Koppa Town Panchayat, with population of 4993 is Koppa sub district's only town panchayat located in Koppa sub district of Chikmagalur district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Koppa town panchayat is 2 km2. Population density of the city is 2509 persons per km2. There are 11 wards in the city, among them Koppa Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 641 and Koppa Ward No 10 is the least populous ward with population of 258.

Nearest railway station is Shimoga which is 70 km far from here. Koppa is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Chikmagalur which is 95 km away. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 310 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 2729 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 32°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 4993 people, among them 2459 (49%) are male and 2534 (51%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Koppa town panchayat is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1331 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Koppa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,993 4,570 346 77 444
Male 2,459 2,242 178 39 221
Female 2,534 2,328 168 38 223

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 19% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 6% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1021 in Muslims are 969 and in Christians are 1421.

Religion wise population 2011 - Koppa

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,993 3,729 941 305 0 1 16 0 1
Male 2,459 1,845 478 126 0 1 8 0 1
Female 2,534 1,884 463 179 0 0 8 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -2.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5113. Female population growth rate of the city is 0.4% which is 5.4% higher than male population growth rate of -5%. General caste population has decreased by -3.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 48.1% and child population has decreased by -17.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Koppa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2.3% -3.8% 11.6% 48.1% -17.8%
Male -5% -7.2% 24.5% 30% -22.7%
Female 0.4% -0.3% 0.6% 72.7% -12.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1031 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1038, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 974. There are 1009 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 55 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 121 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Koppa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 55 71 -224 241 121
2011 1031 1038 944 974 1009
2001 976 967 1168 733 888

Literacy

Total 4313 people in the city are literate, among them 2163 are male and 2150 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Koppa is 95%. 97% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Koppa

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 3.6% 7.3%
2011 94.8% 96.6% 93%
2001 89.4% 93% 85.7%

Workers profile

Koppa has 41% (2026) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 20% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Koppa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.6% 36.4% 4.2% 59.4%
Male 61.6% 56.6% 5% 38.4%
Female 20.2% 16.8% 3.4% 79.8%