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

Kolar district of Karnataka has total population of 1,536,401 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 776,396 are males while 760,005 are females. In 2011 there were total 333,348 families residing in Kolar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kolar district is 979.

Kolar district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 31.2% people lives in Urban areas while 68.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.1% while that in the rural areas is 69.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kolar district is 992 while that of Rural areas is 973.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kolar district is 170423 which is 11% of the total population. There are 86845 male children and 83578 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kolar is 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (979) of Kolar district.

The total literacy rate of Kolar district is 74.39%. The male literacy rate is 72.66% and the female literacy rate is 59.49% in Kolar district.

Population
1,536,401
Literacy
74.39%
Sex Ratio
979

To facilitate the administration, Kolar 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.

Kolar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 170,423 86,845 83,578
Literacy 74.39% 72.66% 59.49%
Scheduled Caste 465,867 232,546 233,321
Scheduled Tribe 78,875 39,997 38,878
Illiterate 520,182 212,286 307,896

Caste-wise Population - Kolar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.1% of total population in Kolar district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 465,867 232,546 233,321
Schedule Tribe 78,875 39,997 38,878

Religion-wise Population - Kolar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,305,431 (84.97%) 659,513 645,918
Muslim 199,873 (13.01%) 101,867 98,006
Christian 26,722 (1.74%) 12,823 13,899
Sikh 253 (0.02%) 142 111
Buddhist 150 (0.01%) 79 71
Jain 2,494 (0.16%) 1,296 1,198
Other Religion 92 (0.01%) 44 48
No Religion Specified 1,386 (0.09%) 632 754

Literacy Rate - Kolar district

The total literacy rate of Kolar district was 74.39% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 1,016,219 literates, males were 564,110 while females were 452,109. Also the male literacy rate was 81.81% and the female literacy rate was 66.84% in Kolar district.

  Kolar district Karnataka
Female 66.84% 68.08%
Male 81.81% 82.47%
Total 74.39% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Kolar district

The Sex Ratio of Kolar district is 979 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 979 females in Kolar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 979 ) of Kolar district.


Population Density - Kolar district

The total area of Kolar district is 3,979 km2. Thus the density of Kolar district is 386 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 121 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,858 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kolar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kolar, 31.25% people lived in urban regions while 68.75% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 480,073 out of which 240,965 were males while remaining 239,108 were females. In rural areas of Kolar, male population was 535,431 while female population was 520,897.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kolar was 992 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kolar was 979 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kolar were 54,192 which is 11.29% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kolar was 973 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kolar was 955 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kolar for urban regions was 86.13 percent in which males were 90.05% literate while female literacy stood at 82.18%. The total literate population of Kolar was 1,016,219. Similarly in rural areas of Kolar, the average literacy rate was 69.08 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.11% and 59.82% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kolar were 649,421.

Rural Urban
Population % 68.75% 31.25%
Total population 1,056,328 480,073
Male population 535,431 240,965
Female population 520,897 239,108
Sex ratio 973 992
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 955 979
Child population 116,231 54,192
Literates 649,421 366,798
Average literacy 69.08% 86.13%
Male literacy 78.11% 90.05%
Female literacy 59.82% 82.18%

Child Population - Kolar district

According to Census 2011, there were 170,423 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kolar district. Out of which 86,845 were male while 83,578 were female.


Working Population - Kolar district

In Kolar district out of total population, 717,872 were engaged in work activities. 81.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 717,872 workers engaged in Main Work, 165,468 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 142,049 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 584,590 394,176 190,414
Cultivators 165,468 114,098 51,370
Agriculture Labourer 142,049 74,178 67,871
Household Industries 16,761 8,310 8,451
Other Workers 260,312 197,590 62,722
Marginal Workers 133,282 59,872 73,410
Non Working 818,529 322,348 496,181

Kolar district Map


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