Hosanagara is a Block located in Shivamogga district in Karnataka. Placed in rural part of Karnataka, it is one among the 7 blocks of Shivamogga district. According to the administration records, the block number of Hosanagara is 86. The block has 204 villages and there are total 25917 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Hosanagara 's population is 112381. Out of this, 55670 are males whereas the females count 56711 here. This block has 11100 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 5633 are boys and 5467 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Hosanagara block is 71%. 80318 out of total 112381 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 77% as 43063 males out of total 55670 are literate while female literacy ratio is 65% as 37255 out of total 56711 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Hosanagara block is 28%. Here 32063 out of total 112381 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 22% as 12607 males out of total 55670 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 34% and 19456 out of total 56711 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Hosanagara block is 54100 whereas 58281 are non-working. And out of 54100 working person 17324 persons are completely dependent on farming.