Saligrama Village, with population of about 12 thousand is Krishnarajanagara sub district's the most populous village, located in Krishnarajanagara sub district of Mysore district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Saligrama village is 11 km2 and it is the 5th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1067 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is K.r.nagara and distance from Saligrama village to K.r.nagara is 23 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Saligrama village is 571604. The village comes under Saligrama panchayat. Krishnarajanagara is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 23 km. District head quarter of the village is Mysore which is 65 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5869 (50%) are male and 5967 (50%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saligrama village is 9%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 2976 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Saligrama

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,836 9,498 1,991 347 1,038
Male 5,869 4,754 945 170 504
Female 5,967 4,744 1,046 177 534

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 0.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.9% which is 4.8% higher than male population growth rate of -1.9%. General caste population has increased by 0.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -12.2% and child population has decreased by -26.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Saligrama

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1 0 4 -12 -27
Male -2 -2 -1 -14 -33
Female 3 2 9 -11 -20

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1017 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 998, in schedule caste is 1107 and in schedule tribe is 1041. There are 1060 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 170 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Saligrama

Total General SC ST Child
Change 47 38 99 36 170
2011 1,017 998 1,107 1,041 1,060
2001 970 960 1,008 1,005 890

Literacy

Total 7767 people in the village are literate, among them 4149 are male and 3618 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saligrama is 72%. 77% of male and 67% 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%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Saligrama

Total Male Female
Change 6 4 7
2011 72 77 67
2001 66 73 60

Workers profile

Saligrama has 41% (4836) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 20% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Saligrama

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41 34 7 59
Male 62 55 7 38
Female 20 14 6 80