Dakshina Kannada is one of 30 districts located in southwest Indian state Karnataka. There are total 5 blocks which comes under Dakshina Kannada district, and there are total 331 villages and 37 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Dakshina Kannada district is 575 and number of houses in this district is 281890.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 1379283. Out of total 1379283, male population count is 683103, where as female population count is 696180 in Dakshina Kannada.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 141818 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 141818 children 72816 are boys and 69002 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Dakshina Kannada district is 77%. 1066960 out of total 1379283 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 81% and 559573 males are literate out of total 683103 male population, where as female literacy rate is 27% and 507387 out of total 696180 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Dakshina Kannada district is 22%. 312323 out of total 1379283 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 18% and 123530 males are illiterate out of total 683103 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 27% and 188793 out of total 696180 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Dakshina Kannada district is 701313 and non-working population is 677970 and out of 701313 working population 29715 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.