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2020 Karnataka Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More

2020 Karnataka Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More details and information provided here. Karnataka, the sixth largest state in India, has been ranked as the third most popular state in the country for tourism in 2014. It is home to 507 of the 3600 centrally protected monuments in India, the largest number after Uttar Pradesh. The State Directorate of Archaeology and Museums protects an additional 752 monuments and another 25,000 monuments are yet to receive protection.

So, let’s see important details of 2020 Karnataka Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More.

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Karnataka Population 2020-2021 (Projected) and Fast Facts

As per the projection, population of Karnataka will be 6.95 Crore in 2020.

Approximate Population 6.11 Crores 5.29 Crore
Actual Population 61,095,297 52,850,562
Male 30,966,657 26,898,918
Female 30,128,640 25,951,644
Population Growth 15.60% 17.25%
Percantage of total Population 5.05% 5.14%
Sex Ratio 973 965
Child Sex Ratio 948 946

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Density/km2 319 276
Density/mi2 825 714
Area(Km2) 191,791 191,791
Area mi2 74,051 74,051
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 7,161,033 7,182,100
Male Population (0-6 Age) 3,675,291 3,690,958
Female Population (0-6 Age) 3,485,742 3,491,142
Literacy 75.36 % 66.64 %
Male Literacy 82.47 % 76.10 %
Female Literacy 68.08 % 56.87 %
Total Literate 40,647,322 30,434,962
Male Literate 22,508,471 17,661,211
Female Literate 18,138,851 12,773,751

Karnataka Population by Religion

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 51,317,472 84.00 %
Muslim 7,893,065 12.92 %
Christian 1,142,647 1.87 %
Jain 440,280 0.72 %
Not Available 166,087 0.27 %
Buddhist 95,710 0.16 %
Sikh 28,773 0.05 %
Other Religion 11,263 0.02 %

Karnataka Urban Population 2011 and Rural Population 2011

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 61.33 % 38.67 %
Total Population 37,469,335 23,625,962
Male Population 18,929,354 12,037,303
Female Population 18,539,981 11,588,659
Population Growth 7.40 % 31.54 %
Sex Ratio 979 963
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 950 946
Child Population (0-6) 4,517,645 2,643,388
Child Percentage (0-6) 12.06 % 11.19 %
Literates 22,649,176 17,998,146
Average Literacy 68.73 % 85.78 %
Male Literacy 77.61 % 90.04 %
Female Literacy 58.32 % 77.97 %

Karnataka Big Cities Population 2011

Big Cities Population Male Female
Bangalore (Municipal Corporation) 8,443,675 4,391,723 4,051,952
Hubli and Dharwad (Municipal Corporation) 943,788 474,518 469,270
Mysore (Municipal Corporation) 893,062 446,676 446,386
Gulbarga (Municipal Corporation) 533,587 271,660 261,927
Mangalore (Municipal Corporation) 488,968 242,512 246,456
Belgaum (Municipal Corporation) 488,157 245,545 242,612
Davanagere (Municipal Corporation) 434,971 219,776 215,195
Bellary (Municipal Corporation) 410,445 206,149 204,296
Bijapur (Municipal Council) 327,427 165,177 162,250
Shimoga (Municipal Council) 322,650 162,018 160,632

Karnataka Large Metropolitan Population 2011

Karnataka is a state in southwest India with Arabian Sea coastlines. The capital, Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), is a high-tech hub known for its shopping and nightlife.

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Bangalore 8,520,435 4,433,855 4,086,580
Mysore 990,900 497,138 493,762
Mangalore 623,841 309,380 314,461
Belgaum 610,350 308,905 301,445
Gulbarga 543,147 276,552 266,595

Karnataka Literacy Rate 2011 and 2001

  • 2011: Literacy rate in Karnataka was 75.36 percent as per 2011 population census. Male 82.47%, Female 68.08%
  • 2001: Literacy rate in Karnataka was 66.64 percent as per 2001 population census. Male 76.10%, Female 56.87%

Karnataka Population by Density 2011

  • 2011: Total area of Karnataka is 191,791 sq. km. Density of Karnataka is 319 per sq km.
  • 2001: Density of Karnataka was 276 per sq km

Karnataka Sex Ratio 2011 and 2001

  • 2011: Sex Ratio in Karnataka is Female 973 / 1000 male
  • 2001: Sex Ratio in Karnataka is Female 965 / 1000 male

Karnataka Population Projected From 2011-2021

Year Projected Population
2011 61,095,297 6.11 Crore
2012 62,058,777 6.21 Crore
2013 63,017,877 6.30 Crore
2014 63,972,322 6.40 Crore
2015 64,921,845 6.49 Crore
2016 65,866,188 6.59 Crore
2017 66,805,106 6.68 Crore
2018 67,738,363 6.77 Crore
2019 68,665,731 6.87 Crore
2020 69,586,993 6.96 Crore
2021 70,501,944 7.05 Crore

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Article first published on November 26, 2019.