Kolar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Karnataka) - Census 2011
Kolar district of Karnataka has a total population of 1,536,401 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 776,396 are males while 760,005 are females. In 2011 there were a total 333,348 families residing in Kolar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kolar district is 979.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 31.2% people live in Urban areas while 68.8% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.1% while that in rural areas is 69.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kolar district is 992 while that of Rural areas is 973.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kolar district is 170423 which is 11% of the total population. There are 86845 male children and 83578 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kolar is 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (979) of Kolar district.
The total literacy rate of Kolar district is 74.39%. The male literacy rate is 72.66% and the female literacy rate is 59.49% in Kolar district.
To facilitate the administration, Kolar 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.
Kolar Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kolar district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||170,423||86,845||83,578|
Caste-wise Population - Kolar district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.1% of total population in Kolar district of Karnataka.
Religion-wise Population - Kolar district
|No Religion Specified||1,386||(0.09%)||632||754|
Literacy Rate - Kolar district
The total literacy rate of Kolar district was 74.39% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 1,016,219 literates, males were 564,110 while females were 452,109. Also the male literacy rate was 81.81% and the female literacy rate was 66.84% in Kolar district.
Sex Ratio - Kolar district
The Sex Ratio of Kolar district is 979 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 979 females in Kolar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 979 ) of Kolar district.
Population Density - Kolar district
The total area of Kolar district is 3,979 km2. Thus the density of Kolar district is 386 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 121 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,858 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Kolar district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kolar, 31.25% people lived in urban regions while 68.75% in rural areas. The total urban population was 480,073 out of which 240,965 were males while the remaining 239,108 were females. In rural areas of Kolar, male population was 535,431 while the female population was 520,897.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kolar was 992 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kolar was 979 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kolar were 54,192 which is 11.29% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kolar was 973 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kolar was 955 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Kolar for urban regions was 86.13 percent in which males were 90.05% literate while female literacy stood at 82.18%. The total literate population of Kolar was 1,016,219. Similarly in rural areas of Kolar, the average literacy rate was 69.08 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.11% and 59.82% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kolar were 649,421.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||955||979|
Child Population - Kolar district
According to Census 2011, there were 170,423 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kolar district. Out of which 86,845 were male while 83,578 were female.
Working Population - Kolar district
In Kolar district out of total population, 717,872 were engaged in work activities. 81.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 717,872 workers engaged in Main Work, 165,468 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 142,049 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Kolar
Below are the list of Districts near Kolar district in Karnataka.
|Chikkaballapura district population||1,255,104|
|Yadgir district population||1,174,271|
|Gulbarga district population||2,566,326|
|Bangalore Rural district population||990,923|
|Ramanagara district population||1,082,636|
|Chamarajanagar district population||1,020,791|
|Mysore district population||3,001,127|
|Kodagu district population||554,519|
|Dakshina Kannada district population||2,089,649|
|Hassan district population||1,776,421|
Kolar district Map
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Kolar, Karnataka - Wikipedia