Bhatkal Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Uttara Kannada, Karnataka - Census 2011

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.

Population
32,000
Literacy
94.1%
Sex Ratio
949

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.

Bhatkal Town Municipal Council

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bhatkal Town Municipal Council.

Total Male Female
Children 4,205 2,190 2,015
Literacy 94.1% 83.4% 80%
Scheduled Caste 664 320 344
Scheduled Tribe 332 161 171
Illiterate 5,838 2,719 3,119

Caste-wise Population - Bhatkal

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1% of total population in Bhatkal.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 664 320 344
Schedule Tribe 332 161 171

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 8,067 (25.21%) 4,133 3,934
Muslim 23,724 (74.14%) 12,171 11,553
Christian 188 (0.59%) 101 87
Sikh 1 (0%) 1 0
Buddhist 2 (0.01%) 1 1
Jain 7 (0.02%) 3 4
Other Religion 7 (0.02%) 5 2
No Religion Specified 4 (0.01%) 2 2

Literacy Rate - Bhatkal

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.

  Bhatkal Karnataka
Female 91.86% 68.08%
Male 96.28% 82.47%
Total 94.12% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Bhatkal

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 8,150 7,185 965
Cultivators 68 57 11
Agriculture Labourer 34 34 0
Household Industries 98 78 20
Other Workers 7,950 7,016 934
Marginal Workers 550 437 113
Non Working 23,300 8,795 14,505

Bhatkal Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Bhatkal, Uttara Kannada, Karnataka


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