2,690 2,730
Sikh 307 (0.02%) 175 132
Buddhist 164 (0.01%) 77 87
Jain 6,417 (0.33%) 3,268 3,149
Other Religion 1,743 (0.09%) 875 868
No Religion Specified 7,176 (0.37%) 3,479 3,697

Literacy Rate - Davanagere district

The total literacy rate of Davanagere district was 75.74% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 1,308,540 literates, males were 720,637 while females were 587,903. Also the male literacy rate was 82.4% and the female literacy rate was 68.91% in Davanagere district.

  Davanagere district Karnataka
Female 68.91% 68.08%
Male 82.4% 82.47%
Total 75.74% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Davanagere district

The Sex Ratio of Davanagere district is 972 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 972 females in Davanagere district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 948 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 972 ) of Davanagere district.


Population Density - Davanagere district

The total area of Davanagere district is 5,924 km2. Thus the density of Davanagere district is 328 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 144 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,780 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Davanagere district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Davanagere, 32.33% people lived in urban regions while 67.67% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 629,010 out of which 318,133 were males while remaining 310,877 were females. In rural areas of Davanagere, male population was 668,267 while female population was 648,220.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Davanagere was 977 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Davanagere was 952 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Davanagere were 69,961 which is 11.12% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Davanagere was 970 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Davanagere was 946 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Davanagere for urban regions was 84.02 percent in which males were 88.19% literate while female literacy stood at 79.77%. The total literate population of Davanagere was 1,308,540. Similarly in rural areas of Davanagere, the average literacy rate was 71.77 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.63% and 63.69% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Davanagere were 838,823.

Rural Urban
Population % 67.67% 32.33%
Total population 1,316,487 629,010
Male population 668,267 318,133
Female population 648,220 310,877
Sex ratio 970 977
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 946 952
Child population 147,770 69,961
Literates 838,823 469,717
Average literacy 71.77% 84.02%
Male literacy 79.63% 88.19%
Female literacy 63.69% 79.77%

Child Population - Davanagere district

According to Census 2011, there were 217,731 children between age 0 to 6 years in Davanagere district. Out of which 111,793 were male while 105,938 were female.


Working Population - Davanagere district

In Davanagere district out of total population, 875,207 were engaged in work activities. 80.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 875,207 workers engaged in Main Work, 215,082 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 216,553 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 705,099 504,373 200,726
Cultivators 215,082 178,310 36,772
Agriculture Labourer 216,553 116,814 99,739
Household Industries 20,397 11,295 9,102
Other Workers 253,067 197,954 55,113
Marginal Workers 170,108 81,266 88,842
Non Working 1,070,290 400,761 669,529

Davanagere district Map


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