Dakshina Kannada District : Census 2011 data

Dakshina Kannada District Overview

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.

Dakshina Kannada District Population 2011

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.

Dakshina Kannada District Population Growth Rate

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 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 4,861 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.
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,089,649 1,897,730
Male 1,034,714 938,434
Female 1,054,935 959,296
Population Growth 10.11% 14.59%
Area Sq. Km 4,861 4,861
Density/km2 430 416
Proportion to Karnataka Population 3.42% 3.59%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1020 1022
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 947 952
Average Literacy 88.57 83.35
Male Literacy 93.13 89.70
Female Literacy 84.13 77.21
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 208,297 228,060
Male Population (0-6 Age) 106,985 116,854
Female Population (0-6 Age) 101,312 111,206
Literates 1,666,323 1,391,738
Male Literates 864,019 736,962
Female Literates 802,304 654,776
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.97% 12.02%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.34% 12.45%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.60% 11.59%

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 52.33 % 47.67 %
Total Population 1,093,563 996,086
Male Population 541,484 493,230
Female Population 552,079 502,856
Sex Ratio 1020 1020
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 951 942
Child Population (0-6) 111,076 97,221
Male Child(0-6) 56,932 50,053
Female Child(0-6) 54,144 47,168
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.16 % 9.76 %
Male Child Percentage 10.51 % 10.15 %
Female Child Percentage 9.81 % 9.38 %
Literates 838,316 828,007
Male Literates 440,804 423,215
Female Literates 397,512 404,792
Average Literacy 85.33 % 92.12 %
Male Literacy 90.97 % 95.50 %
Female Literacy 79.83 % 88.83 %

Dakshina Kannada District Urban Population 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.

Dakshina Kannada District Rural Population 2011

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.
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Urban Agglomerations inside Dakshina Kannada District Population Male Female
Mangalore (Urban Agglomeration) 619,664 307,624 312,040

Cities inside Dakshina Kannada District Population Male Female
Mangalore (Municipal Corporation) 484,785 240,651 244,134

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