Maninalkur Village, with population of 5106 is Bantval sub district's the 20th most populous village, located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Maninalkur village is 14 km2 and it is the 9th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 374 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bantval and distance from Maninalkur village to Bantval is 16 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Maninalkur village is 574265. The village comes under Sarapadi panchayat. Bantval is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Mangalore which is 50 km away. 0.13 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 5106 people, among them 2504 (49%) are male and 2602 (51%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 14% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Maninalkur village is 11%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 983 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4647. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.9% which is -6.2% lower than male population growth rate of 13.1%. General caste population has increased by 8.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.1% and child population has decreased by -9.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1039 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1049, in schedule caste is 995 and in schedule tribe is 1006. There are 1102 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 61 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 125 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 3651 people in the village are literate, among them 1962 are male and 1689 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Maninalkur is 80%. 88% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Workers profile

Maninalkur has 56% (2842) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 50% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 49% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.