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Population of Karnataka

Census (1901-2011)
YearPopulationDecadal Growth (%) Change in Growth (%)
1901 19,065,921 --
1911 21,447,412 3.60-
1921 21,420,448 -1.09 -4.69
1931 24,203,573 9.38 10.47
1941 27,289,340 11.09 1.71
1951 31,115,259 19.36 8.27
1961 35,983,447 21.57 2.21
1971 43,502,708 24.22 2.65
1981 53,551,026 26.75 2.53
1991 66,508,008 21.12 -5.63
2001 76,210,007 17.51 -3.61
2011 84,580,777 15.60 -1.91
Population in 5 year Age Group (2011)
Age groupTotalRural Urban
PersonsShare (%)PersonsShare (%) PersonsShare (%)
00-04 5,046,719 8.26 3,179,495 8.49 1,867,224 7.90
05-09 5,241,509 8.58 3,309,619 8.83 1,931,890 8.18
10-14 5,736,646 9.39 3,662,475 9.77 2,074,171 8.78
15-19 5,827,277 9.54 3,658,264 9.76 2,169,013 9.18
20-24 6,052,558 9.91 3,549,425 9.47 2,503,133 10.59
25-29 5,771,606 9.45 3,283,508 8.76 2,488,098 10.53
30-34 4,698,380 7.69 2,657,749 7.09 2,040,631 8.64
35-39 4,695,451 7.69 2,770,958 7.40 1,924,493 8.15
40-44 3,826,712 6.26 2,320,355 6.19 1,506,357 6.38
45-49 3,519,782 5.76 2,165,676 5.78 1,354,106 5.73
50-54 2,699,270 4.42 1,665,456 4.44 1,033,814 4.38
55-59 2,142,504 3.51 1,323,457 3.53 819,047 3.47
60-64 2,060,052 3.37 1,352,255 3.61 707,797 3.00
65-69 1,520,119 2.49 1,039,482 2.77 480,637 2.03
70-74 1,061,125 1.74 736,309 1.97 324,816 1.37
75-79 524,426 0.86 350,060 0.93 174,366 0.74
80+ 625,310 1.02 418,963 1.12 206,347 0.87
Age not stated 45,851 0.08 25,829 0.07 20,022 0.08
Total 61,095,297 37,469,335 23,625,962