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

Tumkur district of Karnataka has total population of 2,678,980 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,350,594 are males while 1,328,386 are females. In 2011 there were total 640,081 families residing in Tumkur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Tumkur district is 984.

Tumkur district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.4% people lives in Urban areas while 77.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.3% while that in the rural areas is 71.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Tumkur district is 984 while that of Rural areas is 983.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tumkur district is 265742 which is 10% of the total population. There are 135671 male children and 130071 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tumkur is 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (984) of Tumkur district.

The total literacy rate of Tumkur district is 75.14%. The male literacy rate is 74.49% and the female literacy rate is 60.78% in Tumkur district.

Population
2,678,980
Literacy
75.14%
Sex Ratio
984

To facilitate the administration, Tumkur district is further divided into 10 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Tumkur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 265,742 135,671 130,071
Literacy 75.14% 74.49% 60.78%
Scheduled Caste 506,901 254,535 252,366
Scheduled Tribe 209,559 105,265 104,294
Illiterate 865,589 344,570 521,019

Caste-wise Population - Tumkur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.8% of total population in Tumkur district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 506,901 254,535 252,366
Schedule Tribe 209,559 105,265 104,294

Religion-wise Population - Tumkur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,413,812 (90.1%) 1,216,905 1,196,907
Muslim 245,923 (9.18%) 123,950 121,973
Christian 9,130 (0.34%) 4,392 4,738
Sikh 477 (0.02%) 274 203
Buddhist 187 (0.01%) 110 77
Jain 5,067 (0.19%) 2,505 2,562
Other Religion 161 (0.01%) 82 79
No Religion Specified 4,223 (0.16%) 2,376 1,847

Literacy Rate - Tumkur district

The total literacy rate of Tumkur district was 75.14% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 1,813,391 literates, males were 1,006,024 while females were 807,367. Also the male literacy rate was 82.81% and the female literacy rate was 67.38% in Tumkur district.

  Tumkur district Karnataka
Female 67.38% 68.08%
Male 82.81% 82.47%
Total 75.14% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Tumkur district

The Sex Ratio of Tumkur district is 984 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 984 females in Tumkur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 984 ) of Tumkur district.


Population Density - Tumkur district

The total area of Tumkur district is 10,597 km2. Thus the density of Tumkur district is 253 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 128 sq. km. area is under urban region while 10,469 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Tumkur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Tumkur, 22.36% people lived in urban regions while 77.64% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 599,078 out of which 301,884 were males while remaining 297,194 were females. In rural areas of Tumkur, male population was 1,048,710 while female population was 1,031,192.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Tumkur was 984 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Tumkur was 959 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Tumkur were 62,057 which is 10.36% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Tumkur was 983 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Tumkur was 959 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Tumkur for urban regions was 87.32 percent in which males were 90.93% literate while female literacy stood at 83.67%. The total literate population of Tumkur was 1,813,391. Similarly in rural areas of Tumkur, the average literacy rate was 71.66 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.48% and 62.71% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Tumkur were 1,344,438.

Rural Urban
Population % 77.64% 22.36%
Total population 2,079,902 599,078
Male population 1,048,710 301,884
Female population 1,031,192 297,194
Sex ratio 983 984
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 959 959
Child population 203,685 62,057
Literates 1,344,438 468,953
Average literacy 71.66% 87.32%
Male literacy 80.48% 90.93%
Female literacy 62.71% 83.67%

Child Population - Tumkur district

According to Census 2011, there were 265,742 children between age 0 to 6 years in Tumkur district. Out of which 135,671 were male while 130,071 were female.


Working Population - Tumkur district

In Tumkur district out of total population, 1,354,646 were engaged in work activities. 79.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,354,646 workers engaged in Main Work, 459,644 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 220,018 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,078,431 738,124 340,307
Cultivators 459,644 341,672 117,972
Agriculture Labourer 220,018 106,615 113,403
Household Industries 37,836 17,044 20,792
Other Workers 360,933 272,793 88,140
Marginal Workers 276,215 99,388 176,827
Non Working 1,324,334 513,082 811,252

Tumkur district Map


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