Chikkaballapura District, with population of about 12.6 lakh is Karnataka's the 9th least populous district, located in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Chikkaballapura district is 4244 km2 and it is the 7th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 296 persons per km2. There are 6 sub districts in the district, among them Chintamani is the most populous sub district with population of about 3 lakh and Gudibanda is the least populous sub district with population of about 56 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 12.6 lakh people, among them about 6.4 lakh (51%) are male and about 6.2 lakh (49%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chikkaballapura district is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.8 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 78% (about 9.7 lakh) live in Chikkaballapura District rural part and 22% (about 2.8 lakh) population live in the Chikkaballapura District urban part. Rural population density of Chikkaballapura district is 233 and urban population density is 4904 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chikkaballapura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,255,104 786,052 312,565 156,487 132,286
Male 636,437 399,653 157,628 79,156 67,734
Female 618,667 386,399 154,937 77,331 64,552

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Chikkaballapura

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Chintamani 298070 Manchenahalli 7775 Chintamani 76068
Gauribidanur 290999 Hossur 6673 Chikkaballapura 63652
Sidlaghatta 214169 Kaiwara 6106 Sidlaghatta 51159
Chikkaballapura 212536 Hirebidanur 5815 Gauribidanur 37947
Bagepalli 183498 Jangamakote 5438 Bagepalli 27011
Gudibanda 55832 Thondebhavi 4791 Allipura 9930
Nagaragere 4776 Gudibanda 9441
Hudugur 4735 Chelur 5911
Idagur 4665
Chakavelu 4422

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 972 in Muslims are 973.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chikkaballapura

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,255,104 1,100,131 147,810 4,684 264 85 975 77 1,078
Male 636,437 557,943 74,905 2,307 135 48 501 42 556
Female 618,667 542,188 72,905 2,377 129 37 474 35 522

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -50.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -50.5% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of -50.5%. General caste population has decreased by -52.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -53.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -23.9% and child population has decreased by -60.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chikkaballapura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -50.5% -52.6% -53.5% -23.9% -60.7%
Male -50.5% -52.6% -53.4% -24.1% -60.6%
Female -50.5% -52.6% -53.5% -23.8% -60.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 967, in schedule caste is 983 and in schedule tribe is 977. 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chikkaballapura

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 0 -2 4 -6
2011 972 967 983 977 953
2001 972 967 985 973 959

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Gudibanda 988 Kammaravaripalli 2667 Gudibanda 1046
Chintamani 979 Obalenahalli 2333 Chelur 1011
Gauribidanur 979 Nagireddihalli 2000 Gauribidanur 1011
Bagepalli 975 Billappavanagenahalli 1500 Chintamani 984
Sidlaghatta 966 H.Kurubarahalli 1455 Chikkaballapura 981
Chikkaballapura 952 Nasakuntahalli 1429 Sidlaghatta 963
Beedalahalli 1412 Bagepalli 943
Lakkanayakanahalli 1400 Allipura 940
Jogireddyhalli 1375
Gollapalli 1354

Literacy

Total about 7.8 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 4.4 lakh are male and about 3.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chikkaballapura is 70%. 78% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chikkaballapura

Total Male Female
Change 7.0% 4.5% 9.4%
2011 69.8% 77.7% 61.6%
2001 62.8% 73.2% 52.2%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Chikkaballapura 74 Kammaravaripalli 100 Gauribidanur 85
Chintamani 72 Chapparadahalli 100 Chikkaballapura 84
Gauribidanur 70 Marimakalahalli 100 Chintamani 84
Sidlaghatta 69 Marthammanahalli 100 Allipura 83
Gudibanda 65 Amani Poornasagarakere 100 Bagepalli 82
Bagepalli 62 Chikkamuddenahalli 100 Sidlaghatta 74
Ampalli 98 Gudibanda 74
Thumukalahalli 98 Chelur 74
Babenahalli 96
Thirumalapura 94

Workers profile

Chikkaballapura has 51% (about 6.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 41% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chikkaballapura

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51% 42.7% 8.3% 49%
Male 60.4% 53.6% 6.8% 39.6%
Female 41.3% 31.4% 9.9% 58.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Chikkaballapura

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Vasanthapura 33.4 Chintamani 14.6
Yerramaranahalli 29.4 Allipura 13.5
Gorthipalli 21.2 Chikkaballapura 9.2
Chakavelu 21 Gauribidanur 7
Kethenahalli 18.7 Chelur 6.5
Hudugur 17.9 Sidlaghatta 3.6
Ankanagondi 17.4 Bagepalli 2.3
Joolapalya 17.1 Gudibanda 0.6
Idagur 16.6
Dandiganahalli 16.4