Kolhapur District Population, Maharashtra - Census India 2011

Kolhapur is one of district of Maharashtra in India. There are 12 Talukas, 1,216 villages and 23 towns in Kolhapur district.

As per the Census India 2011, Kolhapur district has 8,40,240 households, population of 38,76,001 of which 19,80,658 are males and 18,95,343 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 4,08,942 which is 10.55% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Kolhapur district is around 957 compared to 929 which is average of Maharashtra state. The literacy rate of Kolhapur district is 72.91% out of which 78.75% males are literate and 66.8% females are literate. The total area of Kolhapur is 7,685 sq.km with population density of 504 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 68.27% of population lives in Urban area and 31.73% lives in Rural area. There are 13.01% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0.78% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Kolhapur district.

Kolhapur Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total38,76,001100%
Hindu33,79,90687.2%
Muslim2,86,5587.39%
Jain1,54,8824%
Buddhist29,7660.77%
Christian15,5730.4%
Religion not stated6,4720.17%
Sikh1,5700.04%
Other religions and persuasions1,2740.03%

Kolhapur Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)340.047,344.96
Number of households2,71,7215,68,519
Total Population12,30,00926,45,992
Population (%)51.37%49.02%
Male Population6,31,84313,48,815
Female Population5,98,16612,97,177
Sex Ratio947962
Literacy (%)79.02%70.06%

List of Talukas in Kolhapur

Check out complete list of all Talukas of Kolhapur district, Maharashtra
TalukaPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Karvir10,37,713664.651561937
Hatkanangle8,07,751612.571319932
Shirol3,91,015503.39777957
Kagal2,75,372545.23505948
Panhala2,59,417566.67458915
Gadhinglaj2,25,734472.384781039
Radhanagari1,99,713880.75227935
Chandgad1,87,220956.481961019
Shahuwadi1,85,6611,025.271811021
Bhudargad1,50,368635.63237983
Ajra1,20,265543.962211095
Bavda35,772278.02129937

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Kolhapur Population Facts

Number of Households8,40,240
Population38,76,001
Male Population19,80,658 (51.1%)
Female Population18,95,343 (48.9%)
Children Population4,08,942
Area7,685 km2
Population density/km2504
Sex-ratio957
Literacy72.91%
Male Literacy78.75%
Female Literacy66.8%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0.78%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %13.01%

Map of Kolhapur, Maharashtra