Sawantwada Village, with population of 378 is Karwar sub district's the 11th least populous village, located in Karwar sub district of Uttara Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Sawantwada village is 3 km2 and it is the 9th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 144 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Karwar and distance from Sawantwada village to Karwar is 13 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sawantwada village is 581317. The village comes under Asnoti panchayat. Karwar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 13 km. District head quarter of the village is Karwar which is 13 km away. 1.53 square kilometer (58%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 378 people, among them 208 (55%) are male and 170 (45%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sawantwada village is 10%, among them 62% are boys and 38% are girls. There are 102 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 35% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 280. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.6% which is -29% lower than male population growth rate of 49.6%. General caste population has increased by 122%; Schedule caste population has increased by 85.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -99.1% and child population has increased by 270% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 817 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 820, in schedule caste is 625. There are 609 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 197 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 391 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 328 people in the village are literate, among them 183 are male and 145 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sawantwada is 96%. 99% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Workers profile

Sawantwada has 31% (117) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 9% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.