Karnataka Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy
As per details from Census 2011, Karnataka has population of 6.11 Crores, an increase from figure of 5.29 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Karnataka as per lastest census data is 61,095,297 of which male and female are 30,966,657 and 30,128,640 respectively. In 2001, total population was 52,850,562 in which males were 26,898,918 while females were 25,951,644. The total population growth in this decade was 15.60 percent while in previous decade it was 17.25 percent. The population of Karnataka forms 5.05 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 5.14 percent.
Karnataka Sex Ratio 2023
Sex Ratio in Karnataka is 973 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 965 per 1000 males in Karnataka.
Karnataka Literacy Rate 2023
Literacy rate in Karnataka has seen upward trend and is 75.36 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 82.47 percent while female literacy is at 68.08 percent.
Karnataka 2023 PopulationWhat is the population of Karnataka in 2023 ? The last census of Karnataka was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we do have projection of Karnataka 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.
Karnataka Religion wise Population 2023
Hinduism is majority religion in state of Karnataka with 84.00 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Karnataka with approximately 12.92 % following it. In Karnataka state, Christinity is followed by 1.87 %, Jainism by 0.72 %, Sikhism by 0.05 % and Buddhism by 0.05 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.27 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Karnataka Population Data
|Approximate Population||6.11 Crores||5.29 Crore|
|Percantage of total Population||5.05%||5.14%|
|Child Sex Ratio||948||946|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||7,161,033||7,182,100|
|Literacy||75.36 %||66.64 %|
|Male Literacy||82.47 %||76.10 %|
|Female Literacy||68.08 %||56.87 %|
Karnataka Urban Population
Out of total population of Karnataka, 38.67% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Karnataka increased by 31.54 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Karnataka was 963 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Karnataka for Urban regions was 85.78 percent.
Karnataka Rural Population
Of the total population of Karnataka state, around 61.33 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Karnataka for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 7.40%. In rural regions of Karnataka state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 979. Average literacy rate in Karnataka for rural areas was 68.73 percent.
Karnataka City List
Karnataka Metropolitan Regions
|Large Metropolitan Region||Population||Male||Female|
Karnataka State InformationRecently as per Karnataka census data, 74.25% houses are owned while 23.02% were rented. In all, 70.06% couples in Karnataka lived in single family. In 2011, 61.11% of Karnataka population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 4.84% of Karnataka population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Reliance Jio and Airtel. This is likely to see increased ecommerce penetration of Flipkart/Amazon in Karnataka. 6.32% of family in Karnataka owned car while 25.60% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Karnataka, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Karnataka population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Karnataka.
The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Karnataka is Bangalore. The languages spoken in the Karnataka state includes Kannada. In total Karnataka (KA) state comprises 30 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Karnataka state is KA.