Katar Village, with population of 667 is Karwar sub district's the 25th least populous village, located in Karwar sub district of Uttara Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Katar village is 4 km2 and it is the 12th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 183 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Karwar and distance from Katar village to Karwar is 32 km. Pin code of Katar village is 581400. The village comes under Kerwadi panchayat. Karwar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is Karwar which is 32 km away. 1.83 square kilometer (50%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 667 people, among them 312 (47%) are male and 355 (53%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Katar village is 7%, among them 41% are boys and 59% are girls. There are 185 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 603. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.6% which is -6.7% lower than male population growth rate of 14.3%. General caste population has increased by 59.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -7.1% and child population has increased by 11.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1138 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1151, in schedule caste is 625. There are 1450 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 71 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 548 people in the village are literate, among them 283 are male and 265 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Katar is 89%. 97% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Workers profile

Katar has 36% (239) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 16% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.