Belagavi Village, with population of 3920 is Shikarpur sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Shikarpur sub district of Shimoga district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Belagavi village is 9 km2 and it is the 20th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 449 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Siralkoppa and distance from Belagavi village to Siralkoppa is 2 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Belagavi village is 577450. The village comes under Belagavi panchayat. Shikarpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is Shimoga which is 60 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3920 people, among them 2002 (51%) are male and 1918 (49%) are female. 48% of the whole population are from general caste, 47% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Belagavi village is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 824 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Belagavi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,920 1,900 1,825 195 507
Male 2,002 996 910 96 281
Female 1,918 904 915 99 226

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3349. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.5% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of 17.6%. General caste population has increased by 10.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12.7% and child population has increased by 17.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Belagavi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 11 25 13 18
Male 18 14 23 10 29
Female 17 8 27 15 6

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, in schedule caste is 1005 and in schedule tribe is 1031. There are 804 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 173 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Belagavi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -9 -52 33 42 -173
2011 958 908 1,005 1,031 804
2001 967 960 972 989 977

Literacy

Total 2551 people in the village are literate, among them 1406 are male and 1145 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Belagavi is 75%. 82% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Belagavi

Total Male Female
Change 7 5 8
2011 75 82 68
2001 68 77 60

Workers profile

Belagavi has 44% (1743) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 27% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Belagavi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45 25 19 56
Male 61 43 18 39
Female 27 7 20 73