Davanagere city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Karnataka State/UT.
The current estimate population of Davanagere city in 2023 is
, while Davanagere metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Davanagere city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Davanagere city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Davanagere city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Davanagere in 2011 is 434,971.
Davanagere Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Davanagere city are 329,003 of which 174,019 are males while 154,984 are females. Average literacy rate of Davanagere city is 84.90 percent of which male and female literacy was 89.02 and 80.71 percent.
The sex ratio of Davanagere city is 979 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 954 per 1000 boys.
Davanagere Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Davanagere city numbers 12,183 in which population of 59,990 resides. This is around 13.79% of total population of Davanagere city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Davanagere city with 73.14 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Davanagere with approximately 24.57 % following it.
In Davanagere city, Christinity is followed by 0.65 %, Jainism by 1.04 %, Sikhism by 0.03 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.15 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.41 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.