Demography

  • Gulbarga district has undergone Jurisdictional changes after 2001 Census as new district Yadgir was created by bifurcating three taluks viz., Shahpur, Shorapur and Yadgir from the erstwhile Gulbarga district.
  • Gulbarga is the second largest district in the state with the total area of 10954 sq. km
  • Gulbarga district with a total population of 25, 66,326 stands at 5th place in the State.
  • The district has a density of 234 and it holds the 20th place in the State.
  • Gulbarga district accounts for 4.2 percent of the total population of the State and holds the 5th rank in the State.
  • With the decadal growth rate of 18.0 percent, it ranks 5th in the State in terms of decadal growth rate.
  • The district with a Sex ratio of 971 holds 24th rank in the State.
  • The district with a Sex ratio of 943 among the child population in the agegroup 0-6 holds the 25th rank in the State.
  • The proportion of child population (0-6 age-group) is 14.2 percent in the district and holds the 6th rank in the State.
  • The district has the fourth lowest literacy rate of 64.9 percent in the State.
  • The male literacy rate in the district is 74.4 percent and the female literacy rate is 55.1 percent
  • The Scheduled Caste population contributes 25.3 percent to the total population of the district which is the third highest in the state.
  • The Scheduled Tribe population contributes 2.5 percent to the total population of the district and holds 24th rank in the state
  • The district has registered a work participation of 42.4 percent, third lowest in the State
  • The work participation rates for Male and Female population are 52.2 and 32.2 respectively in the district.
  • Among the total workers in the district 77.7 percent are Main workers and 22.3 percent are Marginal workers.
  • Of the total work force of the district, 58.5 percent are engaged in Agricultural sector i.e. Cultivators (20.3 percent) and Agricultural Labourers (38.2 percent).
  • Agricultural Labourers constitute 38.2 percent of the total workers in the district and the district holds 8th rank in the State.
  • In the district 39.2 percent are Other workers and 2.4 percent of the total workers are engaged in Household Industry.
  • About 57.6 percent of the total population in the district is non-workers, third highest in the state.
  • Gulbarga District has the 918 number of villages and 10 Statutory Towns and 1 Census Town.

Source : Census 2011

Demographic Label Value
Area 10,954 Sq Km
No. of Revenue Disivions 2
No. of erstwhile Blocks /Taluks 7
No of Towns 11
No of GramPanchayats 264
No of Villages 918
No of Households 71,601
Total Population 25,66,326
Rural Population 17,30,775
Urban Population 8,35,551
Literates 14,27,368
Main Workers 8,44,237
Marginal Workers 2,42,791
Non-Workers 14,79,298