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

Shimoga Taluka of Shimoga district has a total population of 507,324 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 255,262 are males while 252,062 are females. In 2011 there were a total 117,601 families residing in Shimoga Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Shimoga Taluka is 987.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 63.6% people live in Urban areas while 36.4% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.8% while that in rural areas is 74.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Shimoga Taluka is 991 while that of Rural areas is 981.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shimoga Taluka is 52981 which is 10% of the total population. There are 27051 male children and 25930 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shimoga Taluka is 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 987 ) of Shimoga Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Shimoga Taluka is 83.08%. The male literacy rate is 78% and the female literacy rate is 70.76% in Shimoga Taluka.

Population
507,324
Literacy
83.08%
Sex Ratio
987

To facilitate the administration, Shimoga Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 214 villages.

Shimoga Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 52,981 27,051 25,930
Literacy 83.08% 78% 70.76%
Scheduled Caste 92,070 45,991 46,079
Scheduled Tribe 21,016 10,431 10,585
Illiterate 129,856 56,165 73,691

Caste-wise Population - Shimoga Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.1% of total population in Shimoga Taluka of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 92,070 45,991 46,079
Schedule Tribe 21,016 10,431 10,585

Religion-wise Population - Shimoga Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 401,119 (79.07%) 201,893 199,226
Muslim 93,655 (18.46%) 47,330 46,325
Christian 7,923 (1.56%) 3,656 4,267
Sikh 247 (0.05%) 129 118
Buddhist 45 (0.01%) 19 26
Jain 2,855 (0.56%) 1,489 1,366
Other Religion 246 (0.05%) 126 120
No Religion Specified 1,234 (0.24%) 620 614

Literacy Rate - Shimoga Taluka

Average literacy rate of Shimoga Taluka in 2011 were 83.08% in which, male and female literacy were 87.24% and 78.88% respectively. Total literate in Shimoga Taluka were 377,468 of which male and female were 199,097 and 178,371 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Shimoga Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Shimoga Taluka is 987 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 987 females in Shimoga Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 987 ) of Shimoga Taluka.


Child Population - Shimoga Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 52,981 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shimoga Taluka. Out of which 52,981 were male while 52,981 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Shimoga Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are a total 76,009 families under Shimoga Taluka living in urban areas while 76,009 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 63.6% of total population of Shimoga Taluka lives in Urban areas while 36.4% lives in Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban regions is 32,691 while that in rural regions is 20,290.

Total Urban Rural
Population 507,324 322,650 184,674
Children (0 - 6 years) 52,981 32,691 20,290
Schedule Caste 92,070 40,737 51,333
Schedule Tribe 21,016 9,192 11,824
Literacy 83.08% 87.78% 74.79%
Sex Ratio 987 991 981

Working Population - Shimoga Taluka

In Shimoga Taluka out of total population, 201,133 were engaged in work activities. 91.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 201,133 workers engaged in Main Work, 26,364 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 35,737 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 184,111 141,398 42,713
Cultivators 26,364 22,544 3,820
Agriculture Labourer 35,737 21,000 14,737
Household Industries 3,785 2,555 1,230
Other Workers 118,225 95,299 22,926
Marginal Workers 17,022 9,540 7,482
Non Working 306,191 104,324 201,867

Nearby Talukas from Shimoga Taluka

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


Shimoga Taluka Map


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