Belur Village, with population of 615 is Karwar sub district's the 23rd least populous village, located in Karwar sub district of Uttara Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Belur village is 14 km2 and it is the 20th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 45 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Karwar and distance from Belur village to Karwar is 24 km. Pin code of Belur village is 581400. The village comes under Devalmakki panchayat. Karwar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 24 km. District head quarter of the village is Karwar which is 24 km away. 11.52 square kilometer (85%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 615 people, among them 322 (52%) are male and 293 (48%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Belur village is 13%, among them 44% are boys and 56% are girls. There are 135 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 564. Female population growth rate of the village is 5% which is -8% lower than male population growth rate of 13%. General caste population has increased by 13.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -56.3% and child population has decreased by -7.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 910 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 926, and in schedule tribe is 400. There are 1294 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 69 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 194 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 501 people in the village are literate, among them 279 are male and 222 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Belur is 93%. 97% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Workers profile

Belur has 37% (225) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 11% female population are working population. 14% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 45% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.