Kolhapur district of Maharashtra has total population of 3,876,001 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,980,658 are males while 1,895,343 are females. In 2011 there were total 840,240 families residing in Kolhapur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kolhapur district is 957.





Sex Ratio


As per Census 2011 out of total population, 31.7% people lives in Urban areas while 68.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.3% while that in the rural areas is 78.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kolhapur district is 947 while that of Rural areas is 962.The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kolhapur district is 408942 which is 11% of the total population. There are 219521 male children and 189421 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kolhapur is 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (957) of Kolhapur district.

The total literacy rate of Kolhapur district is 81.51%. The male literacy rate is 78.75% and the female literacy rate is 66.8% in Kolhapur district. To facilitate the administration, Kolhapur district is further divided into 12 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.The total literacy rate of Kolhapur district was 81.51% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 2,825,845 literates, males were 1,559,760 while females were 1,266,085. Also the male literacy rate was 88.57% and the female literacy rate was 74.22% in Kolhapur district.

The Sex Ratio of Kolhapur district is 957. Thus for every 1000 men there were 957 females in Kolhapur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Kolhapur district.The total area of Kolhapur district is 7,685 km2. Thus the density of Kolhapur district is 504 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 340 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,345 sq. km. is under rural region.

  Rural Urban
Population % 68.27% 31.73%
Total population 2,645,992 1,230,009
Male population 1,348,815 631,843
Female population 1,297,177 598,166
Sex ratio 962 947
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 862 865
Child population 279,956 128,986
Literates 1,853,869 971,976
Average literacy 78.35% 88.28%
Male literacy 86.75% 92.42%
Female literacy 69.73% 83.95%