Chikkabanavara Census Town, with population of about 14 thousand is Bangalore North sub district's the most populous census town located in Bangalore North sub district of Bangalore district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Chikkabanavara census town is 2 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 6320 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chikkabanavara Ward No 01 and the population of Chikkabanavara Ward No 01 is about 14 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Chikkabanavara which is within the census town. Bangalore North is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 15 km. District head quarter of the census town is Bangalore which is 15 km away. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the census town and is 15 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 808.44 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 7514 (52%) are male and 6895 (48%) are female. 91% 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 Chikkabanavara census town is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3562 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chikkabanavara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,409 13,155 1,005 249 1,680
Male 7,514 6,896 497 121 859
Female 6,895 6,259 508 128 821

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% 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 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 919 in Muslims are 918 and in Christians are 803.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chikkabanavara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 14,409 11,627 2,399 339 15 4 17 1 7
Male 7,514 6,058 1,251 188 8 2 5 0 2
Female 6,895 5,569 1,148 151 7 2 12 1 5

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 175.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5229. Female population growth rate of the census town is 166.3% which is -18.3% lower than male population growth rate of 184.6%. General caste population has increased by 200.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 441.3% and child population has increased by 131.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chikkabanavara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 175.6% 200.1% 25.6% 441.3% 131.7%
Male 184.6% 209.9% 25.8% 505% 142%
Female 166.3% 190% 25.4% 392.3% 121.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, in schedule caste is 1022 and in schedule tribe is 1058. There are 956 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 63 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 86 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chikkabanavara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -63 -62 -3 -242 -86
2011 918 908 1022 1058 956
2001 981 970 1025 1300 1042

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 6104 are male and 5040 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chikkabanavara is 88%. 92% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chikkabanavara

Total Male Female
Change 6.6% 5.3% 7.9%
2011 87.5% 91.7% 83%
2001 80.9% 86.4% 75.1%

Workers profile

Chikkabanavara has 38% (5498) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 18% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chikkabanavara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.2% 36.1% 2% 61.8%
Male 56.6% 54.3% 2.2% 43.4%
Female 18.1% 16.3% 1.8% 81.9%