Dharwad District Population, Karnataka - Census India 2011

Dharwad is one of district of Karnataka in India. There are 6 Taluks, 379 villages and 6 towns in Dharwad district.

As per the Census India 2011, Dharwad district has 3,82,700 households, population of 18,47,023 of which 9,37,206 are males and 9,09,817 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 2,19,942 which is 11.91% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Dharwad district is around 971 compared to 973 which is average of Karnataka state. The literacy rate of Dharwad district is 70.47% out of which 75.95% males are literate and 64.84% females are literate. The total area of Dharwad is 4,260 sq.km with population density of 434 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 43.18% of population lives in Urban area and 56.82% lives in Rural area. There are 9.63% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 4.74% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Dharwad district.

Dharwad Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total18,47,023100%
Hindu13,90,02075.26%
Muslim3,86,83420.94%
Jain29,0371.57%
Christian28,7471.56%
Religion not stated7,4360.4%
Other religions and persuasions2,7480.15%
Sikh1,4860.08%
Buddhist7150.04%

Dharwad Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)301.093,958.91
Number of households2,22,0261,60,674
Total Population10,49,5397,97,484
Population (%)50.29%48.66%
Male Population5,27,7904,09,416
Female Population5,21,7493,88,068
Sex Ratio989948
Literacy (%)76.2%62.94%

List of Taluks in Dharwad

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Dharwad district, Karnataka
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Dharwad2,49,9931,015246950
Navalgund 1,90,2081,077177962
Kundgol 1,65,568648256952
Kalghatgi 1,54,659684226940
Hubli1,42,807623229957

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Dharwad Population Facts

Number of Households3,82,700
Population18,47,023
Male Population9,37,206 (50.74%)
Female Population9,09,817 (49.26%)
Children Population2,19,942
Area4,260 km2
Population density/km2434
Sex-ratio971
Literacy70.47%
Male Literacy75.95%
Female Literacy64.84%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %4.74%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %9.63%

Map of Dharwad, Karnataka