Dharwad Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dharwad district, Karnataka

Dharwad Taluka of Dharwad district has total population of 249,993 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 128,227 are males while 121,766 are females. In 2011 there were total 50,058 families residing in Dharwad Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Dharwad Taluka is 950.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.9% people lives in Urban areas while 93.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.5% while that in the rural areas is 71.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dharwad Taluka is 984 while that of Rural areas is 947.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dharwad Taluka is 33010 which is 13% of the total population. There are 16953 male children and 16057 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dharwad Taluka is 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Dharwad Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Dharwad Taluka is 72.13%. The male literacy rate is 69.72% and the female literacy rate is 55.12% in Dharwad Taluka.

Population
249,993
Literacy
72.13%
Sex Ratio
950

To facilitate the administration, Dharwad Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 118 villages.

Dharwad Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dharwad Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 33,010 16,953 16,057
Literacy 72.13% 69.72% 55.12%
Scheduled Caste 19,250 9,784 9,466
Scheduled Tribe 16,149 8,164 7,985
Illiterate 93,478 38,831 54,647

Caste-wise Population - Dharwad Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.5% of total population in Dharwad Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 19,250 9,784 9,466
Schedule Tribe 16,149 8,164 7,985

Religion-wise Population - Dharwad Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 207,323 (82.93%) 106,452 100,871
Muslim 35,339 (14.14%) 17,979 17,360
Christian 1,130 (0.45%) 576 554
Sikh 57 (0.02%) 34 23
Buddhist 33 (0.01%) 20 13
Jain 5,565 (2.23%) 2,877 2,688
Other Religion 145 (0.06%) 75 70
No Religion Specified 401 (0.16%) 214 187

Literacy Rate - Dharwad Taluka

Average literacy rate of Dharwad Taluka in 2011 were 72.13% in which, male and female literacy were 80.34% and 63.49% respectively. Total literate in Dharwad Taluka were 156,515 of which male and female were 89,396 and 67,119 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dharwad Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Dharwad Taluka is 950 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 950 females in Dharwad Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Dharwad Taluka.


Child Population - Dharwad Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 33,010 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dharwad Taluka. Out of which 33,010 were male while 33,010 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dharwad Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,565 families under Dharwad Taluka living in urban areas while 3,565 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 6.9% of total population of Dharwad Taluka lives in Urban areas while 93.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,990 while that in rural region is 31,020.

Total Urban Rural
Population 249,993 17,228 232,765
Children (0 - 6 years) 33,010 1,990 31,020
Schedule Caste 19,250 1,693 17,557
Schedule Tribe 16,149 350 15,799
Literacy 72.13% 83.48% 71.28%
Sex Ratio 950 984 947

Working Population - Dharwad Taluka

In Dharwad Taluka out of total population, 117,533 were engaged in work activities. 89.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 117,533 workers engaged in Main Work, 35,570 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 38,690 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 104,981 71,613 33,368
Cultivators 35,570 26,956 8,614
Agriculture Labourer 38,690 19,470 19,220
Household Industries 2,280 1,660 620
Other Workers 28,441 23,527 4,914
Marginal Workers 12,552 4,791 7,761
Non Working 132,460 51,823 80,637

Dharwad Taluka Map


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