Koppa Taluka, with population of about 85 thousand is Chikmagalur district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Chikmagalur district of the state Karnataka in India. There are 80 villages in the sub district, among them Harandur is the most populous village with population of 4528 and Heggadde is the least populous village with population of 8. Kallugudde is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 21 km2 and Herthanakudige is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Koppa Town Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 85 thousand people, among them about 42 thousand (49%) are male and about 43 thousand (51%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Koppa taluka is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 94% (about 80 thousand) live in Koppa Sub District rural part and 6% (4993) population live in the Koppa Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Koppa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 84,882 62,842 17,676 4,364 7,307
Male 41,746 30,896 8,705 2,145 3,633
Female 43,136 31,946 8,971 2,219 3,674

Most populated Villages and Cities in Koppa

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Harandur 4528 Koppa 4993
Koppa (Rural) 4364
Jayapura 3454
Bintravalli 3029
Hariharapura 2456
Chavalamane 2206
Yelemadalu 2117
Herur 2022
Adigebylu 1943
Devagodu 1935

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1033 in Muslims are 1035 and in Christians are 1049.

Religion wise population 2011 - Koppa

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 84,882 74,276 6,657 3,575 6 2 338 0 28
Male 41,746 36,542 3,271 1,745 2 1 173 0 12
Female 43,136 37,734 3,386 1,830 4 1 165 0 16

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -3.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 88 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -1.4% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of -5.2%. General caste population has decreased by -6.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.8% and child population has decreased by -28.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Koppa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3.3% -6.9% 9.8% 4.8% -28.9%
Male -5.2% -8.5% 7.3% 0.8% -31.4%
Female -1.4% -5.3% 12.3% 8.9% -26.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1033 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1034, in schedule caste is 1031 and in schedule tribe is 1034. There are 1011 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 71 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Koppa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 35 46 76 71
2011 1033 1034 1031 1034 1011
2001 994 999 985 958 940

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Koppa

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Udana 1429 Koppa 1031
Honagaru 1323
Belawadi 1299
Herambapura 1259
Shirakaradi 1250
Kumbarkoppa 1193
Tanudi 1165
Thammadavalli 1128
Asagodu 1120
Kesave 1115

Literacy

Total about 65 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 34 thousand are male and about 31 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Koppa is 83%. 89% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Koppa

Total Male Female
Change 5.0% 3.5% 6.7%
2011 83.3% 88.9% 77.9%
2001 78.3% 85.4% 71.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Koppa

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Heggadde 100 Koppa 95
Herthanakudige 98
Devarahalli 97
Belawadi 94
Yadadanti 92
Kuppali 91
Huligaradi 90
Devagodu 90
Chavalamane 89
Hillikere 89

Workers profile

Koppa has 48% (about 41 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 33% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Koppa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48.1% 43% 5.2% 51.9%
Male 63.3% 57.9% 5.4% 36.7%
Female 33.5% 28.6% 4.9% 66.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Koppa

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kallugudde 21.1 Koppa 2
Megur 18
Adigebylu 17.7
Devagodu 15.9
Herur 15.9
Kelakuli 15.4
Gunavanthe 14.2
Hosuru 14
Yelemadalu 13.3
Byredevaru 13.2