Hangal Town Municipal Council, with population of about 28 thousand is Hangal sub district's only town municipal council located in Hangal sub district of Haveri district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Hangal town municipal council is 24 km2. Population density of the city is 1156 persons per km2. There are 23 wards in the city, among them Hangal Ward No 05 is the most populous ward with population of 2741 and Hangal Ward No 21 is the least populous ward with population of 197.

Nearest railway station is Haveri which is 38 km far from here. Hangal is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Haveri which is 38 km away. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 381 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 934.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 30°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 28 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (51%) are male and about 14 thousand (49%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hangal town municipal council is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5732 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hangal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,159 25,813 1,972 374 3,585
Male 14,308 13,134 1,001 173 1,874
Female 13,851 12,679 971 201 1,711

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 51% 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 983 in Muslims are 950.

Religion wise population 2011 - Hangal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 28,159 14,429 13,582 73 4 1 29 26 15
Male 14,308 7,278 6,966 28 1 0 18 11 6
Female 13,851 7,151 6,616 45 3 1 11 15 9

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 12.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 13.5% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 11.8%. General caste population has increased by 11.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 21.8% and child population has decreased by -3.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hangal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.6% 11.3% 31.3% 21.8% -3.2%
Male 11.8% 11% 26.2% -1.1% -2.5%
Female 13.5% 11.5% 37% 52.3% -4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 965, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 1162. There are 913 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 14 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 - Hangal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 4 76 408 -14
2011 968 965 970 1162 913
2001 954 961 894 754 927

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9754 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hangal is 83%. 86% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Hangal

Total Male Female
Change 9.4% 8.1% 10.9%
2011 83.4% 86.5% 80.3%
2001 74% 78.4% 69.4%

Workers profile

Hangal has 33% (9380) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 10% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hangal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.3% 30.7% 2.6% 66.7%
Male 56% 51.9% 4.1% 44%
Female 9.9% 8.8% 1.1% 90.1%