Bangalore District, with population of about 96.2 lakh is Karnataka's the most populous district, located in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Bangalore district is 2196 km2 and it is the smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 4381 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Anekal is the most populous sub district with population of about 5.2 lakh and Bangalore East is the least populous sub district with population of about 1 lakh.

There is only one city in the district that comes under the district administration which is Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Municipal Corporation and Out Growth.

Demographics

The district is home to about 96.2 lakh people, among them about 50.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 46 lakh (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bangalore district is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 23.9 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 91% (about 87.5 lakh) live in Bangalore District urban part and 9% (about 8.7 lakh) population live in the Bangalore District rural part. Rural population density of Bangalore district is 627 and urban population density is 10872 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bangalore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,621,551 8,232,927 1,198,385 190,239 1,052,837
Male 5,022,661 4,315,772 607,725 99,164 541,656
Female 4,598,890 3,917,155 590,660 91,075 511,181

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Bangalore

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Anekal 517575 Thirupalya 14762 Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike 8495492
Bangalore North 352420 Kaggalipura 12452 Anekal 44260
Bangalore South 205274 Bagalur 10320 Hebbagodi 34827
Bangalore East 102607 Kammasandra 9912 Konappana Agrahara 20622
Veerasandra 9190 Attibele 20532
Madavara 8742 Jigani 17036
Kachohalli 8347 Bommasandra 15254
Hesaraghatta 8166 Chikkabanavara 14409
Bannerughatta 8054 Hunasamaranahalli 13389
Agara 7758 Dommasandra 12610

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 5% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 907 in Muslims are 925 and in Christians are 1017

Religion wise population 2011 - Bangalore

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 9,621,551 7,725,070 1,248,294 504,863 13,254 5,531 83,090 498 40,951
Male 5,022,661 4,051,032 648,328 250,360 7,436 3,007 42,383 261 19,854
Female 4,598,890 3,674,038 599,966 254,503 5,818 2,524 40,707 237 21,097

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 47.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 65.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 47.8% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 46.6%. General caste population has increased by 47%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 121.2% and child population has increased by 36.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 47.2% 47% 40.8% 121.2% 36.3%
Male 46.6% 46.5% 39.7% 120.5% 36.2%
Female 47.8% 47.6% 42% 121.9% 36.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 916 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, in schedule caste is 972 and in schedule tribe is 918. There are 944 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 7 16 5 1
2011 916 908 972 918 944
2001 908 901 956 913 943

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Literacy

Total about 75.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 40.8 lakh are male and about 34.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bangalore is 88%. 91% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore

Total Male Female
Change 4.7% 3.1% 6.5%
2011 87.7% 91% 84%
2001 83% 87.9% 77.5%

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Workers profile

Bangalore has 44% (about 42.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 25% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bangalore

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44.1% 40.1% 4% 55.9%
Male 62% 57.6% 4.4% 38%
Female 24.6% 21% 3.6% 75.4%

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