Narasimharajapura Taluka, with population of about 66 thousand is Chikmagalur district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Chikmagalur district of the state Karnataka in India. There are 57 villages in the sub district, among them B.Kanabur is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Haledanivasa is the least populous village with population of 76. Byrapura is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 39 km2 and Honnekudige is the smallest with 3 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 66 thousand people, among them about 32 thousand (49%) are male and about 34 thousand (51%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Narasimharajapura taluka is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 17 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 89% (about 59 thousand) live in Narasimharajapura Sub District rural part and 11% (7458) population live in the Narasimharajapura Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Narasimharajapura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 66,090 52,634 11,359 2,097 6,404
Male 32,449 25,870 5,549 1,030 3,290
Female 33,641 26,764 5,810 1,067 3,114

Most populated Villages and Cities in Narasimharajapura

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
B.Kanabur 11137 Narasimharajapura 7458
Karekeshwara 2651
Muthinakoppa 2382
Nagalapura 2248
Bannur 2240
Magundi 2143
Kadahinabylu 1744
Haravari 1590
Hiluvalli 1505
Aduvalli 1430

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 12% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1040 in Muslims are 1062 and in Christians are 1001.

Religion wise population 2011 - Narasimharajapura

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 66,090 50,315 7,779 7,754 13 3 199 0 27
Male 32,449 24,667 3,773 3,876 10 3 110 0 10
Female 33,641 25,648 4,006 3,878 3 0 89 0 17

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 0.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 66 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 1.7% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of -0.3%. General caste population has decreased by -1.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -2.5% and child population has decreased by -25.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Narasimharajapura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.7% -1.8% 14.6% -2.5% -25.3%
Male -0.3% -2.8% 13.7% -3.9% -22.1%
Female 1.7% -0.8% 15.4% -1% -28.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1037 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1035, in schedule caste is 1047 and in schedule tribe is 1036. There are 947 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 82 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Narasimharajapura

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 21 15 30 -82
2011 1037 1035 1047 1036 947
2001 1016 1014 1032 1006 1029

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Narasimharajapura

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Mensur 1294 Narasimharajapura 996
Hathbur 1251
Haledanivasa 1235
Bilalkoppa 1164
Handur 1160
Mallandaru 1146
Sankse 1111
Shedagaru 1111
Madaboor 1111
Kamalapura 1109

Literacy

Total about 50 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 26 thousand are male and about 24 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Narasimharajapura is 83%. 88% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Narasimharajapura

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 4.9% 8.2%
2011 83.3% 88% 78.8%
2001 76.8% 83.1% 70.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Narasimharajapura

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Mensur 91 Narasimharajapura 91
Muthinakoppa 91
Bale 90
Echikere 90
Honnekudige 89
Konodi 89
Kolale 87
Varkate 86
Halsur 86
Kadahinabylu 86

Workers profile

Narasimharajapura has 48% (about 32 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 34% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Narasimharajapura

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48.3% 44.7% 3.6% 51.7%
Male 63.4% 60.5% 2.9% 36.6%
Female 33.7% 29.4% 4.3% 66.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Narasimharajapura

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Byrapura 38.5 Narasimharajapura 1.7
Dandubittahara 30.1
Alehalli 29.6
Karekeshwara 29.2
Aduvalli 26.4
Nandigave 23.8
Madaboor 20.9
B.Kanabur 20.3
Halsur 20.2
Sarya 19.5