Karopady Village, with population of 6188 is Bantval sub district's the 12th most populous village, located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Karopady village is 15 km2 and it is the 7th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 419 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Puttur and distance from Karopady village to Puttur is 29 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Karopady village is 574243. The village comes under Karopady panchayat. Bantval is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 37 km. District head quarter of the village is Mangalore which is 65 km away. 2.22 square kilometer (15%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 6188 people, among them 3052 (49%) are male and 3136 (51%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karopady village is 10%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1204 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6101. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.2% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 0.7%. General caste population has decreased by -5.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 83.2% and child population has decreased by -13.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1028 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1029, in schedule caste is 1020 and in schedule tribe is 1018. There are 1048 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 177 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 4910 people in the village are literate, among them 2581 are male and 2329 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karopady is 89%. 94% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Workers profile

Karopady has 53% (3290) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 44% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.