Someshwar Census Town, with population of about 24 thousand is Mangalore sub district's the most populous census town located in Mangalore sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Someshwar census town is 8 km2 and it is the 6th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2882 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Someshwar Ward No 01 and the population of Someshwar Ward No 01 is about 24 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Ullal which is within the census town. 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 356 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 about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (49%) are male and about 12 thousand (51%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Someshwar census town is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5121 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Someshwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,066 23,632 243 191 2,280
Male 11,830 11,636 104 90 1,165
Female 12,236 11,996 139 101 1,115

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 69% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 26% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 5% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1054 in Muslims are 999 and in Christians are 940.

Religion wise population 2011 - Someshwar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 24,066 16,707 6,142 1,199 2 8 6 1 1
Male 11,830 8,135 3,073 618 1 1 2 0 0
Female 12,236 8,572 3,069 581 1 7 4 1 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 19.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 20.8% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 18.7%. General caste population has increased by 18.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 145.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 180.9% and child population has decreased by -7.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Someshwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.7% 18.6% 145.5% 180.9% -7.6%
Male 18.7% 17.8% 85.7% 164.7% -7.2%
Female 20.8% 19.4% 223.3% 197.1% -7.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1034 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1031, in schedule caste is 1337 and in schedule tribe is 1122. There are 957 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Someshwar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 14 569 122 -7
2011 1034 1031 1337 1122 957
2001 1016 1017 768 1000 964

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Someshwar is 93%. 97% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Someshwar

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 1.3% 4.8%
2011 93.3% 96.7% 90.1%
2001 90.3% 95.4% 85.3%

Workers profile

Someshwar has 45% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 32% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Someshwar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44.8% 43.1% 1.7% 55.2%
Male 58.6% 56.5% 2.1% 41.4%
Female 31.5% 30.2% 1.3% 68.5%