Thalagunda Village, with population of 1892 is Shikarpur sub district's the 28th most populous village, located in Shikarpur sub district of Shimoga district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Thalagunda village is 7 km2 and it is the 32nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 262 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Siralkoppa and distance from Thalagunda village to Siralkoppa is 6 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Thalagunda village is 577450. The village comes under Thalagunda panchayat. Shikarpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Shimoga which is 76 km away. 0.58 square kilometer (8%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1892 people, among them 986 (52%) are male and 906 (48%) are female. 38% of the whole population are from general caste, 59% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Thalagunda village is 10%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 428 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Thalagunda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,892 714 1,110 68 186
Male 986 370 585 31 90
Female 906 344 525 37 96

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 3.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1828. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.3% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 1.9%. General caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -20% and child population has decreased by -31.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Thalagunda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4 17 -2 -20 -32
Male 2 16 -3 -30 -31
Female 5 18 -1 -10 -32

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 919 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 930, in schedule caste is 897 and in schedule tribe is 1194. There are 1067 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Thalagunda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 21 23 262 -25
2011 919 930 897 1,194 1,067
2001 888 909 874 932 1,092

Literacy

Total 1253 people in the village are literate, among them 741 are male and 512 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Thalagunda is 73%. 83% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Thalagunda

Total Male Female
Change 2 2 4
2011 73 83 63
2001 71 81 60

Workers profile

Thalagunda has 44% (827) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 25% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Thalagunda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44 39 5 56
Male 61 56 5 39
Female 25 21 4 75