Hinkal Census Town, with population of about 23 thousand is Mysore sub district's the most populous census town located in Mysore sub district of Mysore district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Hinkal census town is 5 km2 and it is the 5th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 4489 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Hinkal Ward No 01 and the population of Hinkal Ward No 01 is about 23 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Mysore which is 7 km far from here. Mysore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Mysore which is 7 km away. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the census town and is 147 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 660.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.


The census town is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (51%) are male and about 11 thousand (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hinkal census town is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 5990 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hinkal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,162 19,012 2,097 2,053 2,225
Male 11,830 9,758 1,046 1,026 1,172
Female 11,332 9,254 1,051 1,027 1,053

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 3% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 960 in Christians are 1006 and in Muslims are 707.

Religion wise population 2011 - Hinkal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 23,162 21,999 268 680 14 36 112 8 45
Male 11,830 11,225 157 339 8 20 56 3 22
Female 11,332 10,774 111 341 6 16 56 5 23

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 948, in schedule caste is 1005 and in schedule tribe is 1001. There are 898 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total about 17 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 9286 are male and 8007 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hinkal is 83%. 87% of male and 78% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Hinkal has 40% (9285) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 19% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hinkal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.1% 33.8% 6.3% 59.9%
Male 60.1% 52.2% 7.9% 39.9%
Female 19.2% 14.5% 4.7% 80.8%