Mysore Municipal Corporation, with population of about 8.9 lakh is Mysore sub district's only municipal corporation located in Mysore sub district of Mysore district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Mysore municipal corporation is 113 km2. Population density of the city is 7917 persons per km2. There are 72 wards in the city, among them Mysore Ward No 54 is the most populous ward with population of about 32 thousand and Lingambudi (og) Ward No 71 (rural Mdds Code:618839) is the least populous ward with population of 277.

Nearest railway station is Mysore which is within the city. Mysore is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Mysore. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 141 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 660.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 34°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 8.9 lakh people, among them about 4.5 lakh (50%) are male and about 4.5 lakh (50%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mysore municipal corporation is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.1 lakh households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mysore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 893,062 748,120 102,195 42,747 85,346
Male 446,676 374,185 51,217 21,274 43,582
Female 446,386 373,935 50,978 21,473 41,764

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 18.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 20% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 16.5%. General caste population has increased by 16.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 54.3% and child population has increased by 2.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mysore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.2% 16.5% 19.4% 54.3% 2.8%
Male 16.5% 14.9% 16.8% 51.6% 2.5%
Female 20% 18.1% 22.2% 57.2% 3.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 999 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 999, in schedule caste is 995 and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 958 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mysore

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 27 44 35 6
2011 999 999 995 1009 958
2001 970 972 951 974 952

Literacy

Total about 7.1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 3.7 lakh are male and about 3.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mysore is 88%. 91% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mysore

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% 1.7% 4.1%
2011 87.7% 90.6% 84.7%
2001 84.8% 88.9% 80.6%

Workers profile

Mysore has 38% (about 3.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 18% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mysore

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.9% 33.5% 4.4% 62.1%
Male 57.3% 51.8% 5.5% 42.7%
Female 18.5% 15.2% 3.3% 81.5%