Hubli-Dharwad Municipal Corporation, with population of about 9.4 lakh is Dharwad district's only municipal corporation located in Dharwad district of the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Hubli-Dharwad municipal corporation is 213 km2. Population density of the city is 4422 persons per km2. There are 67 wards in the city, among them Hubli-dharwad Ward No 40 is the most populous ward with population of about 32 thousand and Hubli-dharwad Ward No 49 is the least populous ward with population of 6051.

District head quarter of the city is Dharwad. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 440 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 818 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 16°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 9.4 lakh people, among them about 4.7 lakh (50%) are male and about 4.7 lakh (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hubli-Dharwad municipal corporation is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hubli-Dharwad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 943,788 816,809 92,744 34,235 106,031
Male 474,518 411,635 45,880 17,003 54,278
Female 469,270 405,174 46,864 17,232 51,753

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 67% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 27% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 990 in Muslims are 980 and in Christians are 1064

Religion wise population 2011 - Hubli-Dharwad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 943,788 636,527 256,228 26,307 1,337 658 15,236 2,090 5,405
Male 474,518 319,943 129,431 12,748 687 342 7,717 1,068 2,582
Female 469,270 316,584 126,797 13,559 650 316 7,519 1,022 2,823

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 20% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 22.5% which is 4.8% higher than male population growth rate of 17.7%. General caste population has increased by 17.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 42.1% and child population has increased by 7.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hubli-Dharwad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20% 17.5% 38.2% 42.1% 7.2%
Male 17.7% 15.4% 34.4% 38% 6.4%
Female 22.5% 19.7% 42.2% 46.4% 7.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 989 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 984, in schedule caste is 1021 and in schedule tribe is 1013. There are 953 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hubli-Dharwad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 35 55 58 13
2011 989 984 1021 1013 953
2001 950 949 966 955 940

Literacy

Total about 7.3 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 3.8 lakh are male and about 3.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hubli-Dharwad is 87%. 91% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Hubli-Dharwad

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 3.3% 7.5%
2011 86.8% 91.1% 82.4%
2001 81.5% 87.8% 74.9%

Workers profile

Hubli-Dharwad has 35% (about 3.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 15% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hubli-Dharwad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.4% 31.6% 3.8% 64.6%
Male 55.3% 50.5% 4.9% 44.7%
Female 15.2% 12.5% 2.7% 84.8%