Elinje is a medium size village located in Mangalore Taluka of Dakshina Kannada district, Karnataka with total 494 families residing. The Elinje village has population of 1951 of which 899 are males while 1052 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Elinje village population of children with age 0-6 is 138 which makes up 7.07 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Elinje village is 1170 which is higher than Karnataka state average of 973. Child Sex Ratio for the Elinje as per census is 1226, higher than Karnataka average of 948.
Elinje village has higher literacy rate compared to Karnataka. In 2011, literacy rate of Elinje village was 86.76 % compared to 75.36 % of Karnataka. In Elinje Male literacy stands at 92.59 % while female literacy rate was 81.76 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Elinje village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
Since, no official census for 2018 has been carried out, only estimates are available for Elinje village population 2018. Next census will be conducted in 2021 for Elinje village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.05 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.92 % of total population in Elinje village.
In Elinje village out of total population, 958 were engaged in work activities. 73.28 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.72 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 958 workers engaged in Main Work, 123 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 33 were Agricultural labourer.