Karkal is a Block positioned in Udupi district in Karnataka. Located in urban part of Karnataka, it is one of the 3 blocks of Udupi district. As per the government records, the block code of Karkal is 92. The block has 50 villages and there are total 41881 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Karkal 's population is 190291. Out of this, 90964 are males while the females count 99327 here. This block has 16809 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 8610 are boys and 8199 are girls.
Literacy rate in Karkal block is 78%. 148873 out of total 190291 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 81% as 74494 males out of total 90964 are literate while female literacy rate is 74% as 74379 out of total 99327 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Karkal block is 21%. Here 41418 out of total 190291 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 18% as 16470 males out of total 90964 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 25% and 24948 out of total 99327 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Karkal block is 94774 however 95517 are un-employed. And out of 94774 working people 14307 persons are entirely reliant on farming.