Udupi City Municipal Council, with population of about 1.3 lakh is Udupi sub district's only city municipal council located in Udupi sub district of Udupi district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Udupi city municipal council is 76 km2. Population density of the city is 1651 persons per km2. There are 41 wards in the city, among them Udupi Ward No 20 is the most populous ward with population of 5689 and Udupi Ward No 17 is the least populous ward with population of 500.

Nearest railway station is Udupi which is within the city. Udupi is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Udupi. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 407 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 3400 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.3 lakh people, among them about 62 thousand (49%) are male and about 63 thousand (51%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Udupi city municipal council is 8%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 30 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Udupi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 125,306 112,207 6,572 6,527 10,602
Male 61,969 55,516 3,225 3,228 5,503
Female 63,337 56,691 3,347 3,299 5,099

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 10.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 10.7% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 10.9%. General caste population has increased by 8.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 39.6% and child population has increased by 5.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Udupi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.8% 8.8% 24.7% 39.6% 5.7%
Male 10.9% 8.9% 23.3% 39.8% 7.3%
Female 10.7% 8.6% 26.1% 39.4% 4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1022 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1021, in schedule caste is 1038 and in schedule tribe is 1022. There are 927 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Udupi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 -3 23 -3 -29
2011 1022 1021 1038 1022 927
2001 1024 1024 1015 1025 956

Literacy

Total about 1.1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 54 thousand are male and about 53 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Udupi is 94%. 96% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Udupi

Total Male Female
Change 2.0% 1.0% 3.0%
2011 93.5% 95.9% 91.2%
2001 91.5% 94.9% 88.2%

Workers profile

Udupi has 41% (about 51 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 22% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Udupi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.5% 38% 2.6% 59.5%
Male 59% 55.6% 3.4% 41%
Female 22.4% 20.7% 1.8% 77.6%