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

Kumta Taluka of Uttara Kannada district has total population of 154,280 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 77,704 are males while 76,576 are females. In 2011 there were total 35,023 families residing in Kumta Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kumta Taluka is 985.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 23.8% people lives in Urban areas while 76.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.7% while that in the rural areas is 85.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kumta Taluka is 1,004 while that of Rural areas is 980.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kumta Taluka is 13693 which is 9% of the total population. There are 7075 male children and 6618 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kumta Taluka is 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 985 ) of Kumta Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kumta Taluka is 86.55%. The male literacy rate is 83.44% and the female literacy rate is 74.23% in Kumta Taluka.

Population
154,280
Literacy
86.55%
Sex Ratio
985

To facilitate the administration, Kumta Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 118 villages.

Kumta Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 13,693 7,075 6,618
Literacy 86.55% 83.44% 74.23%
Scheduled Caste 9,697 4,759 4,938
Scheduled Tribe 226 114 112
Illiterate 32,601 12,867 19,734

Caste-wise Population - Kumta Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Kumta Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 9,697 4,759 4,938
Schedule Tribe 226 114 112

Religion-wise Population - Kumta Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 139,538 (90.44%) 70,279 69,259
Muslim 10,845 (7.03%) 5,475 5,370
Christian 3,703 (2.4%) 1,854 1,849
Sikh 10 (0.01%) 4 6
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 143 (0.09%) 65 78
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 41 (0.03%) 27 14

Literacy Rate - Kumta Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kumta Taluka in 2011 were 86.55% in which, male and female literacy were 91.8% and 81.25% respectively. Total literate in Kumta Taluka were 121,679 of which male and female were 64,837 and 56,842 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kumta Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kumta Taluka is 985 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 985 females in Kumta Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 985 ) of Kumta Taluka.


Child Population - Kumta Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 13,693 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kumta Taluka. Out of which 13,693 were male while 13,693 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kumta Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 8,492 families under Kumta Taluka living in urban areas while 8,492 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 23.8% of total population of Kumta Taluka lives in Urban areas while 76.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,135 while that in rural region is 10,558.

Total Urban Rural
Population 154,280 36,719 117,561
Children (0 - 6 years) 13,693 3,135 10,558
Schedule Caste 9,697 2,275 7,422
Schedule Tribe 226 73 153
Literacy 86.55% 90.72% 85.24%
Sex Ratio 985 1,004 980

Working Population - Kumta Taluka

In Kumta Taluka out of total population, 63,625 were engaged in work activities. 78.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 63,625 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,093 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,571 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 49,911 39,617 10,294
Cultivators 6,093 5,379 714
Agriculture Labourer 5,571 3,886 1,685
Household Industries 702 604 98
Other Workers 37,545 29,748 7,797
Marginal Workers 13,714 7,601 6,113
Non Working 90,655 30,486 60,169

Kumta Taluka Map


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