Anekal Taluka, with population of about 5.2 lakh is Bangalore district's the most populous sub district, located in Bangalore district of the state Karnataka in India. There are 221 villages in the sub district, among them Thirupalya is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Bidarakadahalli is the least populous village with population of 5. Thammanaikanahalli is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 21 km2 and Amani Doddakere is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 8 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Anekal Town Municipal Council; Hebbagodi, Attibele, Jigani, Bommasandra and Dommasandra Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.2 lakh people, among them about 2.8 lakh (54%) are male and about 2.4 lakh (46%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Anekal taluka is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1.3 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 68% (about 3.5 lakh) live in Anekal Sub District rural part and 32% (about 1.7 lakh) population live in the Anekal Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Anekal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 517,575 393,717 110,082 13,776 58,938
Male 282,006 218,137 56,387 7,482 29,969
Female 235,569 175,580 53,695 6,294 28,969

Most populated Villages and Cities in Anekal

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Thirupalya 14762 Anekal 44260
Kammasandra 9912 Hebbagodi 34827
Veerasandra 9190 Attibele 20532
Bannerughatta 8054 Jigani 17036
Haragadde 7735 Bommasandra 15254
Gollahalli 7433 Dommasandra 12610
Kittaganahalli 7280 Sarjapura 11807
Yadavanahalli 6422 Maragondahalli 8824
Chandrapura -Chatrakane 5934
Banahalli 5819

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% 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 832 in Muslims are 839 and in Christians are 941.

Religion wise population 2011 - Anekal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 517,575 471,217 33,583 10,068 347 203 395 6 1,756
Male 282,006 257,149 18,264 5,186 195 112 215 3 882
Female 235,569 214,068 15,319 4,882 152 91 180 3 874

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 72.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 67.8% which is -9.5% lower than male population growth rate of 77.3%. General caste population has increased by 83.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 154.3% and child population has increased by 52.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Anekal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 72.9% 83.6% 38.4% 154.3% 52.5%
Male 77.3% 88.6% 39.2% 162.8% 50.8%
Female 67.8% 77.7% 37.6% 144.9% 54.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 835 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 805, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 841. There are 967 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 decreased by 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Anekal

Total General SC ST Child
Change -48 -49 -11 -62 22
2011 835 805 952 841 967
2001 883 854 963 903 945

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Anekal

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kurubarahatti 1500 Sarjapura 988
Hullukasavanahalli 1271 Dommasandra 966
Marasur Agrahara 1159 Anekal 964
Jangal Palya 1105 Attibele 949
Kammasandra Agrahara 1101 Maragondahalli 785
Nanjapura 1088 Bommasandra 728
Geratiganabele 1085 Jigani 705
Muthanallur Amanikere 1078 Hebbagodi 677
Kunmadivala 1069
Muthasandra 1045

Literacy

Total about 3.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.2 lakh are male and about 1.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Anekal is 81%. 86% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Anekal

Total Male Female
Change 10.3% 7.2% 13.3%
2011 80.7% 86.2% 73.8%
2001 70.4% 79% 60.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Anekal

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Gollahalli 92 Hebbagodi 91
Chandrapura -Chatrakane 92 Bommasandra 89
Kammasandra 91 Attibele 87
Veerasandra 88 Jigani 86
Neralur 87 Dommasandra 84
Thirupalya 87 Sarjapura 82
Banahalli 87 Anekal 82
Yarandahalli 87 Maragondahalli 78
Yadavanahalli 87
Balagaranahalli 87

Workers profile

Anekal has 50% (about 2.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 67% male and 29% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Anekal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.6% 44.5% 5.1% 50.4%
Male 66.8% 61.6% 5.3% 33.2%
Female 29% 24.1% 4.9% 71%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Anekal

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Thammanaikanahalli 21.3 Jigani 7.6
Bannerughatta 10.3 Sarjapura 7.5
Shivanahalli 8.5 Anekal 5
Mahanthalingapura 7.6 Bommasandra 4.7
Ragihalli 7.5 Dommasandra 4.5
Samandur 7.5 Attibele 4.3
Bhoothanahalli 6.5 Hebbagodi 3.4
Hulimangala 6.1 Maragondahalli 2
Bukkasagara 6.1
Bidaraguppe 5.9