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Karaya Population - Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka

Karaya is a large village located in Beltangadi Taluka of Dakshina Kannada district, Karnataka with total 746 families residing. The Karaya village has population of 3948 of which 2013 are males while 1935 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Karaya village population of children with age 0-6 is 469 which makes up 11.88 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Karaya village is 961 which is lower than Karnataka state average of 973. Child Sex Ratio for the Karaya as per census is 811, lower than Karnataka average of 948.

Karaya village has higher literacy rate compared to Karnataka. In 2011, literacy rate of Karaya village was 84.65 % compared to 75.36 % of Karnataka. In Karaya Male literacy stands at 90.36 % while female literacy rate was 78.84 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Karaya village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Karaya village.

Karaya Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 746 - -
Population 3,948 2,013 1,935
Child (0-6) 469 259 210
Schedule Caste 350 175 175
Schedule Tribe 196 105 91
Literacy 84.65 % 90.36 % 78.84 %
Total Workers 2,101 1,195 906
Main Worker 1,976 - -
Marginal Worker 125 67 58

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.87 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.96 % of total population in Karaya village.

Work Profile

In Karaya village out of total population, 2101 were engaged in work activities. 94.05 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.95 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2101 workers engaged in Main Work, 48 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16 were Agricultural labourer.