Kallige Village, with population of 4205 is Bantval sub district's the 28th most populous village, located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Kallige village is 6 km2 and it is the 27th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 677 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Kallige which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Bantval and distance from Kallige village to Bantval is 7 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kallige village is 574219. The village comes under Thumbe panchayat. Bantval is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 7 km. District head quarter of the village is Mangalore which is 19 km away. 0.4 square kilometer (6%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 4205 people, among them 2034 (48%) are male and 2171 (52%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kallige village is 9%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 910 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3629. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.7% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 16%. General caste population has increased by 15.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 400% and child population has decreased by -7.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1067 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1068, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 1044 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 161 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 3262 people in the village are literate, among them 1692 are male and 1570 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kallige is 85%. 91% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Workers profile

Kallige has 59% (2469) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 53% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 50% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.