Bagalkot City Municipal Council, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Bagalkot sub district's only city municipal council located in Bagalkot sub district of Bagalkot district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Bagalkot city municipal council is 49 km2. Population density of the city is 2282 persons per km2. There are 31 wards in the city, among them Bagalkot Ward No 28 is the most populous ward with population of 6938 and Bagalkot Ward No 11 is the least populous ward with population of 1176.

Nearest railway station is Bagalkot which is within the city. Bagalkot is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Bagalkot. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 492 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 511.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40.55°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11.55°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 56 thousand (50%) are male and about 56 thousand (50%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bagalkot city municipal council is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 23 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bagalkot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 111,933 96,133 11,570 4,230 13,313
Male 56,378 48,415 5,841 2,122 6,954
Female 55,555 47,718 5,729 2,108 6,359

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 26% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 982 in Muslims are 995.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bagalkot

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 111,933 81,560 28,562 276 32 75 652 6 770
Male 56,378 41,158 14,314 142 17 43 333 2 369
Female 55,555 40,402 14,248 134 15 32 319 4 401

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 23% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 91 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 25.7% which is 5.2% higher than male population growth rate of 20.5%. General caste population has increased by 19.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 49.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 66.9% and child population has increased by 11.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bagalkot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23% 19.1% 49.1% 66.9% 11.5%
Male 20.5% 16.5% 46.3% 70.4% 10.3%
Female 25.7% 21.9% 52% 63.5% 13%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 985 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 986, in schedule caste is 981 and in schedule tribe is 993. There are 914 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bagalkot

Total General SC ST Child
Change 41 44 37 -42 22
2011 985 986 981 993 914
2001 944 942 944 1035 892

Literacy

Total about 84 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 45 thousand are male and about 39 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bagalkot is 85%. 92% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bagalkot

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 2.8% 8.7%
2011 85.4% 91.7% 79%
2001 79.8% 88.9% 70.3%

Workers profile

Bagalkot has 35% (about 39 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 18% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bagalkot

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.2% 30.1% 5.1% 64.8%
Male 52.1% 45.8% 6.3% 47.9%
Female 18.1% 14.2% 3.9% 81.9%