Agara Village, with population of 7758 is Bangalore South sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Bangalore South sub district of Bangalore district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Agara village is 8 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 992 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bbmp and distance from Agara village to Bbmp is 26 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Agara village is 560062. The village comes under Agara panchayat. Bangalore South is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Bangalore which is 26 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 7758 people, among them 4070 (52%) are male and 3688 (48%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Agara village is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1886 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Agara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,758 5,631 2,023 104 889
Male 4,070 2,978 1,039 53 482
Female 3,688 2,653 984 51 407

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 114.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3612. Female population growth rate of the village is 112.4% which is -4.6% lower than male population growth rate of 117%. General caste population has increased by 125.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 83.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1055.6% and child population has increased by 126.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Agara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 114.8% 125.2% 83.4% 1055.6% 126.8%
Male 117% 124.4% 91% 960% 129.5%
Female 112.4% 126.2% 76% 1175% 123.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 906 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 891, in schedule caste is 947 and in schedule tribe is 962. There are 844 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Agara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -19 7 -81 162 -23
2011 906 891 947 962 844
2001 925 884 1028 800 867

Literacy

Total 5226 people in the village are literate, among them 2966 are male and 2260 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Agara is 76%. 83% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Agara

Total Male Female
Change 6.3% 3.8% 8.9%
2011 76.1% 82.7% 68.9%
2001 69.8% 78.9% 60%

Workers profile

Agara has 48% (3729) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 31% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Agara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 48.1% 39.5% 8.6% 51.9%
Male 63.3% 53.3% 10% 36.7%
Female 31.2% 24.2% 7% 68.8%