Vittalpadanur Village, with population of 6589 is Bantval sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Vittalpadanur village is 15 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 445 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bantval and distance from Vittalpadanur village to Bantval is 16 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Vittalpadanur village is 574222. The village comes under Vittalpadanur panchayat. Bantval is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Mangalore which is 45 km away. 0.83 square kilometer (6%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 6589 people, among them 3232 (49%) are male and 3357 (51%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vittalpadanur village is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1235 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6221. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.5% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 5.3%. General caste population has increased by 2.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 80.3% and child population has decreased by -9% 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 1045, in schedule caste is 1083 and in schedule tribe is 914. There are 953 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 5083 people in the village are literate, among them 2659 are male and 2424 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vittalpadanur is 87%. 93% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Workers profile

Vittalpadanur has 51% (3330) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 41% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.