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

Gadag district of Karnataka has total population of 1,064,570 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 537,147 are males while 527,423 are females. In 2011 there were total 219,096 families residing in Gadag district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gadag district is 982.

Gadag district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 35.6% people lives in Urban areas while 64.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.9% while that in the rural areas is 71.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gadag district is 1,001 while that of Rural areas is 971.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gadag district is 132442 which is 12% of the total population. There are 68025 male children and 64417 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gadag is 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (982) of Gadag district.

The total literacy rate of Gadag district is 75.12%. The male literacy rate is 73.94% and the female literacy rate is 57.45% in Gadag district.

Population
1,064,570
Literacy
75.12%
Sex Ratio
982

To facilitate the administration, Gadag district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Gadag Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 132,442 68,025 64,417
Literacy 75.12% 73.94% 57.45%
Scheduled Caste 174,196 87,745 86,451
Scheduled Tribe 61,654 30,975 30,679
Illiterate 364,393 139,969 224,424

Caste-wise Population - Gadag district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.8% of total population in Gadag district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 174,196 87,745 86,451
Schedule Tribe 61,654 30,975 30,679

Religion-wise Population - Gadag district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 907,750 (85.27%) 458,411 449,339
Muslim 143,665 (13.5%) 72,227 71,438
Christian 3,432 (0.32%) 1,653 1,779
Sikh 231 (0.02%) 135 96
Buddhist 79 (0.01%) 36 43
Jain 5,993 (0.56%) 3,064 2,929
Other Religion 74 (0.01%) 37 37
No Religion Specified 3,346 (0.31%) 1,584 1,762

Literacy Rate - Gadag district

The total literacy rate of Gadag district was 75.12% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 700,177 literates, males were 397,178 while females were 302,999. Also the male literacy rate was 84.66% and the female literacy rate was 65.44% in Gadag district.

  Gadag district Karnataka
Female 65.44% 68.08%
Male 84.66% 82.47%
Total 75.12% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Gadag district

The Sex Ratio of Gadag district is 982 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 982 females in Gadag district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 982 ) of Gadag district.


Population Density - Gadag district

The total area of Gadag district is 4,657 km2. Thus the density of Gadag district is 229 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 270 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,387 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Gadag district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gadag, 35.63% people lived in urban regions while 64.37% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 379,309 out of which 189,562 were males while remaining 189,747 were females. In rural areas of Gadag, male population was 347,585 while female population was 337,676.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gadag was 1,001 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gadag was 950 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gadag were 45,092 which is 11.89% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gadag was 971 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gadag was 946 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Gadag for urban regions was 80.94 percent in which males were 88.01% literate while female literacy stood at 73.92%. The total literate population of Gadag was 700,177. Similarly in rural areas of Gadag, the average literacy rate was 71.86 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.83% and 60.62% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gadag were 429,673.

Rural Urban
Population % 64.37% 35.63%
Total population 685,261 379,309
Male population 347,585 189,562
Female population 337,676 189,747
Sex ratio 971 1,001
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 946 950
Child population 87,350 45,092
Literates 429,673 270,504
Average literacy 71.86% 80.94%
Male literacy 82.83% 88.01%
Female literacy 60.62% 73.92%

Child Population - Gadag district

According to Census 2011, there were 132,442 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gadag district. Out of which 68,025 were male while 64,417 were female.


Working Population - Gadag district

In Gadag district out of total population, 495,722 were engaged in work activities. 85.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 495,722 workers engaged in Main Work, 120,916 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 157,393 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 423,451 282,087 141,364
Cultivators 120,916 92,485 28,431
Agriculture Labourer 157,393 75,583 81,810
Household Industries 12,278 8,080 4,198
Other Workers 132,864 105,939 26,925
Marginal Workers 72,271 28,325 43,946
Non Working 568,848 226,735 342,113

Gadag district Map


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