Mangalore Population 2024

Mangalore, officially known as Mangaluru, is the major city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It’s a major port in India that handles 75 percent of India’s coffee and cashew exports and is the country’s seventh-largest container port.  Mangalore is also included in the Smart Cities Mission list and is among the 100 smart cities to be developed in India. 

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Mangalore City in 2011 was 4,88,968 (4.88 Lakh), and the estimated population of Mangalore in 2024 is 7 lakh.

Population of Mangalore in 2024 - 7 lakh (approx)

Mangalore CityTotalMaleFemale
Population (Census 2011)4,88,968 242,512246,456
Children (0-6)69,59636,88132,715
Average Literacy (%)83.91%88.67%78.65%
Sex ratio903 
Child Sex ratio887 
Demographic Details


The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Mangalore for 2011 is 3632 people per sq. km. Mangalore city administers area is 135 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Mangalore City in 2011 was 93.72%. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 96.09 % and 91.41 % respectively. Total literate in Mangalore city was 417,649 of which 211,572 are males while 206,077 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Mangalore, it stood at 1016 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 is 941 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 years of age were also collected. There were 43,340 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total 22,323 are boys while 21,017 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 941. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 8.86% of the total population of Mangalore City

Sources: Census 2011

Dakshina Kannada Population

Dakshina Kannada is a district in the state of Karnataka in India. Mangalore is the headquarters. As per census 2011, Dakshina Kannada’s population is 2,089,649 (20.89 Lakhs) of which 1,034,714 are males and 1,054,935 are females. The literacy rate is 88.57 % & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 1020.

The estimated Population of Dakshina Kannada in 2024 is 23 lakh

Dakshina KannadaCensus 2011
Total Population2,089,649
Dist Area4,559 sq. km.
Pop. Density457 per sq. km.
Average Literacy (%)88.57 %
Sex Ratio1020
Population of Mangalore 2024 | Dakshina Kannada Population