Bangalore District Rural Part, with population of about 8.7 lakh is Karnataka's the 8th least rural populous district, located in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Bangalore district rural part is 1391 km2 and it is the smallest rural district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 627 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Anekal Rural is the most populous sub district with rural population of about 3.5 lakh and Bangalore East Rural is the least populous sub district with rural population of about 94 thousand.

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 8.7 lakh people, among them about 4.6 lakh (53%) are male and about 4.1 lakh (47%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bangalore district rural part is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.1 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Rural population density of Bangalore district rural part is 627 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bangalore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 871,607 643,322 199,870 28,415 100,793
Male 464,256 347,577 101,739 14,940 51,616
Female 407,351 295,745 98,131 13,475 49,177

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 876 in Muslims are 858 and in Christians are 973.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bangalore

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 871,607 803,468 40,692 23,024 530 321 661 11 2,900
Male 464,256 428,337 21,901 11,670 318 181 347 4 1,498
Female 407,351 375,131 18,791 11,354 212 140 314 7 1,402

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 12.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 9.8% which is -4.5% lower than male population growth rate of 14.3%. General caste population has increased by 13.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 57.2% and child population has decreased by -0.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.2% 13.8% 3.2% 57.2% -0.7%
Male 14.3% 16.5% 3.3% 61% -0.7%
Female 9.8% 10.8% 3.2% 53.2% -0.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 877 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 851, in schedule caste is 965 and in schedule tribe is 902. There are 953 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore

Total General SC ST Child
Change -36 -44 -1 -46 0
2011 877 851 965 902 953
2001 913 895 966 948 953

Literacy

Total about 6 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.5 lakh are male and about 2.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bangalore is 78%. 85% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore

Total Male Female
Change 8.0% 5.7% 10.1%
2011 78.2% 84.5% 70.9%
2001 70.2% 78.8% 60.8%

Workers profile

Bangalore has 47% (about 4.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 28% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bangalore

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.2% 41.6% 5.6% 52.8%
Male 64% 58.1% 5.9% 36%
Female 28% 22.8% 5.3% 72%