Bhatkal is a Town Municipal Council city situated in Bhatkal taluka of Uttara Kannada district. The Bhatkal city is divided into 23 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,933 families residing in the Bhatkal city. The total population of Bhatkal is 32,000 out of which 16,417 are males and 15,583 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Bhatkal is 949.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhatkal city is 4205 which is 13% of the total population. There are 2190 male children and 2015 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhatkal is 920 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (949).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Bhatkal is 94.1%. Thus Bhatkal has higher literacy rate compared to 84.1% of Uttara Kannada district. The male literacy rate is 96.28% and the female literacy rate is 91.86% in Bhatkal.
Bhatkal Town Municipal Council has total administration over 4,933 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bhatkal Town Municipal Council.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1% of total population in Bhatkal.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Bhatkal is 8,067 which is 25.21% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Bhatkal is 23,724 which is 74.14% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Bhatkal as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||4||(0.01%)||2||2|
The total literacy rate of Bhatkal was 94.12% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 26,162 literates, males were 13,698 while females were 12,464. Also the male literacy rate was 96.28% and the female literacy rate was 91.86% in Bhatkal.
The Sex Ratio of Bhatkal is 949. Thus per every 1000 men there were 949 females in Bhatkal. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 920 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 949 ) of Bhatkal.
According to Census 2011, there were 4,205 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bhatkal. Out of which 2,190 were male while 2,015 were female.
In Bhatkal Town Municipal Council out of total population, 8,700 were engaged in work activities. 93.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 8,700 workers engaged in Main Work, 68 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 34 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Bhatkal is further divided into 23 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,613||84.1%||999|
|2||Ward No - 2||1,316||81.8%||916|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,481||81.9%||956|
|4||Ward No - 4||1,988||79.7%||968|
|5||Ward No - 5||1,338||80.4%||956|
|6||Ward No - 6||1,795||79.1%||1,028|
|7||Ward No - 7||1,856||83.2%||996|
|8||Ward No - 8||940||80.6%||1,004|
|9||Ward No - 9||882||78.7%||889|
|10||Ward No - 10||2,170||83.5%||1,020|
|11||Ward No - 11||1,076||77.7%||1,026|
|12||Ward No - 12||2,415||85.3%||511|
|13||Ward No - 13||1,081||84.8%||955|
|14||Ward No - 14||1,126||80.4%||1,141|
|15||Ward No - 15||1,436||79.2%||978|
|16||Ward No - 16||1,385||82.3%||945|
|17||Ward No - 17||1,104||85%||1,095|
|18||Ward No - 18||940||83%||1,122|
|19||Ward No - 19||1,855||83.8%||992|
|20||Ward No - 20||758||78.6%||1,011|
|21||Ward No - 21||1,404||79.7%||964|
|22||Ward No - 22||988||83.7%||1,033|
|23||Ward No - 23||1,053||77.9%||1,017|