Shikarpur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Shimoga district, Karnataka

Shikarpur Taluka of Shimoga district has a total population of 238,229 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 120,487 are males while 117,742 are females. In 2011 there were a total 51,798 families residing in Shikarpur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Shikarpur Taluka is 977.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.2% people live in Urban areas while 77.8% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.5% while that in rural areas is 72.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Shikarpur Taluka is 993 while that of Rural areas is 973.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shikarpur Taluka is 27931 which is 12% of the total population. There are 14205 male children and 13726 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shikarpur Taluka is 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 977 ) of Shikarpur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Shikarpur Taluka is 75.77%. The male literacy rate is 72.31% and the female literacy rate is 61.34% in Shikarpur Taluka.

Population
238,229
Literacy
75.77%
Sex Ratio
977

To facilitate the administration, Shikarpur Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 176 villages.

Shikarpur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 27,931 14,205 13,726
Literacy 75.77% 72.31% 61.34%
Scheduled Caste 58,775 29,564 29,211
Scheduled Tribe 14,402 7,349 7,053
Illiterate 78,881 33,363 45,518

Caste-wise Population - Shikarpur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6% of total population in Shikarpur Taluka of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 58,775 29,564 29,211
Schedule Tribe 14,402 7,349 7,053

Religion-wise Population - Shikarpur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 202,150 (84.86%) 102,165 99,985
Muslim 35,161 (14.76%) 17,863 17,298
Christian 492 (0.21%) 251 241
Sikh 19 (0.01%) 14 5
Buddhist 19 (0.01%) 8 11
Jain 232 (0.1%) 118 114
Other Religion 33 (0.01%) 14 19
No Religion Specified 123 (0.05%) 54 69

Literacy Rate - Shikarpur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Shikarpur Taluka in 2011 were 75.77% in which, male and female literacy were 81.97% and 69.44% respectively. Total literate in Shikarpur Taluka were 159,348 of which male and female were 87,124 and 72,224 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Shikarpur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Shikarpur Taluka is 977 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 977 females in Shikarpur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 977 ) of Shikarpur Taluka.


Child Population - Shikarpur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 27,931 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shikarpur Taluka. Out of which 27,931 were male while 27,931 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Shikarpur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are a total 10,964 families under Shikarpur Taluka living in urban areas while 10,964 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 22.2% of total population of Shikarpur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 77.8% lives in Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban regions is 5,996 while that in rural regions is 21,935.

Total Urban Rural
Population 238,229 52,879 185,350
Children (0 - 6 years) 27,931 5,996 21,935
Schedule Caste 58,775 5,252 53,523
Schedule Tribe 14,402 1,501 12,901
Literacy 75.77% 87.5% 72.41%
Sex Ratio 977 993 973

Working Population - Shikarpur Taluka

In Shikarpur Taluka out of total population, 107,330 were engaged in work activities. 80.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 107,330 workers engaged in Main Work, 36,420 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 29,751 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 86,706 64,300 22,406
Cultivators 36,420 30,361 6,059
Agriculture Labourer 29,751 17,197 12,554
Household Industries 1,543 1,249 294
Other Workers 18,992 15,493 3,499
Marginal Workers 20,624 7,883 12,741
Non Working 130,899 48,304 82,595

Nearby Talukas from Shikarpur Taluka

Below is the list of Talukas near Shikarpur Taluka in Shimoga district.


Shikarpur Taluka Map


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