Davanagere City and District Population

Davanagere is a city in the state of Karnataka. It is the seventh-largest city in Karnataka & was selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Smart Cities Mission. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Davanagere City in 2011 was 435,128 (4.35 Lakh) and the Estimated Population of Davanagere in 2024 is 5 lakh 

Census 2011 Details
Davanagere CityCensus 2011
Total Population435,128 (4.35 lacs)
Male Population220,544
Female Population214,584
Density of Population5700 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)84.89 %
% of Male Literates88.92 %
% of Female Literates80.76%
Sex Ratio973
Child Sex Ratio946
Children (0-6 years)44,545
Boys (0-6yrs)22,888
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)21,657

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Davanagere City in 2011 was 435,128 (4.35 Lakhs) of which the male population was 220,544 and the female population was 214,584


The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Davanagere for 2011 is 5700 people per sq. km. Davanagere city administers area is 77 sq. km.

The average literacy rate of Davanagere City in 2011 was 84.89 %. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 88.92 % and 80.76 %. respectively. The total literate in Davanagere City was 331,551 of which 175,747 are males while 155,804 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Davanagere, it stood at 973 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio was 946 girls per 1000 boys


In the census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 years of age were also collected. There were 44,545 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total  22,888 are boys while 21,657 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 946. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.23 % of the total population of Davanagere City.

 Sources: Census 2011


Davanagere District Population

Davanagere District is an administrative district of Karnataka state in India. It was established in 1997 & earlier it was part of the Chitradurga District.  As per census 2011, Davanagere district population is  1,945,497 (19.45 Lakh) and estimated population in 2024 is 22 lakh,

Davanagere DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population1,945,497 (19.45 Lakh)
Male Population986,400
Female Population959,097
District Area5,924
Density of Population328 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)75.74%
Sex Ratio972
Child Sex Ratio948

Source: Census 201

Davanagere Population 2024 | Davanagere District Population