Mudigere Taluka, with population of about 1.3 lakh is Chikmagalur district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Chikmagalur district of the state Karnataka in India. There are 139 villages in the sub district, among them Kalasa is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Guddada Estate is the least populous village with population of 6. Samse is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 153 km2 and Karadagodu is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Mudigere Town Panchayat; and Kudremukh Notified Area Council.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.3 lakh people, among them about 63 thousand (49%) are male and about 65 thousand (51%) are female. 64% 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 Mudigere taluka is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 32 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 91% (about 1.2 lakh) live in Mudigere Sub District rural part and 9% (about 12 thousand) population live in the Mudigere Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mudigere

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 128,134 81,434 31,743 14,957 11,986
Male 63,102 40,431 15,412 7,259 6,029
Female 65,032 41,003 16,331 7,698 5,957

Most populated Villages and Cities in Mudigere

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kalasa 11198 Mudigere 9677
Samse 5064 Kudremukh 2241
Bilagola 3307
Hesagal 3237
Banakal 3231
Gonibeedu 2941
Coove 2753
Marasanige 2679
Hornadu 2568
Daradahalli 2463

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1040 in Muslims are 980 and in Christians are 975

Religion wise population 2011 - Mudigere

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 128,134 109,367 11,797 4,604 23 25 2,257 0 61
Male 63,102 53,614 5,957 2,331 10 15 1,144 0 31
Female 65,032 55,753 5,840 2,273 13 10 1,113 0 30

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -9.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -7.9% which is 3% higher than male population growth rate of -10.9%. General caste population has decreased by -13.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -7.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.1% and child population has decreased by -33% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mudigere

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -9.4% -13.6% -7.5% 16.1% -33%
Male -10.9% -14.9% -9% 14% -34.1%
Female -7.9% -12.1% -6.1% 18.1% -31.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1031 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014, in schedule caste is 1060 and in schedule tribe is 1060. There are 988 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 33 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mudigere

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 32 33 37 33
2011 1031 1014 1060 1060 988
2001 996 982 1027 1023 955

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Mudigere

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Abrugodige Estate 1450 Mudigere 1022
Byduvalli Estate 1429 Kudremukh 944
Karadagodu 1333
G.Hanumanahalli 1317
Kenjige 1309
Kademadkal 1277
Gutti 1230
Kenjige Estate 1227
Kellur 1223
Mudasasi 1201

Literacy

Total about 90 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 48 thousand are male and about 42 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mudigere is 77%. 84% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mudigere

Total Male Female
Change 8.5% 6.9% 10.2%
2011 77.3% 83.8% 71.1%
2001 68.8% 76.9% 60.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Mudigere

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Guddada Estate 100 Mudigere 92
Sangamapura 99 Kudremukh 91
Byrapura 96
Ousana 96
Hosakere 95
Darshana 93
Halekere 92
Harmakki 92
Karadagodu 91
Kudahalli 90

Workers profile

Mudigere has 51% (about 66 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 39% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mudigere

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.5% 48.1% 3.3% 48.5%
Male 64.2% 61.2% 3% 35.8%
Female 39.1% 35.4% 3.7% 60.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mudigere

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Samse 153.4 Kudremukh 45.4
Kalasa 63.7 Mudigere 0.9
Byrapura 40.4
Kundur 39
Urubage 31.2
Kalakodu 29.5
Gutti 27
Thanudi 24.8
Madugundi 24.7
Hornadu 23.7