Galaganath Village, with population of 1174 is Haveri sub district's the 37th least populous village, located in Haveri sub district of Haveri district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Galaganath village is 7 km2 and it is the 45th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 178 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Haveri and distance from Galaganath village to Haveri is 30 km. Pin code of Galaganath village is 581108. The village comes under Meundi panchayat. Haveri is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Haveri which is 30 km away.


The village is home to 1174 people, among them 568 (48%) are male and 606 (52%) are female. 57% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste and 14% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Galaganath village is 14%, among them 40% are boys and 60% are girls. There are 248 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1094. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.3% which is 11.7% higher than male population growth rate of 1.6%. General caste population has decreased by -8.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 55%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.4% and child population has decreased by -7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1067 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1075, in schedule caste is 1079 and in schedule tribe is 1012. There are 1524 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 110 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 439 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 595 people in the village are literate, among them 338 are male and 257 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Galaganath is 59%. 67% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Galaganath has 38% (449) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 20% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.