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

Mysore district of Karnataka has total population of 3,001,127 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,511,600 are males while 1,489,527 are females. In 2011 there were total 700,968 families residing in Mysore district. The Average Sex Ratio of Mysore district is 985.

Mysore district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 41.5% people lives in Urban areas while 58.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.1% while that in the rural areas is 63.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mysore district is 996 while that of Rural areas is 978.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mysore district is 305561 which is 10% of the total population. There are 155807 male children and 149754 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mysore is 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (985) of Mysore district.

The total literacy rate of Mysore district is 72.79%. The male literacy rate is 70.37% and the female literacy rate is 60.32% in Mysore district.

Population
3,001,127
Literacy
72.79%
Sex Ratio
985

To facilitate the administration, Mysore 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.

Mysore Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 305,561 155,807 149,754
Literacy 72.79% 70.37% 60.32%
Scheduled Caste 536,643 269,331 267,312
Scheduled Tribe 334,547 166,697 167,850
Illiterate 1,038,947 447,834 591,113

Caste-wise Population - Mysore district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.1% of total population in Mysore district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 536,643 269,331 267,312
Schedule Tribe 334,547 166,697 167,850

Religion-wise Population - Mysore district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,631,985 (87.7%) 1,324,029 1,307,956
Muslim 290,549 (9.68%) 146,099 144,450
Christian 39,361 (1.31%) 18,610 20,751
Sikh 1,255 (0.04%) 671 584
Buddhist 16,194 (0.54%) 11,030 5,164
Jain 14,419 (0.48%) 7,387 7,032
Other Religion 493 (0.02%) 252 241
No Religion Specified 6,871 (0.23%) 3,522 3,349

Literacy Rate - Mysore district

The total literacy rate of Mysore district was 72.79% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 1,962,180 literates, males were 1,063,766 while females were 898,414. Also the male literacy rate was 78.46% and the female literacy rate was 67.06% in Mysore district.

  Mysore district Karnataka
Female 67.06% 68.08%
Male 78.46% 82.47%
Total 72.79% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Mysore district

The Sex Ratio of Mysore district is 985 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 985 females in Mysore district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 985 ) of Mysore district.


Population Density - Mysore district

The total area of Mysore district is 6,307 km2. Thus the density of Mysore district is 476 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 207 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,100 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Mysore district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Mysore, 41.5% people lived in urban regions while 58.5% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,245,413 out of which 624,100 were males while remaining 621,313 were females. In rural areas of Mysore, male population was 887,500 while female population was 868,214.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Mysore was 996 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Mysore was 959 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Mysore were 121,533 which is 9.76% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Mysore was 978 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Mysore was 963 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Mysore for urban regions was 86.09 percent in which males were 89.5% literate while female literacy stood at 82.67%. The total literate population of Mysore was 1,962,180. Similarly in rural areas of Mysore, the average literacy rate was 63.29 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 70.64% and 55.78% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Mysore were 994,670.

Rural Urban
Population % 58.5% 41.5%
Total population 1,755,714 1,245,413
Male population 887,500 624,100
Female population 868,214 621,313
Sex ratio 978 996
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 963 959
Child population 184,028 121,533
Literates 994,670 967,510
Average literacy 63.29% 86.09%
Male literacy 70.64% 89.5%
Female literacy 55.78% 82.67%

Child Population - Mysore district

According to Census 2011, there were 305,561 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mysore district. Out of which 155,807 were male while 149,754 were female.


Working Population - Mysore district

In Mysore district out of total population, 1,314,268 were engaged in work activities. 82.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,314,268 workers engaged in Main Work, 320,887 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 208,164 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,082,108 807,031 275,077
Cultivators 320,887 250,832 70,055
Agriculture Labourer 208,164 124,566 83,598
Household Industries 19,161 12,581 6,580
Other Workers 533,896 419,052 114,844
Marginal Workers 232,160 114,772 117,388
Non Working 1,686,859 589,797 1,097,062

Mysore district Map


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