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With a total count of 64 million people, Karnataka is the Ninth largest state of India. Know more on current population, sex ratio and religious composition in Karnataka.
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Population of Karnataka



Current Population of Karnataka in 2014 64,055,400
Population of Karnataka in 2013 63,065,276
Population in 2012 62,090,456
Total Males 3,10,57,742 (2011)
Total Females in Karnataka 3,00,72,962 (2011)
Sex Ratio in Karnataka 968 females per 1,000 males
Population of Karnataka consists of:
Hindu - 83%,
Muslim - 11%,
Christian - 4%,
Jains - 0.78% and Buddhist - 0.73%

Population of Karnataka - Karnataka is one of the major states of South India. With a total population of over 64 million, Karnataka is the ninth largest state in India in terms of Population. Going by estimated figures of 2014, there are 64,055,400 people living in the state of Karnataka. The state enjoys a healthy lifestyle and is considered as one of the developed states of India. The population of the state was estimated to be 61,130,704 in 2011 Census of India. From there on, Karnataka has added another 3 million people to its growing population between years 2011 to 2014. Bangalore is the largest city in the state with over 1 million people living there. The state adds around 1 million people every year to its existing population. There are over 30 districts in the state of Karnataka. Among all the districts in the state, Bangalore Urban, Belgaum and Gulbarga are the most populated districts with a total head count of 3 million people in each district. Male to female ratio or Sex Ratio is quiet good in the state with 1000 males available for every 964 females. In the last 30 years, Karnataka has been showing major signs of decline in its population growth. The state has witnessed a growth of 15.7% in its population between years 2001 to 2011. Demographic figures of Karnataka are much better than compared with other states of India.

Population of KarnatakaCurrent Population of Karnataka in 2014
The southern state of Karnataka is currently home to over 64 million people in India. In terms of population ranking, it is Ninth most populated state of India. As of 2014, there are 64,055,400 people living in Karnataka.

Population of Karnataka in 2013
In year 2013, Karnataka added another 990124 people to its existing population. It is estimated that Population of Karnataka in 2013 was 63065276. These further include 50.9% males and 49.1% females.

Population of Karnataka in 2012
Population in state of Karnataka has been increasing at a descent rate. Every year, there are around 1 million people added in its present population. By 2012, Population of Karnataka was estimated to be 62,090,456. So there was an increase of 1.5% in population of Karnataka in year 2012. According to Census of India 2011, Population of Karnataka was recorded at 61,130,704.

What is the Population of Karnataka
Karnataka, with a steady growth in its population every year, it is estimated that there are 64,055,400 people living in the state. Population growth in Karnataka is considered to be satisfactory as compared with other populated states of India.

Religious Population in Karnataka
The population of Karnataka is further divided into different religions originating in the state. Hinduism is the dominant religion with 83.9% of the population following Hindu Religion, 12.2% are Muslim, 1.9% are Christian, 0.78% are Jains, 0.73% are Buddhist, Sikhs form an mere 0.03% of the total population in the state.

The official language of Karnataka state is Kannada.

Growth of Population in Karnataka
Rapid Industrialization and growth of various metros in Karnataka has contributed a lot towards its Population growth. Bangalore, the capital city witnessed a large number of migratory populations from other parts of India. With state government providing a better health services to the people, it has further resulted in controlling the health related problems in Karnataka. So with recent modernization in the state, Karnataka has witnessed a decent growth in its Population.

Current Population of Karnataka

Population in 2011 Growth Rate 2001-2011 Density (per Sq. Km) Sex Ratio (females per 1000 males)
Name Persons Males Females 2001-2011 2011 2011
Karnataka 6,11,30,704 3,10,57,742 3,00,72,962 15.67 319 968
Belgaum 47,78,439 24,27,104 23,51,335 13.38 356 969
Bagalkot 18,90,826 9,52,902 9,37,924 14.46 288 984
Bijapur 21,75,102 11,12,953 1,06,21,49 20.38 207 954
Bidar 17,00,018 8,70,850 8,29,168 13.16 312 952
Raichur 19,24,773 9,66,493 9,58,280 15.27 228 992
Koppal 13,91,292 7,01,479 6,89,813 16.32 250 983
Gadag 10,65,235 5,38,477 5,26,758 9.61 229 978
Dharwad 18,46,993 9,39,127 9,07,866 15.13 434 967
Uttara Kannada 14,36,847 7,27,424 7,09,423 6.15 140 975
Haveri 15,8,506 8,19,295 7,79,211 11.08 331 951
Bellary 25,32,383 12,80,402 12,51,981 24.92 300 978
Chitradurga 16,60,378 8,43,411 8,16,967 9.39 197 969
Davanagere 19,46,905 9,89,602 9,57,303 8.71 329 967
Shimoga 17,55,512 8,79,817 8,75,695 6.88 207 995
Udupi 11,77,908 5,62,896 6,15,012 5.90 304 1,093
Chikmagalur 11,37,753 5,67,483 5,70,270 -0.28 158 1005
Tumkur 26,81,449 13,54,770 13,26,679 3.74 253 979
Bangalore 95,88,910 50,25,498 45,63,412 46.68 4,378 908
Mandya 18,08,680 9,09,441 8,99,239 2.55 365 989
Hassan 17,76,221 8,85,807 8,90,414 3.17 261 1,005
Dakshina Kannada 20,83,625 10,32,577 10,51,048 9.80 457 1,018
Kodagu 5,54,762 2,74,725 2,80,037 1.13 135 1,019
Mysore 29,94,744 15,11,206 14,83,538 13.39 437 982
Chamarajanagar 10,20,962 5,13,359 5,07,603 5.75 200 989
Gulbarga 25,64,892 13,07,061 12,57,831 17.94 233 962
Yadgir 11,72,985 5,91,104 5,81,881 22.67 224 984
Kolar 15,40,231 7,79,401 7,60,830 11.04 384 976
Chikkaballapura 12,54,377 6,37,504 6,16,873 9.17 298 968
Bangalore Rural 9,87,257 5,07,514 4,79,743 16.02 441 945
Ramanagara 10,82,739 5,48,060 5,34,679 5.06 303 976








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