Shimoga District : Census 2011 data

Shimoga District Overview

An official Census 2011 detail of Shimoga, 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 Shimoga District of Karnataka.

Shimoga District Population 2011

In 2011, Shimoga had population of 1,752,753 of which male and female were 877,415 and 875,338 respectively. In 2001 census, Shimoga had a population of 1,642,545 of which males were 830,559 and remaining 811,986 were females. Shimoga District population constituted 2.87 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Shimoga District was at 3.11 percent of Maharashtra population.

Shimoga District Population Growth Rate

There was change of 6.71 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Shimoga District recorded increase of 13.10 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Shimoga District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Shimoga district for 2011 is 207 people per sq. km. In 2001, Shimoga district density was at 194 people per sq. km. Shimoga district administers 8,478 square kilometers of areas.

Shimoga Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Shimoga in 2011 were 80.45 compared to 74.52 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 86.07 and 74.84 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 82.01 and 66.88 in Shimoga District. Total literate in Shimoga District were 1,263,016 of which male and female were 674,938 and 588,078 respectively. In 2001, Shimoga District had 1,068,934 in its district.

Shimoga Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Shimoga, it stood at 998 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 978. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 960 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 956 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Shimoga Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Shimoga. There were total 182,751 children under age of 0-6 against 208,163 of 2001 census. Of total 182,751 male and female were 93,221 and 89,530 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 960 compared to 956 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.43 percent of Shimoga District compared to 12.67 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.24 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Shimoga Religion-wise Data 2011

What is the population of Muslim in Shimoga ? What is Hindu's Population in Shimoga 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 Shimoga, Karnataka. As soon as Govt. of India release full religions data of Shimoga district, we will update and release it for our viewers.
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,752,753 1,642,545
Male 877,415 830,559
Female 875,338 811,986
Population Growth 6.71% 13.10%
Area Sq. Km 8,478 8,478
Density/km2 207 194
Proportion to Karnataka Population 2.87% 3.11%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 998 978
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 960 956
Average Literacy 80.45 74.52
Male Literacy 86.07 82.01
Female Literacy 74.84 66.88
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 182,751 208,163
Male Population (0-6 Age) 93,221 106,423
Female Population (0-6 Age) 89,530 101,740
Literates 1,263,016 1,068,934
Male Literates 674,938 593,890
Female Literates 588,078 475,044
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.43% 12.67%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.62% 12.81%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.23% 12.53%

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 64.41 % 35.59 %
Total Population 1,129,026 623,727
Male Population 565,821 311,594
Female Population 563,205 312,133
Sex Ratio 995 1002
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 958 966
Child Population (0-6) 119,703 63,048
Male Child(0-6) 61,149 32,072
Female Child(0-6) 58,554 30,976
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.60 % 10.11 %
Male Child Percentage 10.81 % 10.29 %
Female Child Percentage 10.40 % 9.92 %
Literates 770,817 492,199
Male Literates 419,590 255,348
Female Literates 351,227 236,851
Average Literacy 76.37 % 87.79 %
Male Literacy 83.14 % 91.35 %
Female Literacy 69.60 % 84.24 %

Shimoga District Urban Population 2011

Out of the total Shimoga population for 2011 census, 35.59 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 623,727 people lives in urban areas of which males are 311,594 and females are 312,133. Sex Ratio in urban region of Shimoga district is 1002 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Shimoga district was 966 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 63,048 of which males and females were 32,072 and 30,976. This child population figure of Shimoga district is 10.29 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Shimoga district as per census 2011 is 87.79 % of which males and females are 91.35 % and 84.24 % literates respectively. In actual number 492,199 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 255,348 and 236,851 respectively.

Shimoga District Rural Population 2011

As per 2011 census, 64.41 % population of Shimoga districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Shimoga district population living in rural areas is 1,129,026 of which males and females are 565,821 and 563,205 respectively. In rural areas of Shimoga district, sex ratio is 995 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Shimoga district is considered, figure is 958 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 119,703 in rural areas of which males were 61,149 and females were 58,554. The child population comprises 10.81 % of total rural population of Shimoga district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Shimoga district is 76.37 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 83.14 and 69.60 percent respectively. In total, 770,817 people were literate of which males and females were 419,590 and 351,227 respectively.
All details regarding Shimoga District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Shimoga District.

Urban Agglomerations inside Shimoga District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Shimoga District

Cities inside Shimoga District Population Male Female
Shimoga (City Municipal Council) 322,428 161,978 160,450
Bhadravati (City Municipal Council) 150,776 75,020 75,756

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