Bantval Town Municipal Council, with population of about 40 thousand is Bantval sub district's only town municipal council located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Bantval town municipal council is 28 km2. Population density of the city is 1427 persons per km2. There are 23 wards in the city, among them Bantval Ward No 23 is the most populous ward with population of 2610 and Bantval Ward No 06 is the least populous ward with population of 984.

Nearest railway station is Bantwal which is within the city. Bantwal is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Mangalore which is 26 km away. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 328 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 3570.77 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35°C and minimum temperature goes down to 23°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 40 thousand people, among them about 20 thousand (50%) are male and about 20 thousand (50%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bantval town municipal council is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 7939 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bantval

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 40,155 38,729 963 463 4,422
Male 19,932 19,223 483 226 2,289
Female 20,223 19,506 480 237 2,133

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 55% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 38% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 7% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1041 in Muslims are 975 and in Christians are 1035.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bantval

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 40,155 21,944 15,426 2,654 6 20 86 0 19
Male 19,932 10,751 7,812 1,304 3 7 45 0 10
Female 20,223 11,193 7,614 1,350 3 13 41 0 9

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 37 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 9% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 9%. General caste population has increased by 9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.3% and child population has decreased by -6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bantval

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9% 9% 6.3% 20.3% -6%
Male 9% 9.1% 4.3% 13.6% -6.3%
Female 9% 8.9% 8.4% 27.4% -5.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1015 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1015, in schedule caste is 994 and in schedule tribe is 1049. There are 932 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bantval

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 -2 37 114 7
2011 1015 1015 994 1049 932
2001 1015 1017 957 935 925

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 16 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bantval is 91%. 95% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bantval

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 4.2% 9.3%
2011 90.8% 95.3% 86.4%
2001 84% 91.1% 77.1%

Workers profile

Bantval has 46% (about 19 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 34% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bantval

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.2% 43.4% 2.8% 53.8%
Male 58.3% 55.5% 2.7% 41.7%
Female 34.3% 31.4% 2.9% 65.7%