Bangalore District Urban Part, with population of about 87.5 lakh is Karnataka's the most urban populous district, located in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Bangalore district urban part is 805 km2 and it is the biggest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 10872 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Anekal Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 1.7 lakh and Bangalore East Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of 8143.

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 87.5 lakh people, among them about 45.6 lakh (52%) are male and about 41.9 lakh (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bangalore district urban part is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 21.8 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Bangalore district urban part is 10872 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bangalore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,749,944 7,589,605 998,515 161,824 952,044
Male 4,558,405 3,968,195 505,986 84,224 490,040
Female 4,191,539 3,621,410 492,529 77,600 462,004

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 6% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 911 in Muslims are 928 and in Christians are 1019.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bangalore

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 8,749,944 6,921,602 1,207,602 481,839 12,724 5,210 82,429 487 38,051
Male 4,558,405 3,622,695 626,427 238,690 7,118 2,826 42,036 257 18,356
Female 4,191,539 3,298,907 581,175 243,149 5,606 2,384 40,393 230 19,695

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 51.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 57.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 53% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 50.9%. General caste population has increased by 50.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 51.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 138.2% and child population has increased by 41.9% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51.9% 50.7% 51.9% 138.2% 41.9%
Male 50.9% 49.9% 50.3% 136% 41.8%
Female 53% 51.7% 53.6% 140.6% 42%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 973 and in schedule tribe is 921. There are 943 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 12 20 17 2
2011 920 913 973 921 943
2001 907 901 953 904 941

Literacy

Total about 69.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 37.3 lakh are male and about 31.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bangalore is 89%. 92% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore

Total Male Female
Change 3.9% 2.6% 5.6%
2011 88.6% 91.7% 85.3%
2001 84.7% 89.1% 79.7%

Workers profile

Bangalore has 44% (about 38.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 24% 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 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bangalore

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.8% 40% 3.9% 56.2%
Male 61.8% 57.6% 4.3% 38.2%
Female 24.3% 20.8% 3.5% 75.7%