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

Dharwad district of Karnataka has total population of 1,847,023 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 937,206 are males while 909,817 are females. In 2011 there were total 382,700 families residing in Dharwad district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dharwad district is 971.

Dharwad district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 56.8% people lives in Urban areas while 43.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.9% while that in the rural areas is 72.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dharwad district is 989 while that of Rural areas is 948.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dharwad district is 219942 which is 12% of the total population. There are 113127 male children and 106815 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dharwad is 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (971) of Dharwad district.

The total literacy rate of Dharwad district is 80%. The male literacy rate is 75.95% and the female literacy rate is 64.84% in Dharwad district.

Population
1,847,023
Literacy
80%
Sex Ratio
971

To facilitate the administration, Dharwad 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.

Dharwad Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 219,942 113,127 106,815
Literacy 80% 75.95% 64.84%
Scheduled Caste 177,855 89,137 88,718
Scheduled Tribe 87,548 44,173 43,375
Illiterate 545,359 225,430 319,929

Caste-wise Population - Dharwad district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.7% of total population in Dharwad district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 177,855 89,137 88,718
Schedule Tribe 87,548 44,173 43,375

Religion-wise Population - Dharwad district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,390,020 (75.26%) 706,127 683,893
Muslim 386,834 (20.94%) 196,002 190,832
Christian 28,747 (1.56%) 14,013 14,734
Sikh 1,486 (0.08%) 773 713
Buddhist 715 (0.04%) 378 337
Jain 29,037 (1.57%) 14,895 14,142
Other Religion 2,748 (0.15%) 1,410 1,338
No Religion Specified 7,436 (0.4%) 3,608 3,828

Literacy Rate - Dharwad district

The total literacy rate of Dharwad district was 80% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 1,301,664 literates, males were 711,776 while females were 589,888. Also the male literacy rate was 86.37% and the female literacy rate was 73.46% in Dharwad district.

  Dharwad district Karnataka
Female 73.46% 68.08%
Male 86.37% 82.47%
Total 80% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Dharwad district

The Sex Ratio of Dharwad district is 971 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 971 females in Dharwad district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 971 ) of Dharwad district.


Population Density - Dharwad district

The total area of Dharwad district is 4,260 km2. Thus the density of Dharwad district is 434 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 301 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,959 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Dharwad district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dharwad, 56.82% people lived in urban regions while 43.18% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,049,539 out of which 527,790 were males while remaining 521,749 were females. In rural areas of Dharwad, male population was 409,416 while female population was 388,068.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dharwad was 989 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dharwad was 954 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dharwad were 118,782 which is 11.32% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dharwad was 948 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dharwad was 933 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Dharwad for urban regions was 85.92 percent in which males were 90.49% literate while female literacy stood at 81.31%. The total literate population of Dharwad was 1,301,664. Similarly in rural areas of Dharwad, the average literacy rate was 72.09 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.98% and 62.72% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dharwad were 501,954.

Rural Urban
Population % 43.18% 56.82%
Total population 797,484 1,049,539
Male population 409,416 527,790
Female population 388,068 521,749
Sex ratio 948 989
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 933 954
Child population 101,160 118,782
Literates 501,954 799,710
Average literacy 72.09% 85.92%
Male literacy 80.98% 90.49%
Female literacy 62.72% 81.31%

Child Population - Dharwad district

According to Census 2011, there were 219,942 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dharwad district. Out of which 113,127 were male while 106,815 were female.


Working Population - Dharwad district

In Dharwad district out of total population, 784,833 were engaged in work activities. 88% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 784,833 workers engaged in Main Work, 152,978 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 169,525 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 690,948 500,900 190,048
Cultivators 152,978 116,261 36,717
Agriculture Labourer 169,525 84,698 84,827
Household Industries 13,054 9,260 3,794
Other Workers 355,391 290,681 64,710
Marginal Workers 93,885 42,876 51,009
Non Working 1,062,190 393,430 668,760

Dharwad district Map


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