The population of Belgaum district is 47,78,439 out of which 24,27,104 are Males and 23,51,335 are females.
Belgaum district ranks second in the state of Karnataka in terms of population only after Bangalore and Belgaum district accounts for 7.97% of the states entire population.
The decadal growth of population from 2001-2011 is 13.38% which is lower than the previous decdal rate of 17.61%.
The Sex ratio (females per 1000 males) is now 969 which earlier was 960.
The density of population per sq. km has risen to 356 from 314.
When in comes to ranking in terms of density of population per Sq.km Belgaum is ranked at 8th position where Bangalore is the leader with 4378 people staying in a sq. km.
On the literacy front Belgaum district (73.94%) is on the 16th position which is quite disheartening when we have so many universities in the district.
Males literacy is slightly higher than females and males Literacy ranks Belgaum at 14th position(82.90%) and in terms of females literacy Belgaum district is on 18th position (64.74%). The literacy % of females is still very low and is even below the average literacy rate.
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All details from the Census India 2011 website.