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Karnataka (Kannada: ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ, IPA:/kərˈnɑːtəkə, kɑːr-/)[6] is a state in south western region of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the States Reorganisation Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamed Karnataka in 1973.

The capital and largest city is Bangalore (Bengaluru). Karnataka is bordered by the Arabian Sea and the Laccadive Sea to the west, Goa to the northwest, Maharashtra to the north, Telangana to the northeast, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Tamil Nadu to the southeast, and Kerala to the southwest. The state covers an area of 191,976 square kilometres (74,122 sq mi), or 5.83 per cent of the total geographical area of India. It is the seventh largest Indian state by area.

Karnataka Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Karnataka has population of 6.11 Crores, an increase from figure of 5.29 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Karnataka as per 2011 census is 61,095,297 of which male and female are 30,966,657 and 30,128,640 respectively. In 2001, total population was 52,850,562 in which males were 26,898,918 while females were 25,951,644. 

The total population growth in this decade was 15.60 percent while in previous decade it was 17.25 percent. The population of Karnataka forms 5.05 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 5.14 percent.
Approximate Population 6.11 Crores 5.29 Crore
Actual Population 61,095,297 52,850,562
Male 30,966,657 26,898,918
Female 30,128,640 25,951,644
Population Growth 15.60% 17.25%
Percantage of total Population 5.05% 5.14%
Sex Ratio 973 965
Child Sex Ratio 948 946
Density/km2 319 276
Density/mi2 825 714
Area(Km2) 191,791 191,791
Area mi2 74,051 74,051
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 7,161,033 7,182,100
Male Population (0-6 Age) 3,675,291 3,690,958
Female Population (0-6 Age) 3,485,742 3,491,142
Literacy 75.36 % 66.64 %
Male Literacy 82.47 % 76.10 %
Female Literacy 68.08 % 56.87 %
Total Literate 40,647,322 30,434,962
Male Literate 22,508,471 17,661,211
Female Literate 18,138,851 12,773,751

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Karnataka with 84.00 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Karnataka with approximately 12.92 % following it. In Karnataka state, Christinity is followed by 1.87 %, Jainism by 0.72 %, Sikhism by 0.05 % and Buddhism by 0.05 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.27 % stated 'No Particular Religion'. 

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Hindu 51,317,472 84.00 %
Muslim 7,893,065 12.92 %
Christian 1,142,647 1.87 %
Jain 440,280 0.72 %
Not Available 166,087 0.27 %
Buddhist 95,710 0.16 %
Sikh 28,773 0.05 %
Other Religion 11,263 0.02 %
DescriptionRuralUrban
Population (%) 61.33 % 38.67 %
Total Population 37,469,335 23,625,962
Male Population 18,929,354 12,037,303
Female Population 18,539,981 11,588,659
Population Growth 7.40 % 31.54 %
Sex Ratio 979 963

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