Neelagunda Village, with population of 3805 is Harapanahalli sub district's the 26th most populous village, located in Harapanahalli sub district of Davanagere district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Neelagunda village is 13 km2 and it is the 28th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 284 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Harapanahalli and distance from Neelagunda village to Harapanahalli is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Neelagunda village is 583213. The village comes under Neelagunda panchayat. Harapanahalli is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Davanagere which is 45 km away. 2.4 square kilometer (18%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 3805 people, among them 1952 (51%) are male and 1853 (49%) are female. 33% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 40% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Neelagunda village is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 763 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Neelagunda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,805 1,248 1,053 1,504 476
Male 1,952 659 533 760 246
Female 1,853 589 520 744 230

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3459. Female population growth rate of the village is 8% which is -3.9% lower than male population growth rate of 11.9%. General caste population has decreased by -20.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 48.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27% and child population has decreased by -11.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Neelagunda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 -20 49 27 -12
Male 12 -17 51 27 -12
Female 8 -24 47 28 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 949 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 894, in schedule caste is 976 and in schedule tribe is 979. There are 935 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Neelagunda

Total General SC ST Child
Change -34 -91 -27 9 6
2011 949 894 976 979 935
2001 983 985 1,003 970 929

Literacy

Total 2196 people in the village are literate, among them 1327 are male and 869 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Neelagunda is 66%. 78% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Neelagunda

Total Male Female
Change 10 8 11
2011 66 78 54
2001 56 70 43

Workers profile

Neelagunda has 56% (2113) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 50% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Neelagunda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56 45 10 45
Male 61 57 4 39
Female 50 34 17 50