Chikmagalur city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Karnataka State/UT.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Chikmagalur in 2011 is 118,401; of which male and female are 58,702 and 59,699 respectively.
Chikmagalur Population 2022 - 2023
The current estimate population of Chikmagalur city in 2023 is
, while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Chikmagalur city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Chikmagalur city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Chikmagalur city, we will update the same here in 2023.
Chikmagalur Literacy Rate
In education section, total literates in Chikmagalur city are 96,359 of which 49,121 are males while 47,238 are females. Average literacy rate of Chikmagalur city is 90.25 percent of which male and female literacy was 93.09 and 87.47 percent.
Chikmagalur Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of Chikmagalur city is 1017 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 960 per 1000 boys.
Chikmagalur Child Population
Total children (0-6) in Chikmagalur city are 11,633 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 5,936 boys while 5,697 are girls. The child forms 9.83 % of total population of Chikmagalur City.
Total no. of Slums in Chikmagalur city numbers 1,657 in which population of 7,044 resides. This is around 5.95% of total population of Chikmagalur city.
Chikmagalur City Population 2011
Average Literacy (%)
Hinduism is majority religion in Chikmagalur city with 69.91 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Chikmagalur with approximately 25.45 % following it.
In Chikmagalur city, Christinity is followed by 3.61 %, Jainism by 0.91 %, Sikhism by 0.04 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.05 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.