Karnataka Population - Census India 2011

Karnataka is one of state in India with population of 6,10,95,297. There are 30 districts, 180 Taluks, 29,340 villages and 371 towns in Karnataka.

As per the Census India 2011, Karnataka has 1,33,57,027 households, population of 6,10,95,297 of which 3,09,66,657 are males and 3,01,28,640 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 71,61,033 which is 11.72% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Karnataka state is around 973 compared to 943 which is national average of India. The literacy rate of Karnataka state is 66.53% out of which 72.69% males are literate and 60.2% females are literate. The total area of Karnataka is 1,91,791 sq.km with population density of 319 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 61.33% of population lives in Urban area and 38.67% lives in Rural area. There are 17.15% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 6.95% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Karnataka.

Karnataka Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total6,10,95,297100%
Hindu5,13,17,47284%
Muslim78,93,06512.92%
Christian11,42,6471.87%
Jain4,40,2800.72%
Religion not stated1,66,0870.27%
Buddhist95,7100.16%
Sikh28,7730.05%
Other religions and persuasions11,2630.02%

Karnataka Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)6,007.541,85,783.46
Number of households54,10,37079,46,657
Total Population2,36,25,9623,74,69,335
Population (%)50.95%49.48%
Male Population1,20,37,3031,89,29,354
Female Population1,15,88,6591,85,39,981
Sex Ratio963979
Literacy (%)76.18%60.45%

List of Districts in Karnataka

Check out complete list of all districts in Karnataka
DistrictPopulationArea (km2)Po. DensitySex-ratio
Bangalore96,21,5512,1964381916
Belgaum47,79,66113,433356973
Mysore30,01,1276,307476985
Tumkur26,78,98010,597253984
Gulbarga25,66,32610,954234971
Bellary24,52,5958,461290983
Bijapur21,77,33110,498207960
Dakshina Kannada20,89,6494,8614301020
Davanagere19,45,4975,924328972
Raichur19,28,8128,4422281000
Bagalkot 18,89,7526,552288989
Dharwad18,47,0234,260434971
Mandya18,05,7694,962364995
Hassan17,76,4216,8142611010
Shimoga17,52,7538,478207998
Bidar17,03,3005,448313956
Chitradurga16,59,4568,436197974
Haveri15,97,6684,823331950
Kolar15,36,4013,979386979
Uttara Kannada14,37,16910,277140979
Koppal13,89,9205,570250986
Chikkaballapura12,55,1044,244296972
Udupi11,77,3613,5823291094
Yadgir11,74,2715,270223989
Chikmagalur11,37,9617,2021581008
Ramanagara10,82,6363,516308976
Gadag10,64,5704,657229982
Chamarajanagar10,20,7915,648181993
Bangalore Rural9,90,9232,298431946
Kodagu5,54,5194,1021351019

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Karnataka Population Facts

Number of Households1,33,57,027
Population6,10,95,297
Male Population3,09,66,657 (50.69%)
Female Population3,01,28,640 (49.31%)
Children Population71,61,033
Area1,91,791 km2
Population density/km2319
Sex-ratio973
Literacy66.53%
Male Literacy72.69%
Female Literacy60.2%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %6.95%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %17.15%

Map of Karnataka

Big Cities

BBMP84,43,675
BBMP84,43,675
BBMP84,43,675
BBMP84,43,675
Hubli-Dharwad9,43,788
Mysore9,20,550
Mysore9,20,550
Mysore8,93,062
Mysore8,93,062
Gulbarga5,43,147