Shimoga District : Census 2011 data
Shimoga District OverviewAn 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 2011In 2011, Shimoga had population of 1,755,512 of which male and female were 879,817 and 875,695 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 RateThere was change of 6.88 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 2011The 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 8,495 square kilometers of areas.
Shimoga Literacy Rate 2011Average literacy rate of Shimoga in 2011 were 80.50 compared to 74.52 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 86.11 and 74.89 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 82.01 and 66.88 in Shimoga District. Total literate in Shimoga District were 1,270,845 of which male and female were 679,895 and 590,950 respectively. In 2001, Shimoga District had 1,068,934 in its district.
Shimoga Sex Ratio 2011With regards to Sex Ratio in Shimoga, it stood at 995 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 2011In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Shimoga. There were total 176,904 children under age of 0-6 against 208,163 of 2001 census. Of total 176,904 male and female were 90,271 and 86,633 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 960 compared to 956 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.08 percent of Shimoga District compared to 12.67 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.59 percent in this compared to previous census of India.
|Area Sq. Km||8,495||8,495|
|Proportion to Karnataka Population||2.87%||3.11%|
|Sex Ratio (Per 1000)||995||978|
|Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age)||960||956|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||176,904||208,163|
|Male Population (0-6 Age)||90,271||106,423|
|Female Population (0-6 Age)||86,633||101,740|
|Child Proportion (0-6 Age)||10.08%||12.67%|
|Boys Proportion (0-6 Age)||10.26%||12.81%|
|Girls Proportion (0-6 Age)||9.89%||12.53%|
|Population (%)||64.50 %||35.50 %|
|Child Sex Ratio (0-6)||959||961|
|Child Population (0-6)||116,174||60,730|
|Child Percentage (0-6)||10.26 %||9.74 %|
|Male Child Percentage||10.44 %||9.93 %|
|Female Child Percentage||10.08 %||9.55 %|
|Average Literacy||76.31 %||88.07 %|
|Male Literacy||82.98 %||91.78 %|
|Female Literacy||69.63 %||84.38 %|
Shimoga District Urban Population 2011Out of the total Shimoga population for 2011 census, 35.50 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 623,226 people lives in urban areas of which males are 311,776 and females are 311,450. Sex Ratio in urban region of Shimoga district is 999 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Shimoga district was 961 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 60,730 of which males and females were 30,972 and 29,758. This child population figure of Shimoga district is 9.93 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Shimoga district as per census 2011 is 88.07 % of which males and females are 91.78 % and 84.38 % literates respectively. In actual number 495,417 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 257,725 and 237,692 respectively.
Shimoga District Rural Population 2011As per 2011 census, 64.50 % population of Shimoga districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Shimoga district population living in rural areas is 1,132,286 of which males and females are 568,041 and 564,245 respectively. In rural areas of Shimoga district, sex ratio is 993 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Shimoga district is considered, figure is 959 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 116,174 in rural areas of which males were 59,299 and females were 56,875. The child population comprises 10.44 % of total rural population of Shimoga district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Shimoga district is 76.31 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 82.98 and 69.63 percent respectively. In total, 775,428 people were literate of which males and females were 422,170 and 353,258 respectively.
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|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|