Nagekove Village, with population of 523 is Karwar sub district's the 18th least populous village, located in Karwar sub district of Uttara Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Nagekove village is 40 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 13 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Karwar and distance from Nagekove village to Karwar is 30 km. Pin code of Nagekove village is 581400. The village comes under Devalmakki panchayat. Karwar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Karwar which is 30 km away. 36.9 square kilometer (93%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 523 people, among them 242 (46%) are male and 281 (54%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nagekove village is 13%, among them 41% are boys and 59% are girls. There are 102 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 444. Female population growth rate of the village is 27.1% which is 18.6% higher than male population growth rate of 8.5%. General caste population has increased by 17.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 80% and child population has increased by 4.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1161 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1160, in schedule caste is 1250. There are 1464 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 170 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 523 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 348 people in the village are literate, among them 188 are male and 160 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nagekove is 77%. 88% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 24%. Male literacy has gone up by 21% and female literacy rate has gone up by 27%.

Workers profile

Nagekove has 33% (170) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 9% female population are working population. 1% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 59% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.