Kadra Village, with population of 3250 is Karwar sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Karwar sub district of Uttara Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Kadra village is 39 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 84 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Karwar and distance from Kadra village to Karwar is 40 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kadra village is 581396. The village comes under Kadra panchayat. Karwar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 40 km. District head quarter of the village is Karwar which is 40 km away. 33.83 square kilometer (87%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 3250 people, among them 1648 (51%) are male and 1602 (49%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kadra village is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 864 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -27.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4460. Female population growth rate of the village is -26.4% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of -27.8%. General caste population has decreased by -26.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -33.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -4.6% and child population has decreased by -31.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 1079 and in schedule tribe is 1214. There are 924 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 55 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2534 people in the village are literate, among them 1365 are male and 1169 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kadra is 86%. 92% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Workers profile

Kadra has 36% (1183) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 16% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.