An official Census 2011 detail of Dakshina Kannada, a district of Karnataka has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Karnataka. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka.
In 2011, Dakshina Kannada had population of 2,089,649 of which male and female were 1,034,714 and 1,054,935 respectively.
In 2001 census, Dakshina Kannada had a population of 1,897,730 of which males were 938,434 and remaining 959,296 were females.
Dakshina Kannada District population constituted 3.42 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Dakshina Kannada District was at 3.59 percent of Maharashtra population.
There was change of 10.11 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Dakshina Kannada District recorded increase of 14.59 percent to its population compared to 1991.
Dakshina Kannada Table Data
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|Proportion to Karnataka Population
|Sex Ratio (Per 1000)
|Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age)
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)
|Male Population (0-6 Age)
|Female Population (0-6 Age)
|Child Proportion (0-6 Age)
|Boys Proportion (0-6 Age)
|Girls Proportion (0-6 Age)
Dakshina Kannada District Density 2011
The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Dakshina Kannada district for 2011 is 430 people per sq. km. In 2001, Dakshina Kannada district density was at 416 people per sq. km. Dakshina Kannada district administers 4,559 square kilometers of areas.
Dakshina Kannada Literacy Rate 2011
Average literacy rate of Dakshina Kannada in 2011 were 88.57 compared to 83.35 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 93.13 and 84.13 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 89.70 and 77.21 in Dakshina Kannada District. Total literate in Dakshina Kannada District were 1,666,323 of which male and female were 864,019 and 802,304 respectively. In 2001, Dakshina Kannada District had 1,391,738 in its district.
Dakshina Kannada Sex Ratio 2011
With regards to Sex Ratio in Dakshina Kannada, it stood at 1020 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1022. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate.
In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 947 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 952 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.
Dakshina Kannada Child Population 2011
In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Dakshina Kannada. There were total 208,297 children under age of 0-6 against 228,060 of 2001 census. Of total 208,297 male and female were 106,985 and 101,312 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 947 compared to 952 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.97 percent of Dakshina Kannada District compared to 12.02 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.05 percent in this compared to previous census of India.
Dakshina Kannada Houseless Census
In 2011, total 1,091 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 2,813. This approx 0.13% of total population of Dakshina Kannada district.
Dakshina Kannada Religion-wise Data 2011
What is the population of Muslim in Dakshina Kannada ? What is Hindu's Population in Dakshina Kannada district are questions that are being asked to us. As of now, Government of India has not declared population of Hindu, Muslim, Sikhs, Christian, Buddhists and Jains in district of Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka. As soon as Govt. of India release full religions data of Dakshina Kannada district, we will update and release it for our viewers.
Dakshina Kannada Population 2015
What is the population of Dakshina Kannada in 2015? The fact is, last census for Dakshina Kannada district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Dakshina Kannada district situated in Karnataka. As per 2011, Dakshina Kannada population is 2,089,649
Dakshina Kannada District Urban/Rural 2011
Out of the total Dakshina Kannada population for 2011 census, 47.67 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 996,086 people lives in urban areas of which males are 493,230 and females are 502,856.
Sex Ratio in urban region of Dakshina Kannada district is 1020 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Dakshina Kannada district was 942 in 2011 census.
Child population (0-6) in urban region was 97,221 of which males and females were 50,053 and 47,168. This child population figure of Dakshina Kannada district is 10.15 % of total urban population.
Average literacy rate in Dakshina Kannada district as per census 2011 is 92.12 % of which males and females are 95.50 % and 88.83 % literates respectively.
In actual number 828,007 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 423,215 and 404,792 respectively.
As per 2011 census, 52.33 % population of Dakshina Kannada districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Dakshina Kannada district population living in rural areas is 1,093,563 of which males and females are 541,484 and 552,079 respectively.
In rural areas of Dakshina Kannada district, sex ratio is 1020 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Dakshina Kannada district is considered, figure is 951 girls per 1000 boys.
Child population in the age 0-6 is 111,076 in rural areas of which males were 56,932 and females were 54,144. The child population comprises 10.51 % of total rural population of Dakshina Kannada district.
Literacy rate in rural areas of Dakshina Kannada district is 85.33 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 90.97 and 79.83 percent respectively.
In total, 838,316 people were literate of which males and females were 440,804 and 397,512 respectively.
All details regarding Dakshina Kannada District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Dakshina Kannada District.
|Child Sex Ratio (0-6)
|Child Population (0-6)
|Child Percentage (0-6)
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City/Metros in Dakshina Kannada District
|Urban Agglomerations inside District
|Mangalore (Urban Agglomeration)
|Cities inside Dakshina Kannada District
|Mangalore (Municipal Corporation)