Sagar is a Block situated in Shivamogga district in Karnataka. Positioned in rural part of Karnataka, it is one among the 7 blocks of Shivamogga district. According to the administration records, the block code of Sagar is 83. The block has 238 villages and there are total 32660 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sagar 's population is 140922. Out of this, 69798 are males while the females count 71124 here. This block has 14049 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 7187 are boys and 6862 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sagar block is 69%. 97510 out of total 140922 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 76% as 53177 males out of total 69798 are educated whereas female literacy ratio is 62% as 44333 out of total 71124 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Sagar block is 30%. Here 43412 out of total 140922 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 23% as 16621 males out of total 69798 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 37% and 26791 out of total 71124 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Sagar block is 73974 while 66948 are non-working. And out of 73974 employed people 30270 persons are completely reliant on cultivation.