Kolage Village, with population of 581 is Karwar sub district's the 21st least populous village, located in Karwar sub district of Uttara Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Kolage village is 3 km2 and it is the 8th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 226 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Kolage which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Karwar and distance from Kolage village to Karwar is 12 km. Pin code of Kolage village is 581317. The village comes under Asnoti panchayat. Karwar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Karwar which is 12 km away. 0.81 square kilometer (32%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 581 people, among them 273 (47%) are male and 308 (53%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolage village is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 160 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -0.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 586. Female population growth rate of the village is -5.5% which is -10.5% lower than male population growth rate of 5%. General caste population has increased by 8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -35.3% and child population has decreased by -23.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1128 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1127, in schedule caste is 1200. There are 926 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 126 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 199 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 479 people in the village are literate, among them 238 are male and 241 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolage is 91%. 97% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Workers profile

Kolage has 31% (182) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 11% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.