Nadsal Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Udupi sub district's the 2nd most populous census town located in Udupi sub district of Udupi district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Nadsal census town is 8 km2 and it is the 5th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1409 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Nadsal Ward No 01 and the population of Nadsal Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Udupi which is 63 km far from here. Udupi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 63 km. District head quarter of the census town is Udupi which is 63 km away. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the census town and is 378 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 about 12 thousand people, among them 5735 (49%) are male and 5876 (51%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nadsal census town is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2447 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nadsal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,611 10,598 907 106 1,129
Male 5,735 5,217 463 55 597
Female 5,876 5,381 444 51 532

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 67% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 32% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1026 in Muslims are 1019.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nadsal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,611 7,742 3,701 128 6 0 27 1 6
Male 5,735 3,821 1,833 58 5 0 15 1 2
Female 5,876 3,921 1,868 70 1 0 12 0 4

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 5.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 2.3% which is -7% lower than male population growth rate of 9.3%. General caste population has increased by 5.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.9% and child population has decreased by -3.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nadsal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.7% 5.3% 10.3% 3.9% -3.9%
Male 9.3% 9.6% 9.2% -11.3% -0.5%
Female 2.3% 1.5% 11.6% 27.5% -7.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1025 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1031, in schedule caste is 959 and in schedule tribe is 927. 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 70 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 67 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nadsal

Total General SC ST Child
Change -70 -84 20 282 -67
2011 1025 1031 959 927 891
2001 1095 1115 939 645 958

Literacy

Total 9892 people in the census town are literate, among them 4987 are male and 4905 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nadsal is 94%. 97% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nadsal

Total Male Female
Change 5.7% 2.9% 8.0%
2011 94.4% 97.1% 91.8%
2001 88.7% 94.2% 83.8%

Workers profile

Nadsal has 41% (4746) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 25% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nadsal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.9% 33.3% 7.5% 59.1%
Male 57.4% 46.7% 10.7% 42.6%
Female 24.7% 20.2% 4.5% 75.3%