Wailwada Village, with population of 790 is Karwar sub district's the 22nd most populous village, located in Karwar sub district of Uttara Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Wailwada village is 5 km2 and it is the 17th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 161 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Karwar and distance from Wailwada village to Karwar is 21 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Wailwada village is 581339. The village comes under Wailwada panchayat. Karwar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 21 km. District head quarter of the village is Karwar which is 21 km away. 1.68 square kilometer (34%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 790 people, among them 366 (46%) are male and 424 (54%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Wailwada village is 6%, among them 43% are boys and 57% are girls. There are 252 households in the village and an average 3 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -30.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1144. Female population growth rate of the village is -27.4% which is 7.2% higher than male population growth rate of -34.6%. General caste population has increased by 7.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -37.9% and child population has decreased by -45.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1158 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1124, in schedule caste is 1486. There are 1318 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 115 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 475 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 617 people in the village are literate, among them 318 are male and 299 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Wailwada is 83%. 92% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Wailwada has 40% (315) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 18% female population are working population. 63% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.