Dakshina Kannada District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Karnataka) - Census 2011
Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka has a total population of 2,089,649 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,034,714 are males while 1,054,935 are females. In 2011 there were a total 439,733 families residing in Dakshina Kannada district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dakshina Kannada district is 1,020.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 47.7% people live in Urban areas while 52.3% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.1% while that in rural areas is 85.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dakshina Kannada district is 1,020 while that of Rural areas is 1,020.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dakshina Kannada district is 208297 which is 10% of the total population. There are 106985 male children and 101312 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dakshina Kannada is 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,020) of Dakshina Kannada district.
The total literacy rate of Dakshina Kannada district is 88.57%. The male literacy rate is 83.5% and the female literacy rate is 76.05% in Dakshina Kannada district.
To facilitate the administration, Dakshina Kannada district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Dakshina Kannada Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dakshina Kannada district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||208,297||106,985||101,312|
Caste-wise Population - Dakshina Kannada district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.9% of total population in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka.
Religion-wise Population - Dakshina Kannada district
|No Religion Specified||996||(0.05%)||575||421|
Literacy Rate - Dakshina Kannada district
The total literacy rate of Dakshina Kannada district was 88.57% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 1,666,323 literates, males were 864,019 while females were 802,304. Also the male literacy rate was 93.13% and the female literacy rate was 84.13% in Dakshina Kannada district.
|Dakshina Kannada district||Karnataka|
Sex Ratio - Dakshina Kannada district
The Sex Ratio of Dakshina Kannada district is 1,020 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,020 females in Dakshina Kannada district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,020 ) of Dakshina Kannada district.
Population Density - Dakshina Kannada district
The total area of Dakshina Kannada district is 4,861 km2. Thus the density of Dakshina Kannada district is 430 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 551 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,310 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Dakshina Kannada district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dakshina Kannada, 47.67% people lived in urban regions while 52.33% in rural areas. The total urban population was 996,086 out of which 493,230 were males while the remaining 502,856 were females. In rural areas of Dakshina Kannada, male population was 541,484 while the female population was 552,079.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dakshina Kannada was 1,020 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dakshina Kannada was 942 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dakshina Kannada were 97,221 which is 9.76% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dakshina Kannada was 1,020 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dakshina Kannada was 951 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Dakshina Kannada for urban regions was 92.12 percent in which males were 95.5% literate while female literacy stood at 88.83%. The total literate population of Dakshina Kannada was 1,666,323. Similarly in rural areas of Dakshina Kannada, the average literacy rate was 85.33 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.97% and 79.83% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dakshina Kannada were 838,316.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||951||942|
Child Population - Dakshina Kannada district
According to Census 2011, there were 208,297 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dakshina Kannada district. Out of which 106,985 were male while 101,312 were female.
Working Population - Dakshina Kannada district
In Dakshina Kannada district out of total population, 997,721 were engaged in work activities. 91.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 997,721 workers engaged in Main Work, 31,574 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 24,717 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Dakshina Kannada
Below are the list of Districts near Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka.
|Hassan district population||1,776,421|
|Kodagu district population||554,519|
|Mysore district population||3,001,127|
|Mandya district population||1,805,769|
|Bangalore district population||9,621,551|
|Chamarajanagar district population||1,020,791|
|Tumkur district population||2,678,980|
|Gulbarga district population||2,566,326|
|Yadgir district population||1,174,271|
|Chikmagalur district population||1,137,961|