Mangalore Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 5 lakh is Mangalore sub district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Mangalore sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Mangalore municipal corporation and out growth is 152 km2. Population density of the city is 3289 persons per km2. There are 64 wards in the city, among them Mangalore Ward No 18 is the most populous ward with population of about 12 thousand and Padushedde (og) Ward No 64 (rural Mdds Code:617524) is the least populous ward with population of 813.

Nearest railway station is Mangalore which is within the city. Mangalore is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Mangalore. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 350 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 2841.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 5 lakh people, among them about 2.5 lakh (50%) are male and about 2.5 lakh (50%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mangalore municipal corporation and out growth is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.2 lakh households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mangalore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 499,487 470,460 21,618 7,409 44,381
Male 247,903 233,574 10,585 3,744 22,859
Female 251,584 236,886 11,033 3,665 21,522

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 69% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 13% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 993 in Muslims are 971 and in Christians are 1218.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mangalore

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 499,487 344,573 86,916 65,685 384 235 1,071 11 612
Male 247,903 172,885 44,108 29,615 252 96 561 8 378
Female 251,584 171,688 42,808 36,070 132 139 510 3 234

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 25% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 26.5% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 23.6%. General caste population has increased by 24%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 86.7% and child population has increased by 9.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mangalore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25% 24% 33% 86.7% 9.5%
Male 23.6% 22.6% 31.4% 80.3% 10.5%
Female 26.5% 25.4% 34.5% 93.6% 8.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1015 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014, in schedule caste is 1042 and in schedule tribe is 979. There are 942 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mangalore

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 23 24 67 -18
2011 1015 1014 1042 979 942
2001 992 991 1018 912 960

Literacy

Total about 4.3 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.2 lakh are male and about 2.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mangalore 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 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mangalore

Total Male Female
Change 2.7% 1.2% 4.1%
2011 93.7% 96% 91.3%
2001 91% 94.8% 87.2%

Workers profile

Mangalore has 42% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 26% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mangalore

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.7% 38.8% 3% 58.3%
Male 58.1% 54.7% 3.4% 41.9%
Female 25.7% 23.2% 2.5% 74.3%