Kollegal Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Chamarajanagar district, Karnataka

Kollegal Taluka of Chamarajanagar district has total population of 357,853 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 181,388 are males while 176,465 are females. In 2011 there were total 84,685 families residing in Kollegal Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kollegal Taluka is 973.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.1% people lives in Urban areas while 80.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.4% while that in the rural areas is 59.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kollegal Taluka is 997 while that of Rural areas is 967.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kollegal Taluka is 36771 which is 10% of the total population. There are 18874 male children and 17897 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kollegal Taluka is 948 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 973 ) of Kollegal Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kollegal Taluka is 63.63%. The male literacy rate is 62.71% and the female literacy rate is 51.33% in Kollegal Taluka.

Population
357,853
Literacy
63.63%
Sex Ratio
973

To facilitate the administration, Kollegal Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 139 villages.

Kollegal Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 36,771 18,874 17,897
Literacy 63.63% 62.71% 51.33%
Scheduled Caste 101,508 51,459 50,049
Scheduled Tribe 40,072 20,150 19,922
Illiterate 153,535 67,647 85,888

Caste-wise Population - Kollegal Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.2% of total population in Kollegal Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 101,508 51,459 50,049
Schedule Tribe 40,072 20,150 19,922

Religion-wise Population - Kollegal Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 317,342 (88.68%) 160,911 156,431
Muslim 17,491 (4.89%) 8,992 8,499
Christian 18,125 (5.06%) 9,004 9,121
Sikh 34 (0.01%) 18 16
Buddhist 4,215 (1.18%) 2,151 2,064
Jain 40 (0.01%) 19 21
Other Religion 33 (0.01%) 20 13
No Religion Specified 573 (0.16%) 273 300

Literacy Rate - Kollegal Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kollegal Taluka in 2011 were 63.63% in which, male and female literacy were 69.99% and 57.12% respectively. Total literate in Kollegal Taluka were 204,318 of which male and female were 113,741 and 90,577 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kollegal Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kollegal Taluka is 973 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 973 females in Kollegal Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 948 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 973 ) of Kollegal Taluka.


Child Population - Kollegal Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 36,771 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kollegal Taluka. Out of which 36,771 were male while 36,771 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kollegal Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 15,966 families under Kollegal Taluka living in urban areas while 15,966 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 19.1% of total population of Kollegal Taluka lives in Urban areas while 80.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,235 while that in rural region is 30,536.

Total Urban Rural
Population 357,853 68,215 289,638
Children (0 - 6 years) 36,771 6,235 30,536
Schedule Caste 101,508 18,174 83,334
Schedule Tribe 40,072 7,054 33,018
Literacy 63.63% 80.42% 59.62%
Sex Ratio 973 997 967

Working Population - Kollegal Taluka

In Kollegal Taluka out of total population, 172,731 were engaged in work activities. 76.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 172,731 workers engaged in Main Work, 38,809 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 46,973 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 131,597 90,822 40,775
Cultivators 38,809 29,522 9,287
Agriculture Labourer 46,973 26,881 20,092
Household Industries 3,085 1,669 1,416
Other Workers 42,730 32,750 9,980
Marginal Workers 41,134 21,084 20,050
Non Working 185,122 69,482 115,640

Kollegal Taluka Map


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