Ramanagara District, with population of about 10.8 lakh is Karnataka's the 5th least populous district, located in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Ramanagara district is 3516 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 308 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Kanakapura is the most populous sub district with population of about 3.5 lakh and Magadi is the least populous sub district with population of about 2 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 10.8 lakh people, among them about 5.5 lakh (51%) are male and about 5.3 lakh (49%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ramanagara district is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.6 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 75% (about 8.1 lakh) live in Ramanagara District rural part and 25% (about 2.7 lakh) population live in the Ramanagara District urban part. Rural population density of Ramanagara district is 235 and urban population density is 6309 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ramanagara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,082,636 855,871 203,819 22,946 107,841
Male 548,008 433,777 102,612 11,619 54,963
Female 534,628 422,094 101,207 11,327 52,878

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Ramanagara

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Kanakapura 350877 Harohalli 13044 Ramanagara 95167
Ramanagara 266614 Honganur 7365 Channapatna 71942
Channapatna 261304 Malur 6308 Kanakapura 54014
Magadi 203841 Kodihalli 5373 Magadi 27605
Sathanur 4966 Bidadi 9917
Alahalli 4796 Kudur 9114
Banandur 4767
Nallahalli 4699
Mylanayakanahalli 4504
Marale Bekuppe 4455

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 978 in Muslims are 959.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ramanagara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,082,636 959,260 114,311 6,390 383 104 859 57 1,272
Male 548,008 485,046 58,341 3,200 226 46 461 22 666
Female 534,628 474,214 55,970 3,190 157 58 398 35 606

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -42.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -41.8% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of -43%. General caste population has decreased by -40.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -46%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -62.7% and child population has decreased by -52.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ramanagara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -42.5% -40.7% -46% -62.7% -52.2%
Male -43% -41.3% -46.5% -63.2% -52.7%
Female -41.8% -40% -45.5% -62.3% -51.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 976 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 973, in schedule caste is 986 and in schedule tribe is 975. There are 962 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ramanagara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 21 17 23 20
2011 976 973 986 975 962
2001 955 952 969 952 942

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Channapatna 1004 Thenginakallu State Forest 3000 Magadi 1001
Magadi 987 Gollahalli 2333 Kudur 995
Kanakapura 965 Somakkanamutta 2000 Channapatna 993
Ramanagara 954 Medanahalli 1571 Ramanagara 973
Mugguru Forest 1333 Kanakapura 963
Voddarapalya 1293 Bidadi 847
Basavenahalli 1276
Karagadahalli 1250
Belagavadi 1215
Sheetalavadi 1203

Literacy

Total about 6.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.8 lakh are male and about 3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ramanagara is 69%. 77% of male and 62% 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 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ramanagara

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 2.8% 6.5%
2011 69.2% 76.8% 61.5%
2001 64.7% 74% 55%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ramanagara 73 Marenahalli 100 Bidadi 88
Channapatna 70 Thenginakallu State Forest 100 Channapatna 85
Magadi 70 Thammenahalli 91 Kanakapura 81
Kanakapura 65 Gangenapura 91 Kudur 80
Kempapura 89 Ramanagara 80
Uddandahalli 88 Magadi 78
Baganigerekaval 87
Nelapatna 86
Tubarapalya 86
Kanakapura (Rural) 86

Workers profile

Ramanagara has 49% (about 5.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 35% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ramanagara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49.1% 42.4% 6.7% 50.9%
Male 62.8% 57% 5.8% 37.2%
Female 35% 27.4% 7.6% 65%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ramanagara