Kavalmudur Village, with population of 4642 is Bantval sub district's the 22nd most populous village, located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Kavalmudur village is 16 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 297 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bantval and distance from Kavalmudur village to Bantval is 15 km. Pin code of Kavalmudur village is 574265. The village comes under Kavalmudur panchayat. Bantval is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Mangalore which is 40 km away. 1.66 square kilometer (11%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 4642 people, among them 2368 (51%) are male and 2274 (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kavalmudur village is 11%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 923 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4361. Female population growth rate of the village is 4.7% which is -3.4% lower than male population growth rate of 8.1%. General caste population has increased by 4.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.9% and child population has decreased by -4.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 974, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 811. There are 782 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 163 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 3401 people in the village are literate, among them 1844 are male and 1557 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kavalmudur is 82%. 89% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Workers profile

Kavalmudur has 56% (2577) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 48% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 46% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.