Harihar Taluka Urban Part, with population of about 91 thousand is Davanagere district's the 2nd most urban populous sub district, located in Davanagere district of the state Karnataka in India.

There are 4 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Harihar City Municipal Council and Out Growth; Harihar City Municipal Council; Haralapura and Amaravathi Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 91 thousand people, among them about 46 thousand (51%) are male and about 44 thousand (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Harihar taluka urban part is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Harihar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 90,502 76,239 10,655 3,608 10,159
Male 46,030 38,825 5,375 1,830 5,275
Female 44,472 37,414 5,280 1,778 4,884

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 66% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 33% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 962 in Muslims are 975.

Religion wise population 2011 - Harihar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 90,502 59,294 29,807 1,010 23 17 230 42 79
Male 46,030 30,217 15,091 517 14 10 121 18 42
Female 44,472 29,077 14,716 493 9 7 109 24 37

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 3.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 88 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 2.3%. General caste population has increased by 2.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.7% and child population has decreased by -3.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Harihar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.1% 2.4% 4.9% 14.7% -3.8%
Male 2.3% 1.7% 2.6% 14.7% -5.1%
Female 4% 3.1% 7.4% 14.6% -2.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 972. There are 926 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Harihar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 13 43 0 27
2011 966 964 982 972 926
2001 950 951 939 972 899

Literacy

Total about 68 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 36 thousand are male and about 32 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Harihar is 85%. 89% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Harihar

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 2.9% 5.4%
2011 84.9% 89.3% 80.4%
2001 80.9% 86.4% 75%

Workers profile

Harihar has 38% (about 34 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 18% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Harihar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.6% 31.2% 6.4% 62.4%
Male 56.3% 48.1% 8.1% 43.7%
Female 18.2% 13.6% 4.6% 81.8%