Kinnar Village, with population of 3082 is Karwar sub district's the 9th most populous village, located in Karwar sub district of Uttara Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Kinnar village is 11 km2 and it is the 24th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 278 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Karwar and distance from Kinnar village to Karwar is 16 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kinnar village is 581339. The village comes under Kinnar panchayat. Karwar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Karwar which is 16 km away. 3.55 square kilometer (32%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 3082 people, among them 1526 (50%) are male and 1556 (50%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kinnar village is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 790 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -0.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3102. Female population growth rate of the village is -2% which is -2.7% lower than male population growth rate of 0.7%. General caste population has decreased by -0.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -25% and child population has decreased by -20.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1020 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1017, in schedule caste is 5000. There are 961 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 46 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2384 people in the village are literate, among them 1303 are male and 1081 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kinnar is 84%. 93% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Kinnar has 36% (1111) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 17% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 29% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.