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

Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka has total population of 1,437,169 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 726,256 are males while 710,913 are females. In 2011 there were total 324,530 families residing in Uttara Kannada district. The Average Sex Ratio of Uttara Kannada district is 979.

Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 29.2% people lives in Urban areas while 70.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.7% while that in the rural areas is 81.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Uttara Kannada district is 982 while that of Rural areas is 977.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Uttara Kannada district is 150115 which is 10% of the total population. There are 76794 male children and 73321 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Uttara Kannada is 955 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (979) of Uttara Kannada district.

The total literacy rate of Uttara Kannada district is 84.06%. The male literacy rate is 80.15% and the female literacy rate is 70.3% in Uttara Kannada district.

Population
1,437,169
Literacy
84.06%
Sex Ratio
979

To facilitate the administration, Uttara Kannada district is further divided into 12 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Uttara Kannada Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 150,115 76,794 73,321
Literacy 84.06% 80.15% 70.3%
Scheduled Caste 116,431 57,841 58,590
Scheduled Tribe 34,239 17,095 17,144
Illiterate 355,263 144,157 211,106

Caste-wise Population - Uttara Kannada district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.4% of total population in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 116,431 57,841 58,590
Schedule Tribe 34,239 17,095 17,144

Religion-wise Population - Uttara Kannada district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,187,306 (82.61%) 597,955 589,351
Muslim 187,974 (13.08%) 94,031 93,943
Christian 44,530 (3.1%) 22,051 22,479
Sikh 305 (0.02%) 176 129
Buddhist 12,804 (0.89%) 9,860 2,944
Jain 3,624 (0.25%) 1,863 1,761
Other Religion 64 (0%) 35 29
No Religion Specified 562 (0.04%) 285 277

Literacy Rate - Uttara Kannada district

The total literacy rate of Uttara Kannada district was 84.06% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 1,081,906 literates, males were 582,099 while females were 499,807. Also the male literacy rate was 89.63% and the female literacy rate was 78.39% in Uttara Kannada district.

  Uttara Kannada district Karnataka
Female 78.39% 68.08%
Male 89.63% 82.47%
Total 84.06% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Uttara Kannada district

The Sex Ratio of Uttara Kannada district is 979 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 979 females in Uttara Kannada district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 955 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 979 ) of Uttara Kannada district.


Population Density - Uttara Kannada district

The total area of Uttara Kannada district is 10,277 km2. Thus the density of Uttara Kannada district is 140 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 253 sq. km. area is under urban region while 10,024 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Uttara Kannada district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Uttara Kannada, 29.15% people lived in urban regions while 70.85% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 418,981 out of which 211,346 were males while remaining 207,635 were females. In rural areas of Uttara Kannada, male population was 514,910 while female population was 503,278.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Uttara Kannada was 982 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Uttara Kannada was 950 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Uttara Kannada were 43,374 which is 10.35% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Uttara Kannada was 977 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Uttara Kannada was 957 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Uttara Kannada for urban regions was 90.73 percent in which males were 94.49% literate while female literacy stood at 86.91%. The total literate population of Uttara Kannada was 1,081,906. Similarly in rural areas of Uttara Kannada, the average literacy rate was 81.31 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 87.63% and 74.87% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Uttara Kannada were 741,129.

Rural Urban
Population % 70.85% 29.15%
Total population 1,018,188 418,981
Male population 514,910 211,346
Female population 503,278 207,635
Sex ratio 977 982
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 957 950
Child population 106,741 43,374
Literates 741,129 340,777
Average literacy 81.31% 90.73%
Male literacy 87.63% 94.49%
Female literacy 74.87% 86.91%

Child Population - Uttara Kannada district

According to Census 2011, there were 150,115 children between age 0 to 6 years in Uttara Kannada district. Out of which 76,794 were male while 73,321 were female.


Working Population - Uttara Kannada district

In Uttara Kannada district out of total population, 608,526 were engaged in work activities. 81.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 608,526 workers engaged in Main Work, 96,547 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 82,131 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 498,304 380,745 117,559
Cultivators 96,547 76,210 20,337
Agriculture Labourer 82,131 49,259 32,872
Household Industries 6,853 5,700 1,153
Other Workers 312,773 249,576 63,197
Marginal Workers 110,222 49,820 60,402
Non Working 828,643 295,691 532,952

Uttara Kannada district Map


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