Dakshina Kannada Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Dakshina Kannada in 2021
2,380,528
Estimated population of males in 2021
1,178,746
Estimated population of males in 2021
1,201,782

Population as per 2011 census

Population 2,089,649
Male Population 1,034,714
Female Population 1,054,935
Area (km2) 4,861
Density/km2 430
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1,020
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 947
Literates 1,666,323
Male Literates 864,019
Female Literates 802,304
Average Literacy 88.57%
Male Literacy 93.13%
Female Literacy 84.13%
Child Population (0-6 Age) 208,297
Boys Population (0-6 Age) 106,985
Girls Population (0-6 Age) 101,312
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.97%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.34%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.60%

Dakshina Kannada Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindu
1,403,854
67.18%
1,599,270
Muslims
501,896
24.02%
571,760
Christian
171,398
8.20%
195,257
Sikh
525
0.03%
598
Buddhist
445
0.02%
507
Jain
10,397
0.50%
11,844
Not Stated
996
0.05%
1,135
Others
138
0.01%
157
Total
2,089,649
100.00%
2,380,528

City/Metros in Dakshina Kannada District

City Name Population in 2011
Estimated Population in 2021
Mangalore (Municipal Corporation) 488,968
557,032