Bangalore Rural District, with population of about 9.9 lakh is Karnataka's the 2nd least populous district, located in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Bangalore Rural district is 2298 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 431 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Dod Ballapur is the most populous sub district with population of about 3 lakh and Devanahalli is the least populous sub district with population of about 2.1 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 9.9 lakh people, among them about 5.1 lakh (51%) are male and about 4.8 lakh (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bangalore Rural district is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.3 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 73% (about 7.2 lakh) live in Bangalore Rural District rural part and 27% (about 2.7 lakh) population live in the Bangalore Rural District urban part. Rural population density of Bangalore Rural district is 324 and urban population density is 3926 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bangalore Rural

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 990,923 724,320 213,700 52,903 107,062
Male 509,172 374,601 107,424 27,147 54,908
Female 481,751 349,719 106,276 25,756 52,154

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Bangalore Rural

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Dod Ballapur 299594 Sulibele 9587 Dod Ballapur 93105
Hosakote 270818 Thyamagondlu 8160 Dod Ballapur 84642
Nelamangala 210889 Basavanahalli 6428 Hosakote 56980
Devanahalli 209622 Budigere 6109 Nelamangala 37232
Palanjogihalli 5783 Vijayapura 34866
Vajarahalli 5637 Devanahalli 28051
Sompura 4336 Arasinakunte 10567
Visveswarapura 4196 Basettihalli 7943
Samethanahalli 4102
Kanugondanahalli 3931

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 947 in Muslims are 935.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bangalore Rural

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 990,923 890,429 92,252 5,368 389 272 1,045 85 1,083
Male 509,172 457,394 47,681 2,556 219 137 546 51 588
Female 481,751 433,035 44,571 2,812 170 135 499 34 495

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -47.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -47.6% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of -47.1%. General caste population has decreased by -49.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -43.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -14.1% and child population has decreased by -52.5% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore Rural

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -47.3% -49.8% -43.4% -14.1% -52.5%
Male -47.1% -49.3% -44% -13.9% -52.7%
Female -47.6% -50.3% -42.8% -14.2% -52.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 946 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 934, in schedule caste is 989 and in schedule tribe is 949. There are 950 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore Rural

Total General SC ST Child
Change -9 -18 20 -3 8
2011 946 934 989 949 950
2001 955 952 969 952 942

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bangalore Rural

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Nelamangala 962 Jadigenahalli Plantation 5000 Nelamangala 976
Dod Ballapur 951 Vijayapura 2667 Vijayapura 966
Devanahalli 944 Krishnarajapura 1667 Devanahalli 961
Hosakote 930 Vadigehalli 1512 Dod Ballapur 959
Dasanapura 1500 Dod Ballapur 955
Karahalli Amanikere 1500 Arasinakunte 949
Thimmapura 1455 Hosakote 947
Iregenahalli 1375 Basettihalli 724
Bandaramanahalli 1333
Kachipuradakambada Beedu 1286

Literacy

Total about 6.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.9 lakh are male and about 3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bangalore Rural is 78%. 85% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bangalore Rural

Total Male Female
Change 13.2% 10.8% 15.6%
2011 77.9% 84.8% 70.6%
2001 64.7% 74% 55%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bangalore Rural

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nelamangala 79 Thatamachanahalli Amanikere 100 Basettihalli 91
Dod Ballapur 78 Kolipura 100 Nelamangala 90
Hosakote 78 Narasipalya 100 Arasinakunte 89
Devanahalli 77 Southegowdanahalli 100 Hosakote 86
Vijayapura 100 Dod Ballapur 85
Venkateshpura 100 Dod Ballapur 85
K.Settihalli 99 Vijayapura 81
K.G. Sastry Palya 97 Devanahalli 81
Palya 96
Mylanahalli 95

Workers profile

Bangalore Rural has 46% (about 4.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 30% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bangalore Rural

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.4% 39.4% 7.1% 53.6%
Male 62% 55.5% 6.5% 38%
Female 30% 22.3% 7.6% 70%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bangalore Rural

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Banavathi 14.8 Devanahalli 15.9
Aroodi 13.5 Vijayapura 14.6
Cheelenahalli 11.3 Hosakote 14.3
Nandagudi 8.6 Dod Ballapur 13.5
Hulikunte 8.5 Dod Ballapur 13.5
Hiremuddenahalli 8.5 Arasinakunte 5.4
Melinanaikaradahalli 8.3 Nelamangala 2.9
Dodda Amanikere 7.9 Basettihalli 2
Halenijagal 7.7
Kodihalli 7.7