Devakar Village, with population of 397 is Karwar sub district's the 12th least populous village, located in Karwar sub district of Uttara Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Devakar village is 41 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 10 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Karwar and distance from Devakar village to Karwar is 65 km. Pin code of Devakar village is 581400. The village comes under Mallapur panchayat. Karwar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 65 km. District head quarter of the village is Karwar which is 65 km away. 36.79 square kilometer (90%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 397 people, among them 203 (51%) are male and 194 (49%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Devakar village is 16%, among them 60% are boys and 40% are girls. There are 91 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -2.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 409. Female population growth rate of the village is -7.6% which is -9.6% lower than male population growth rate of 2%. General caste population has decreased by -2.9% and child population has increased by 51.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 956 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 956,. There are 676 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 99 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 602 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 285 people in the village are literate, among them 152 are male and 133 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Devakar is 85%. 92% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Workers profile

Devakar has 61% (243) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 60% female population are working population. 4% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 58% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 59% are marginal workers.