Gulbarga Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 5.4 lakh is Gulbarga sub district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Gulbarga sub district of Gulbarga district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Gulbarga municipal corporation and out growth is 64 km2. Population density of the city is 8423 persons per km2. There are 58 wards in the city, among them Gulbarga Ward No 23 is the most populous ward with population of about 20 thousand and Rajapur (og) Ward No 57 (rural Mdds Code:620321) is the least populous ward with population of 434.

Nearest railway station is Gulbarga which is within the city. Gulbarga is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Gulbarga. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 585 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 776 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 15°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 5.4 lakh people, among them about 2.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 2.7 lakh (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gulbarga municipal corporation and out growth is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gulbarga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 543,147 450,953 82,020 10,174 69,666
Male 276,552 229,812 41,604 5,136 36,096
Female 266,595 221,141 40,416 5,038 33,570

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 60% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 37% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 962 in Muslims are 957 and in Not Stateds are 1162.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gulbarga

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 543,147 323,803 202,552 2,835 350 1,195 2,181 34 10,197
Male 276,552 165,024 103,502 1,393 180 613 1,103 21 4,716
Female 266,595 158,779 99,050 1,442 170 582 1,078 13 5,481

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 28.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 31.2% which is 5.2% higher than male population growth rate of 26%. General caste population has increased by 26.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 125.7% and child population has increased by 12% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gulbarga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28.5% 26.8% 31.5% 125.7% 12%
Male 26% 24.6% 27.5% 122.4% 10.7%
Female 31.2% 29.2% 35.8% 129.2% 13.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 981. There are 930 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gulbarga

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 34 58 29 22
2011 964 962 971 981 930
2001 926 928 913 952 908

Literacy

Total about 3.9 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.1 lakh are male and about 1.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gulbarga is 82%. 88% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gulbarga

Total Male Female
Change 6.0% 4.0% 8.5%
2011 82.2% 87.8% 76.4%
2001 76.2% 83.8% 67.9%

Workers profile

Gulbarga has 33% (about 1.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 16% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gulbarga

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33% 27.2% 5.7% 67%
Male 49.1% 42.2% 6.9% 50.9%
Female 16.2% 11.7% 4.6% 83.8%