Population of Mangalore 2021

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Mangalore City

Population of Mangalore 2021

Mangalore, officially known as Mangaluru, is the major city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It’s a major port of 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. 

Mangalore Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Mangalore City in 2011 is 4,88,968 (4.88 Lakhs) of which the male population is 242,512 and the female population is 246,456


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Mangalore for 2011 is 2877 people per sq. km. Mangalore city administers area is 170 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Mangalore City in 2011 was 93.72%. If things are looked out 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 Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 941 girls per 1000 boys


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

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Mangalore in 2021 - 5.45 lakhs (approx)

Mangalore CityTotalMaleFemale
Population (Census 2011)6,73,446
(6.73 Lacs)
Children (0-6)69,59636,88132,715
Average Literacy (%)83.91%88.67%78.65%
Sex ratio903 
Child Sex ratio887 

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 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 child sex ratio is 947