Moodabettu Census Town, with population of 5018 is Udupi sub district's the 5th least populous census town located in Udupi sub district of Udupi district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Moodabettu census town is 4 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1203 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Moodabettu Ward No 01 and the population of Moodabettu Ward No 01 is 5018.

Nearest railway station is Udupi which is 49 km far from here. Udupi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 49 km. District head quarter of the census town is Udupi which is 49 km away. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the census town and is 97 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 3620.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5018 people, among them 2383 (47%) are male and 2635 (53%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Moodabettu census town is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1214 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Moodabettu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,018 4,526 458 34 450
Male 2,383 2,145 221 17 238
Female 2,635 2,381 237 17 212

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 68% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 15% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1096 in Muslims are 964 and in Christians are 1330.

Religion wise population 2011 - Moodabettu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,018 3,419 829 762 0 2 3 0 3
Male 2,383 1,631 422 327 0 1 1 0 1
Female 2,635 1,788 407 435 0 1 2 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 5.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4738. Female population growth rate of the census town is 5.3% which is -1.3% lower than male population growth rate of 6.6%. General caste population has increased by 6.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -4.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 100% and child population has increased by 4.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Moodabettu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.9% 6.7% -4.2% 100% 4.2%
Male 6.6% 7.8% -6.4% 70% 6.7%
Female 5.3% 5.7% -2.1% 142.9% 1.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1106 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1110, in schedule caste is 1072 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 891 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 46 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Moodabettu

Total General SC ST Child
Change -13 -22 47 300 -46
2011 1106 1110 1072 1000 891
2001 1119 1132 1025 700 937

Literacy

Total 4254 people in the census town are literate, among them 2044 are male and 2210 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Moodabettu is 93%. 95% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Moodabettu

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 2.1% 5.9%
2011 93.1% 95.3% 91.2%
2001 89% 93.2% 85.3%

Workers profile

Moodabettu has 44% (2233) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 32% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Moodabettu

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44.5% 43.5% 1% 55.5%
Male 58.8% 58% 0.8% 41.2%
Female 31.5% 30.4% 1.2% 68.5%