Kaiga Village, with population of 238 is Karwar sub district's the 6th least populous village, located in Karwar sub district of Uttara Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Kaiga village is 41 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 6 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Yellapur and distance from Kaiga village to Yellapur is 35 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kaiga village is 581400. The village comes under Mallapur panchayat. Karwar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 72 km. District head quarter of the village is Karwar which is 72 km away. 37.79 square kilometer (93%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 238 people, among them 121 (51%) are male and 117 (49%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kaiga village is 18%, among them 42% are boys and 58% are girls. There are 52 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -61.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 625. Female population growth rate of the village is -50.8% which is 17.9% higher than male population growth rate of -68.7%. General caste population has decreased by -54% and child population has decreased by -53.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 967 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 967,. There are 1389 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 352 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 698 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 124 people in the village are literate, among them 85 are male and 39 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kaiga is 64%. 83% of male and 42% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 21% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Workers profile

Kaiga has 54% (128) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 50% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.