Davanagere District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Karnataka) - Census 2011
Davanagere district of Karnataka has a total population of 1,945,497 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 986,400 are males while 959,097 are females. In 2011 there were a total 410,176 families residing in Davanagere district. The Average Sex Ratio of Davanagere district is 972.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 32.3% people live in Urban areas while 67.7% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84% while that in rural areas is 71.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Davanagere district is 977 while that of Rural areas is 970.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Davanagere district is 217731 which is 11% of the total population. There are 111793 male children and 105938 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Davanagere is 948 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (972) of Davanagere district.
The total literacy rate of Davanagere district is 75.74%. The male literacy rate is 73.06% and the female literacy rate is 61.3% in Davanagere district.
To facilitate the administration, Davanagere district is further divided into 6 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Davanagere Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Davanagere district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||217,731||111,793||105,938|
Caste-wise Population - Davanagere district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12% of total population in Davanagere district of Karnataka.
Religion-wise Population - Davanagere district
|No Religion Specified||7,176||(0.37%)||3,479||3,697|
Literacy Rate - Davanagere district
The total literacy rate of Davanagere district was 75.74% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 1,308,540 literates, males were 720,637 while females were 587,903. Also the male literacy rate was 82.4% and the female literacy rate was 68.91% in Davanagere district.
Sex Ratio - Davanagere district
The Sex Ratio of Davanagere district is 972 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 972 females in Davanagere district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 948 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 972 ) of Davanagere district.
Population Density - Davanagere district
The total area of Davanagere district is 5,924 km2. Thus the density of Davanagere district is 328 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 144 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,780 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Davanagere district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Davanagere, 32.33% people lived in urban regions while 67.67% in rural areas. The total urban population was 629,010 out of which 318,133 were males while the remaining 310,877 were females. In rural areas of Davanagere, male population was 668,267 while the female population was 648,220.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Davanagere was 977 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Davanagere was 952 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Davanagere were 69,961 which is 11.12% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Davanagere was 970 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Davanagere was 946 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Davanagere for urban regions was 84.02 percent in which males were 88.19% literate while female literacy stood at 79.77%. The total literate population of Davanagere was 1,308,540. Similarly in rural areas of Davanagere, the average literacy rate was 71.77 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.63% and 63.69% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Davanagere were 838,823.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||946||952|
Child Population - Davanagere district
According to Census 2011, there were 217,731 children between age 0 to 6 years in Davanagere district. Out of which 111,793 were male while 105,938 were female.
Working Population - Davanagere district
In Davanagere district out of total population, 875,207 were engaged in work activities. 80.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 875,207 workers engaged in Main Work, 215,082 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 216,553 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Davanagere
Below are the list of Districts near Davanagere district in Karnataka.
|Shimoga district population||1,752,753|
|Chitradurga district population||1,659,456|
|Bellary district population||2,452,595|
|Udupi district population||1,177,361|
|Haveri district population||1,597,668|
|Chikmagalur district population||1,137,961|
|Tumkur district population||2,678,980|
|Uttara Kannada district population||1,437,169|
|Bangalore district population||9,621,551|
|Dharwad district population||1,847,023|