Hegde is a large village located in Kumta Taluka of Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka with total 1495 families residing. The Hegde village has population of 6918 of which 3467 are males while 3451 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Hegde village population of children with age 0-6 is 594 which makes up 8.59 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Hegde village is 995 which is higher than Karnataka state average of 973. Child Sex Ratio for the Hegde as per census is 960, higher than Karnataka average of 948.
Hegde village has higher literacy rate compared to Karnataka. In 2011, literacy rate of Hegde village was 81.01 % compared to 75.36 % of Karnataka. In Hegde Male literacy stands at 87.45 % while female literacy rate was 74.56 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Hegde village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.36 % of total population in Hegde village.
The village Hegde currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
In Hegde village out of total population, 2742 were engaged in work activities. 92.05 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.95 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 2742 workers engaged in Main Work, 323 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 244 were Agricultural labourer.