Bankapura Town Municipal Council, with population of about 23 thousand is Shiggaon sub district's the least populous town municipal council located in Shiggaon sub district of Haveri district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Bankapura town municipal council is 19 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1160 persons per km2. There are 23 wards in the city, among them Bankapura Ward No 21 is the most populous ward with population of 1531 and Bankapura Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 414.

Nearest railway station is Haveri which is 22 km far from here. Shiggaon is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 12 km. District head quarter of the city is Haveri which is 20 km away. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 355 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 751.33 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 23°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (52%) are male and about 11 thousand (48%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bankapura town municipal council is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 4499 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bankapura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,529 20,954 1,399 176 3,048
Male 11,651 10,860 702 89 1,600
Female 10,878 10,094 697 87 1,448

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 52% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 48% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 930 in Muslims are 937.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bankapura

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 22,529 11,656 10,705 16 5 0 55 70 22
Male 11,651 6,040 5,526 9 4 0 28 33 11
Female 10,878 5,616 5,179 7 1 0 27 37 11

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 10.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 12% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 9.8%. General caste population has increased by 8.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 59.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 7.3% and child population has decreased by -0.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bankapura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.8% 8.7% 59.9% 7.3% -0.7%
Male 9.8% 7.6% 65.2% -3.3% 1.1%
Female 12% 9.8% 54.9% 20.8% -2.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 929, in schedule caste is 993 and in schedule tribe is 978. There are 905 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bankapura

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 18 -66 195 -34
2011 934 929 993 978 905
2001 916 911 1059 783 939

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 8368 are male and 7092 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bankapura is 79%. 83% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bankapura

Total Male Female
Change 10.8% 8.5% 13.5%
2011 79.4% 83.3% 75.2%
2001 68.6% 74.8% 61.7%

Workers profile

Bankapura has 37% (8226) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 14% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bankapura

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.5% 29.1% 7.4% 63.5%
Male 57.2% 46.6% 10.7% 42.8%
Female 14.3% 10.4% 4% 85.7%