Bagalkot District, with population of about 18.9 lakh is Karnataka's the 11th most populous district, located in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Bagalkot district is 6552 km2 and it is the 12th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 288 persons per km2. There are 6 sub districts in the district, among them Jamkhandi is the most populous sub district with population of about 4.7 lakh and Bilgi is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.6 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 18.9 lakh people, among them about 9.5 lakh (50%) are male and about 9.4 lakh (50%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bagalkot district is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3.6 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 68% (about 12.9 lakh) live in Bagalkot District rural part and 32% (about 6 lakh) population live in the Bagalkot District urban part. Rural population density of Bagalkot district is 203 and urban population density is 3268 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bagalkot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,889,752 1,473,400 319,149 97,203 271,908
Male 950,111 743,506 158,135 48,470 140,551
Female 939,641 729,894 161,014 48,733 131,357

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Bagalkot

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Jamkhandi 470176 Belagali 17460 Bagalkot 111933
Badami 330860 Kaladgi 13676 Rabkavi Banhatti 77004
Hungund 321338 Lokapur 12790 Jamkhandi 68938
Mudhol 285915 Sirur 12623 Ilkal 60242
Bagalkot 285114 Savalagi 12506 Mudhol 52199
Bilgi 160294 Shirol 12171 Mahalingpur 36055
Chimmad 10839 Guledgudda 33382
Sulibhavi 10176 Badami 30943
Hunnur 9771 Terdal 26088
Konnur 8989 Hungund 20877

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 990 in Muslims are 985 and in Jains are 947.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bagalkot

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,889,752 1,634,229 219,991 3,433 443 412 25,198 166 5,880
Male 950,111 821,159 110,826 1,709 231 230 12,939 73 2,944
Female 939,641 813,070 109,165 1,724 212 182 12,259 93 2,936

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 14.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 14.9% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 13.9%. General caste population has increased by 11.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 21.2% and child population has increased by 2.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bagalkot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.4% 11.5% 27.4% 21.2% 2.7%
Male 13.9% 11% 27.5% 20.7% 2.9%
Female 14.9% 12.1% 27.2% 21.8% 2.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 989 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 982, in schedule caste is 1018 and in schedule tribe is 1005. There are 935 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bagalkot

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 10 -3 9 -5
2011 989 982 1018 1005 935
2001 980 972 1021 996 940

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bagalkot

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Mudhol 1000 Haradolli 4000 Gudur 1035
Bilgi 1000 Jakanur 1282 Jamkhandi 1031
Bagalkot 991 Valakaladinni 1239 Bilgi 1021
Hungund 987 Yankanchi 1213 Guledgudda 1007
Badami 984 Gopsani 1179 Mudhol 1003
Jamkhandi 983 Hebbal 1168 Badami 991
Chikkanasabi 1165 Ilkal 990
Gubberakoppa 1154 Kerur 987
Hadagali 1154 Bagalkot 985
Beerkabbi 1148 Terdal 980

Literacy

Total about 11.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 6.4 lakh are male and about 4.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bagalkot is 69%. 79% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bagalkot

Total Male Female
Change 11.5% 8.3% 14.8%
2011 68.8% 79.2% 58.4%
2001 57.3% 70.9% 43.6%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bagalkot

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bagalkot 74 Haradolli 100 Bagalkot 85
Hungund 70 Hungund (Rural) 88 Badami 82
Badami 68 Badami (Rural) * 87 Guledgudda 80
Jamkhandi 68 Yadahalli 86 Hungund 80
Mudhol 65 Govanaki 82 Jamkhandi 79
Bilgi 65 Asangi 81 Ilkal 79
Gaddankeri 81 Mudhol 78
Gudadinni 81 Mahalingpur 77
Hirebadawadgi 81 Bilgi 77
Sangam 80 Aminagad 75

Workers profile

Bagalkot has 43% (about 8.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 33% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bagalkot

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.3% 35.8% 7.5% 56.7%
Male 53.8% 47.9% 5.9% 46.2%
Female 32.6% 23.5% 9.1% 67.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bagalkot

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Sirur 72.7 Bagalkot 49.1
Bevoor 51.1 Gudur 21.9
Tungal 50.2 Kamatgi 18.3
Jamkhandi (Rural) 50.2 Aminagad 15.9
Halagali 49.5 Rabkavi Banhatti 13.1
Kandgal 49.4 Ilkal 11.8
Gothe 49.3 Mahalingpur 9.8
Todalbagi 47.9 Jamkhandi 9.4
Savalagi 47.6 Terdal 6.7
Terdal (Rural) 45.8 Hungund 6