Madhewada Village, with population of 878 is Karwar sub district's the 20th most populous village, located in Karwar sub district of Uttara Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Madhewada village is 4 km2 and it is the 14th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 207 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Karwar and distance from Madhewada village to Karwar is 13 km. Pin code of Madhewada 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. 1.28 square kilometer (30%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 878 people, among them 402 (46%) are male and 476 (54%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Madhewada village is 9%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 255 households in the village and an average 3 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -10% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 976. Female population growth rate of the village is -4.2% which is 11.9% higher than male population growth rate of -16.1%. General caste population has increased by 5.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 155.6% and child population has decreased by -23.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1184 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1170, in schedule caste is 1875. There are 1222 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 146 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 472 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 711 people in the village are literate, among them 350 are male and 361 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Madhewada is 89%. 96% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Workers profile

Madhewada has 27% (239) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 5% female population are working population. 18% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 35% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.