Mulur Census Town, with population of 5445 is Mangalore sub district's the 4th least populous census town located in Mangalore sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Mulur census town is 5 km2 and it is the 6th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1055 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Mulur Ward No 01 and the population of Mulur Ward No 01 is 5445.

Nearest railway station is Mangalore which is 16 km far from here. Mangalore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 16 km. District head quarter of the census town is Mangalore which is 16 km away. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the census town and is 345 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2841.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5445 people, among them 2452 (45%) are male and 2993 (55%) are female. 95% 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 Mulur census town is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1125 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mulur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,445 5,178 224 43 526
Male 2,452 2,334 99 19 267
Female 2,993 2,844 125 24 259

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 61% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 28% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 11% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1207 in Muslims are 1079 and in Christians are 1775.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mulur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,445 3,304 1,520 616 0 0 5 0 0
Male 2,452 1,497 731 222 0 0 2 0 0
Female 2,993 1,807 789 394 0 0 3 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 7.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5056. Female population growth rate of the census town is 9.8% which is 4.5% higher than male population growth rate of 5.3%. General caste population has increased by 6.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 35.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -8.5% and child population has decreased by -9.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mulur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.7% 6.9% 35.8% -8.5% -9.2%
Male 5.3% 5.3% 20.7% -36.7% -7.9%
Female 9.8% 8.3% 50.6% 41.2% -10.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1221 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1219, in schedule caste is 1263 and in schedule tribe is 1263. There are 970 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 increased by 50 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mulur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 50 34 251 696 -27
2011 1221 1219 1263 1263 970
2001 1171 1185 1012 567 997

Literacy

Total 4446 people in the census town are literate, among them 2046 are male and 2400 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mulur is 90%. 94% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mulur

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 4.2% 7.8%
2011 90.4% 93.6% 87.8%
2001 84.3% 89.4% 80%

Workers profile

Mulur has 47% (2557) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 36% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mulur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47% 46.2% 0.7% 53%
Male 60.6% 59.5% 1.1% 39.4%
Female 35.8% 35.3% 0.5% 64.2%