Chikmagalur is a Block located in Chikmagalur district in Karnataka. Located in rural part of Karnataka, it is one among the 7 blocks of Chikmagalur district. According to the government records, the block number of Chikmagalur is 98. The block has 229 villages and there are total 45631 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chikmagalur 's population is 186967. Out of this, 93219 are males whereas the females count 93748 here. This block has 17580 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 8882 are boys and 8698 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chikmagalur block is 69%. 129278 out of total 186967 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 75% as 70384 males out of total 93219 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 62% as 58894 out of total 93748 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Chikmagalur block is 30%. Here 57689 out of total 186967 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 24% as 22835 males out of total 93219 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 37% and 34854 out of total 93748 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Chikmagalur block is 100916 still 86051 are un-employed. And out of 100916 employed person 19935 peoples are completely reliant on agriculture.