Karwar Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka

Karwar Taluka of Uttara Kannada district has total population of 155,213 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 78,248 are males while 76,965 are females. In 2011 there were total 40,330 families residing in Karwar Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Karwar Taluka is 984.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 52.5% people lives in Urban areas while 47.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.6% while that in the rural areas is 86.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Karwar Taluka is 990 while that of Rural areas is 976.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karwar Taluka is 14578 which is 9% of the total population. There are 7460 male children and 7118 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karwar Taluka is 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 984 ) of Karwar Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Karwar Taluka is 89.91%. The male literacy rate is 85.86% and the female literacy rate is 77% in Karwar Taluka.

Population
155,213
Literacy
89.91%
Sex Ratio
984

To facilitate the administration, Karwar Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 51 villages.

Karwar Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 14,578 7,460 7,118
Literacy 89.91% 85.86% 77%
Scheduled Caste 7,232 3,660 3,572
Scheduled Tribe 1,169 641 528
Illiterate 28,770 11,068 17,702

Caste-wise Population - Karwar Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Karwar Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 7,232 3,660 3,572
Schedule Tribe 1,169 641 528

Religion-wise Population - Karwar Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 136,530 (87.96%) 69,067 67,463
Muslim 11,082 (7.14%) 5,448 5,634
Christian 7,269 (4.68%) 3,552 3,717
Sikh 112 (0.07%) 71 41
Buddhist 18 (0.01%) 12 6
Jain 61 (0.04%) 29 32
Other Religion 22 (0.01%) 11 11
No Religion Specified 119 (0.08%) 58 61

Literacy Rate - Karwar Taluka

Average literacy rate of Karwar Taluka in 2011 were 89.91% in which, male and female literacy were 94.9% and 84.85% respectively. Total literate in Karwar Taluka were 126,443 of which male and female were 67,180 and 59,263 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Karwar Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Karwar Taluka is 984 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 984 females in Karwar Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 984 ) of Karwar Taluka.


Child Population - Karwar Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 14,578 children between age 0 to 6 years in Karwar Taluka. Out of which 14,578 were male while 14,578 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Karwar Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 20,933 families under Karwar Taluka living in urban areas while 20,933 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 52.5% of total population of Karwar Taluka lives in Urban areas while 47.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 7,340 while that in rural region is 7,238.

Total Urban Rural
Population 155,213 81,542 73,671
Children (0 - 6 years) 14,578 7,340 7,238
Schedule Caste 7,232 4,199 3,033
Schedule Tribe 1,169 673 496
Literacy 89.91% 92.56% 86.94%
Sex Ratio 984 990 976

Working Population - Karwar Taluka

In Karwar Taluka out of total population, 57,984 were engaged in work activities. 77.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 57,984 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,349 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,624 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 44,822 35,904 8,918
Cultivators 2,349 1,956 393
Agriculture Labourer 1,624 1,107 517
Household Industries 1,298 1,153 145
Other Workers 39,551 31,688 7,863
Marginal Workers 13,162 8,991 4,171
Non Working 97,229 33,353 63,876

Karwar Taluka Map


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