
Statistics of Dakshina Kannada district
Area
 The area of D.K.
district encompasses 4866 Sq. Kms.
Population
 The male population
is 8,19,847 and female population is 8,36,318
totaling to 16,56,165.
 Among the total
population, 11,22,723 belong to the rural area
and 5,33,442 reside in the urban area, 6,78,981
are workers and 8,57,976 are nonworkers.
 The denstity of
population per sq. km is 340 with a growth rate
of 22.72% during the period of 19711981.
 The sex ratio i.e.
number of females per 1000 males is 1020!
Literacy
 Total number of
literates are 10,90,224, with the pulished
literacy rate of 76.74%
 Among them 4,96,234
are women with the pulished literacy rate of
68.84% and 5,93,990 are men with the pulished
literacy rate of 84.88%
 6,94,267 are from the
rural areas with the published literacy rate of
72.65% and 3,95,957are from the urban areas with
the pulished literacy rate of 85.14%.
 Total number of
students attending primary schools are 2,81,409,
highschools are 73,457, leading to a staggering
drop rate of 73.9%!!, preuniversity colleges are
22,419 with a drop rate of 69.48% and degree
colleges are 31744
Other details
 Normal rainfall in
the area is 4030 m.m and actual rainfall in the
year 1998 was 4289 m.m.
 By the end of mid
1999 total number of motor vehicles (cars, buses,
jeeps, lorries, autorickshaws etc.) were
1,38,363.
 The availability of
ground water is 22,793 hectares i.e. 54,954
acres.
 There is one city
library and 21 branches in the district.
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