Sakleshpur Taluka, with population of about 1.3 lakh is Hassan district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Hassan district of the state Karnataka in India. There are 221 villages in the sub district, among them Hanbal is the most populous village with population of 2468 and Hullahalli Estate is the least populous village with population of 6. Kumarahalli is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 65 km2 and Gantebommanahalli is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.3 lakh people, among them about 63 thousand (49%) are male and about 66 thousand (51%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sakleshpur taluka is 10%, 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 82% (about 1.1 lakh) live in Sakleshpur Sub District rural part and 18% (about 23 thousand) population live in the Sakleshpur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sakleshpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 128,633 88,444 38,277 1,912 12,257
Male 63,126 43,812 18,374 940 6,127
Female 65,507 44,632 19,903 972 6,130

Most populated Villages and Cities in Sakleshpur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Hanbal 2468 Sakleshpur 23352
Heggadde 2136
Yeslur 2112
Hethur 2096
Kyamanahalli 1714
Hebbasale 1653
Udevara 1558
Banavase 1538
Hasugavalli 1503
Nadahalli 1434

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1042 in Muslims are 1010 and in Christians are 1035.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sakleshpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 128,633 111,660 13,259 2,998 18 303 285 2 108
Male 63,126 54,689 6,595 1,473 14 153 146 1 55
Female 65,507 56,971 6,664 1,525 4 150 139 1 53

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -4.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -3.6% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of -4.9%. General caste population has decreased by -7.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.7% and child population has decreased by -27.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sakleshpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -4.3% -7.6% 3.5% 16.7% -27.3%
Male -4.9% -7.9% 2.1% 14.2% -28.2%
Female -3.6% -7.3% 4.7% 19.3% -26.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1038 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1019, in schedule caste is 1083 and in schedule tribe is 1034. There are 1000 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 14 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 - Sakleshpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 7 27 44 24
2011 1038 1019 1083 1034 1000
2001 1024 1012 1056 990 976

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Sakleshpur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kanigalamane 2500 Sakleshpur 1020
Gowdarabylu 1480
Bachanahalli Avare Kadu Estate 1333
Hanase Estate 1282
Kiruvale 1246
Boranamane 1231
Thambalagere 1221
Doddakallur 1215
Herur 1211
Goddu 1208

Literacy

Total about 93 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 49 thousand are male and about 43 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sakleshpur is 80%. 86% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sakleshpur

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 6.8% 9.9%
2011 79.6% 86.1% 73.2%
2001 71.2% 79.3% 63.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Sakleshpur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Basavanahalli 100 Sakleshpur 88
Narur 99
Manjur 99
Kyanahalli 96
Uchangi 94
Rajendrapura 94
Hulagathur 94
Bannahalli 93
Battekumari 93
Halliyur * 93

Workers profile

Sakleshpur has 52% (about 67 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 41% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 38% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sakleshpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.1% 49.5% 2.6% 47.9%
Male 63.9% 61.7% 2.2% 36.1%
Female 40.7% 37.7% 3% 59.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sakleshpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kumarahalli 64.9 Sakleshpur 4.7
Heggadde 56.4
Kadumane Estate 25.7
Achanahalli 15.8
Agani 13.7
Yathahalla 13.2
Arini 11.9
Yeslur 11.3
Kyamanahalli 10.7
Kadumane 10.6