Chitradurga District Population, Karnataka - Census India 2011

Chitradurga is one of district of Karnataka in India. There are 6 Taluks, 1,063 villages and 9 towns in Chitradurga district.

As per the Census India 2011, Chitradurga district has 3,57,003 households, population of 16,59,456 of which 8,40,843 are males and 8,18,613 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,84,280 which is 11.1% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Chitradurga district is around 974 compared to 973 which is average of Karnataka state. The literacy rate of Chitradurga district is 65.53% out of which 72.21% males are literate and 58.66% females are literate. The total area of Chitradurga is 8,436 sq.km with population density of 197 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 80.14% of population lives in Urban area and 19.86% lives in Rural area. There are 23.45% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 18.23% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Chitradurga district.

Chitradurga Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total16,59,456100%
Hindu15,20,55391.63%
Muslim1,28,7517.76%
Jain3,7780.23%
Christian3,1750.19%
Religion not stated2,6650.16%
Sikh3220.02%
Other religions and persuasions1280.01%
Buddhist840.01%

Chitradurga Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)140.018,295.99
Number of households73,3342,83,669
Total Population3,29,53313,29,923
Population (%)50.15%49.2%
Male Population1,65,2706,75,573
Female Population1,64,2636,54,350
Sex Ratio994969
Literacy (%)76.77%62.74%

List of Taluks in Chitradurga

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Chitradurga district, Karnataka
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Chitradurga 4,23,8791,383306976
Challakere 3,65,7842,074176967
Hiriyur 2,86,1331,703168985
Hosdurga 2,35,1161,438164973
Holalkere 2,07,2601,099189974
Molakalmuru 1,41,284739191961

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Chitradurga Population Facts

Number of Households3,57,003
Population16,59,456
Male Population8,40,843 (50.67%)
Female Population8,18,613 (49.33%)
Children Population1,84,280
Area8,436 km2
Population density/km2197
Sex-ratio974
Literacy65.53%
Male Literacy72.21%
Female Literacy58.66%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %18.23%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %23.45%

Map of Chitradurga, Karnataka