Challakere is a Town Municipal Council city in district of Chitradurga, Karnataka. The Challakere city is divided into 27 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Challakere Town Municipal Council has population of 55,194 of which 27,588 are males while 27,606 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 5758 which is 10.43 % of total population of Challakere (TMC). In Challakere Town Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 1001 against state average of 973. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Challakere is around 927 compared to Karnataka state average of 948. Literacy rate of Challakere city is 82.24 % higher than state average of 75.36 %. In Challakere, Male literacy is around 87.77 % while female literacy rate is 76.77 %.
Challakere Town Municipal Council has total administration over 12,050 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Challakere Caste Factor
Challakere (TMC) of Chitradurga has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 25.08 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 16.83 % of total population in Challakere (TMC).
Challakere Work Profile
Out of total population, 22,134 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 15,869 were males while 6,265 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 22134 working population, 84.76 % were engaged in Main Work while 15.24 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Challakere 2021 Population
The next census for Challakere Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.