Kolar District Population, Karnataka - Census India 2011

Kolar is one of district of Karnataka in India. There are 5 Taluks, 1,797 villages and 8 towns in Kolar district.

As per the Census India 2011, Kolar district has 3,33,348 households, population of 15,36,401 of which 7,76,396 are males and 7,60,005 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,70,423 which is 11.09% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Kolar district is around 979 compared to 973 which is average of Karnataka state. The literacy rate of Kolar district is 66.14% out of which 72.66% males are literate and 59.49% females are literate. The total area of Kolar is 3,979 sq.km with population density of 386 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 68.75% of population lives in Urban area and 31.25% lives in Rural area. There are 30.32% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 5.13% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Kolar district.

Kolar Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total15,36,401100%
Hindu13,05,43184.97%
Muslim1,99,87313.01%
Christian26,7221.74%
Jain2,4940.16%
Religion not stated1,3860.09%
Sikh2530.02%
Buddhist1500.01%
Other religions and persuasions920.01%

Kolar Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)120.953,858.05
Number of households1,06,2902,27,058
Total Population4,80,07310,56,328
Population (%)50.19%49.31%
Male Population2,40,9655,35,431
Female Population2,39,1085,20,897
Sex Ratio992973
Literacy (%)76.4%61.48%

List of Taluks in Kolar

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Kolar district, Karnataka
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Bangarapet 4,52,832860527989
Kolar 3,85,410792487975
Mulbagal 2,58,935821315984
Malur 2,36,920643368957
Srinivaspur 2,02,304863234982

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Kolar Population Facts

Number of Households3,33,348
Population15,36,401
Male Population7,76,396 (50.53%)
Female Population7,60,005 (49.47%)
Children Population1,70,423
Area3,979 km2
Population density/km2386
Sex-ratio979
Literacy66.14%
Male Literacy72.66%
Female Literacy59.49%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %5.13%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %30.32%

Map of Kolar, Karnataka