Chikmagalur city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Karnataka State/UT.
The current estimate population of Chikmagalur city in 2023 is
, while Chikmagalur metro population is estimated at
. 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.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Chikmagalur in 2011 is 118,401.
Chikmagalur Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
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.
The sex ratio of Chikmagalur city is 1017 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 960 per 1000 boys.
Chikmagalur Slum Population
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.
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'.