Naringana Village, with population of 6562 is Bantval sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Naringana village is 8 km2 and it is the 34th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 808 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Ullal and distance from Naringana village to Ullal is 13 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Naringana village is 575018. The village comes under Naringana panchayat. Bantval is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 24 km. District head quarter of the village is Mangalore which is 16 km away. 1.45 square kilometer (18%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 6562 people, among them 3351 (51%) are male and 3211 (49%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Naringana village is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1143 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5628. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.1% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 16.1%. General caste population has increased by 14.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 750% and child population has increased by 0.5% in the village since last census.

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 959, in schedule caste is 1075 and in schedule tribe is 831. There are 846 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 5174 people in the village are literate, among them 2761 are male and 2413 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Naringana is 90%. 95% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Workers profile

Naringana has 48% (3130) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 40% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.