Yadgir City Municipal Council, with population of about 74 thousand is Yadgir sub district's only city municipal council located in Yadgir sub district of Yadgir district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Yadgir city municipal council is 15 km2. Population density of the city is 4969 persons per km2. There are 31 wards in the city, among them Yadgir Ward No 31 is the most populous ward with population of 7132 and Yadgir Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 564.

Nearest railway station is Yadgir which is within the city. Yadgir is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Yadgir. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 610 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 947 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 30°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 74 thousand people, among them about 37 thousand (50%) are male and about 37 thousand (50%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Yadgir city municipal council is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Yadgir

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 74,294 57,969 12,302 4,023 10,642
Male 37,008 28,996 6,072 1,940 5,404
Female 37,286 28,973 6,230 2,083 5,238

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 63% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 34% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1010 in Muslims are 996 and in Christians are 1193.

Religion wise population 2011 - Yadgir

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 74,294 47,089 24,931 1,228 65 134 669 23 155
Male 37,008 23,429 12,491 560 37 65 343 12 71
Female 37,286 23,660 12,440 668 28 69 326 11 84

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 26.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 59 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 29.2% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of 23.5%. General caste population has increased by 22.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 47.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 25.4% and child population has increased by 11.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Yadgir

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.3% 22.7% 47.1% 25.4% 11.4%
Male 23.5% 20.5% 42.2% 20.2% 8.5%
Female 29.2% 25.1% 52.2% 30.6% 14.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1008 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 999, in schedule caste is 1026 and in schedule tribe is 1074. There are 969 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 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Yadgir

Total General SC ST Child
Change 45 37 67 86 51
2011 1008 999 1026 1074 969
2001 963 962 959 988 918

Literacy

Total about 47 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 26 thousand are male and about 21 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Yadgir is 74%. 82% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Yadgir

Total Male Female
Change 8.8% 6.2% 11.8%
2011 74.4% 82% 66.9%
2001 65.6% 75.8% 55.1%

Workers profile

Yadgir has 37% (about 28 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 24% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Yadgir

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.1% 32.5% 4.6% 62.9%
Male 50.6% 45.3% 5.3% 49.4%
Female 23.7% 19.9% 3.9% 76.3%