Tumkur Taluka, with population of about 5.9 lakh is Tumkur district's the most populous sub district, located in Tumkur district of the state Karnataka in India. There are 357 villages in the sub district, among them Siddaganga Matha is the most populous village with population of 6921 and Ramadevarabetta is the least populous village with population of 6. Devarayanadurga State Forest is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 41 km2 and Kumbarahalli is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Tumkur City Municipal Council.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.9 lakh people, among them about 3 lakh (51%) are male and about 2.9 lakh (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tumkur taluka is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1.4 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 51% (about 3 lakh) live in Tumkur Sub District urban part and 49% (about 2.9 lakh) population live in the Tumkur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tumkur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 592,397 459,111 98,531 34,755 59,472
Male 303,197 235,444 50,033 17,720 30,280
Female 289,200 223,667 48,498 17,035 29,192

Most populated Villages and Cities in Tumkur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Siddaganga Matha 6921 Tumkur 302143
Hebbur 6349
Heggere 5470
Gulur 4658
Nagavalli 4645
Yellapura 4445
Belagumba 3723
Bellavi 3675
Urdigere 3648
Oorukere 3456

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 951 in Muslims are 969 and in Christians are 1100.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tumkur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 592,397 480,857 99,907 6,265 224 112 2,855 77 2,100
Male 303,197 246,456 50,749 2,983 132 71 1,415 41 1,350
Female 289,200 234,401 49,158 3,282 92 41 1,440 36 750

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 14.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.5% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 13%. General caste population has increased by 13.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19.2% and child population has decreased by -1.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tumkur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.7% 13.9% 16.5% 19.2% -1.4%
Male 13% 12.3% 14.9% 17.7% -2.6%
Female 16.5% 15.8% 18.2% 20.9% -0.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 969 and in schedule tribe is 961. There are 964 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tumkur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 29 26 25 24
2011 954 950 969 961 964
2001 925 921 943 936 940

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Tumkur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ramadevarabetta 5000 Tumkur 976
Agalakote 1786
Bellavi Amanikere 1375
Lingenahalli 1300
Puradakatte Kaval 1274
Bhahujanahalli 1250
Vaderahalli 1250
Appaiahnapalya 1245
Sogenahalli 1225
Linganahalli 1192

Literacy

Total about 4.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.4 lakh are male and about 2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tumkur is 83%. 88% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tumkur

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 5.5% 10.0%
2011 82.6% 87.8% 77.1%
2001 75% 82.3% 67.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Tumkur

Workers profile

Tumkur has 44% (about 2.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 28% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tumkur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.8% 36.4% 7.4% 56.2%
Male 58.6% 51.8% 6.8% 41.4%
Female 28.2% 20.2% 8% 71.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Tumkur