Puttur is a Town Municipal Council city in district of Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka. The Puttur city is divided into 27 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Puttur Town Municipal Council has population of 53,061 of which 26,403 are males while 26,658 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 5049 which is 9.52 % of total population of Puttur (TMC). In Puttur Town Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 1010 against state average of 973. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Puttur is around 929 compared to Karnataka state average of 948. Literacy rate of Puttur city is 92.35 % higher than state average of 75.36 %. In Puttur, Male literacy is around 95.94 % while female literacy rate is 88.83 %.
Puttur Town Municipal Council has total administration over 11,378 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Puttur Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.98 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.50 % of total population in Puttur (TMC).
Puttur Work Profile
Out of total population, 22,374 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 15,014 were males while 7,360 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 22374 working population, 95.16 % were engaged in Main Work while 4.84 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Puttur 2019 Population
The next census for Puttur Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.