Mangalore Taluka, with population of about 9.9 lakh is Dakshina Kannada district's the most populous sub district, located in Dakshina Kannada district of the state Karnataka in India. There are 74 villages in the sub district, among them Beluvai is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Panja is the least populous village with population of 418. Beluvai is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 26 km2 and Attur is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 27 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Mangalore Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Mangalore Municipal Corporation; Ullal and Mudbidri Town Municipal Councils; Someshwar, Kotekara, Konaje, Manjanady and Bajpe Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous) and Mulki Town Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 9.9 lakh people, among them about 4.9 lakh (49%) are male and about 5 lakh (51%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mangalore taluka is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.2 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 79% (about 7.8 lakh) live in Mangalore Sub District urban part and 21% (about 2.1 lakh) population live in the Mangalore Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mangalore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 994,602 929,081 49,275 16,246 94,301
Male 490,797 458,398 24,262 8,137 48,576
Female 503,805 470,683 25,013 8,109 45,725

Most populated Villages and Cities in Mangalore

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Beluvai 10220 Mangalore 499487
Puthige 8279 Mangalore 488968
Tenkayedapadavu 6228 Ullal 53773
Pavoor 5987 Mudbidri 29431
Boliyar 5753 Someshwar 24066
Tenkamijar 5050 Mulki 17274
Amblamogru 4941 Kotekara 16505
Kinnya 4788 Konaje 11368
Haleangady 4563 Manjanady 10401
Padumarnadu 4553 Bajpe 9701

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 64% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 11% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1013 in Muslims are 997 and in Christians are 1184.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mangalore

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 994,602 640,781 237,231 110,833 441 319 4,101 115 781
Male 490,797 318,253 118,771 50,756 284 136 2,072 62 463
Female 503,805 322,528 118,460 60,077 157 183 2,029 53 318

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 8.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.4% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of 12.9%. General caste population has increased by 11.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 40.8% and child population has decreased by -5.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mangalore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.7% 11.9% 19.1% 40.8% -5.1%
Male 12.9% 12.3% 17.6% 40.1% -4.4%
Female 12.4% 11.6% 20.6% 41.5% -5.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1027 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1027, in schedule caste is 1031 and in schedule tribe is 997. There are 941 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 decreased by 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mangalore

Total General SC ST Child
Change -4 -6 26 11 -14
2011 1027 1027 1031 997 941
2001 1031 1033 1005 986 955

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Mangalore

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Balkunje 1364 Mulur 1221
Ulipady 1283 Talipady 1164
Karnire 1190 Muduperar 1148
Elinje 1170 Badagaulipady 1105
Kilenjur 1157 Mulki 1083
Athikari Bettu 1152 Mudushedde 1079
Moodumarnadu 1133 Belma 1075
Paladka 1126 Bondathila 1058
Aikala 1124 Kotekara 1057
Padukonaje 1118 Neermarga 1056

Literacy

Total about 8.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 4.2 lakh are male and about 4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mangalore is 92%. 95% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mangalore

Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 2.4% 6.0%
2011 91.5% 95% 88.1%
2001 87.3% 92.6% 82.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Mangalore

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Pavanje 95 Mangalore 94
Padupanamboor 94 Mangalore 94
Sasihithlu 93 Someshwar 93
Balkunje 92 Ullal 93
Kollur 91 Konaje 92
Kallamundkooru 91 Kotekara 92
Menna Bettu 91 Munnur 92
Karnire 91 Talipady 92
Surinje 91 Mudbidri 92
Haleangady 91 Thokur-62 92

Workers profile

Mangalore has 44% (about 4.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 30% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mangalore

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44.1% 40.7% 3.4% 55.9%
Male 58.4% 54.6% 3.8% 41.6%
Female 30.1% 27.1% 3% 69.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mangalore

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Beluvai 25.5 Mangalore 151.9
Puthige 21.7 Mangalore 151.9
Kallamundkooru 15.2 Mudbidri 40.5
Kadandale 14.7 Talipady 11.9
Paladka 14.5 Ullal 11.1
Tenkamijar 12.5 Konaje 10.4
Valpadi 12.3 Kotekara 10.2
Padumarnadu 12 Mulki 10.1
Tenkayedapadavu 12 Muduperar 9.2
Badagumijaru 11.3 Kolambe 9