Kanyana Village, with population of 7650 is Bantval sub district's the 4th most populous village, located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Kanyana village is 15 km2 and it is the 5th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 498 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Puttur and distance from Kanyana village to Puttur is 24 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kanyana village is 574279. The village comes under Kanyana panchayat. Bantval is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is Mangalore which is 50 km away. 2.59 square kilometer (17%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 7650 people, among them 3771 (49%) are male and 3879 (51%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanyana village is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1465 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7558. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.4% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 0%. General caste population has decreased by -4.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 112.7% and child population has decreased by -20.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1029 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1046, in schedule caste is 906 and in schedule tribe is 987. There are 843 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 89 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 5977 people in the village are literate, among them 3079 are male and 2898 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanyana is 87%. 92% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Workers profile

Kanyana has 47% (3586) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 37% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.