The sex-ratio of Ramanagara district is around 976 compared to 973 which is average of Karnataka state. Udupi, Sringeri, Gokarna and Melukote are well known places of Sanskrit learning and Vedic learning. [citation needed]. Islam is followed with majority in 0 out of 30 districts. mi). [7], Christianity reached Karnataka in the 16th century with the arrival of the Portuguese and St. Francis Xavier in 1545. He first lived in Tondanur and then moved to Melukote where the Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple and a well-organised matha were built. [3], According to the 2011 census of India, the total population of Karnataka is 6.25 crores. the best examples of which are in the vast open air theater of monuments at Hampi. [1] Other linguistic minorities in the state are Tulu, Kodava, Konkani and Urdu. [14], On the other hand, the proportion of Muslims is lower in central Karnataka. Other linguistic minorities in the state are Tulu, Kodava, Konkani, Urdu, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Hindi and Malayalam. Most of their temples in Karnataka are scattered over northern Karnataka districts. At the census 2001, out of 1028 million population, little over 827 million (80.5%) have returned themselves as followers of Hindu religion, 138 million (13.4%) as Muslims or the followers of Islam, 24 million (2.3%) as Christians, 19 million (1.9%) as Sikh, 8 million (0.80%) as Buddhists and 4 … Gadaga, Chamarajanagara and Kodagu districts have a population of less than a million. [12] While Muslims can be found in all districts of Karanataka, Muslims have a stronger presence in:[13][14] Fearing persecution from the Tamil CholasRamanujacharya fled Tamil Nadu and came to Karnataka during the rule of the Hoysala dynasty and preached his philosophy from Melukote. Hinduism is majority religion in state of Karnataka with 84.00 % followers. People belonging to Muslim, Christian, Buddhist, Jain, Sikh and Parsi communities come under religious minorities. Buddhism was once popular in Karnataka during the first millennium in places such as Gulbarga and Banavasi. The state government of Karnataka has granted a separate religion tag to the Lingayats, who make up to 17 percent of the population of the southern state. The Vishishtadvaita Ramanuja, considered a saint in Sri Sampradaya, who fled persecution by the Shaiva Chola dynasty of Tamil Nadu, spent from 1098-1122 in Karnataka. Islam, which had an early presence in the west coast of India as early as the 10th century gained a foothold in Karnataka with the arrival of the Bahmani Sultanate and Adil Shahi dynasty, which ruled parts of Karnataka. [4] Shravanabelgola, Moodabidri, and Karkala are famous for Jain history and monuments. As per the 2001 census, the eight largest cities of Karnataka in order of their population are Bengaluru, H… There are a large number of Muslim run educational institutions in Karnataka. The great saint Madhvacharya (1238-1317 AD), proponent of dvaita philosophy and Raghavendra Swami were born here. Karnataka has a sex ratio of 973 females to 1000 males. The Western Chalukyas used the In-between style, implying a bridge between Chalukya - Rashtrakuta and Hoysala styles, with the best temples of their style located in the central districts of Gadag district(Lakkundi, Dambal, Sudi, Lakshmeshwar, Gadag), Koppal district(Mahadeva Temple (Itagi), Kuknur), Haveri district (Galaganatha, Chaudayyadanapura, Haveri, Harlahalli, Hangal) and Dharwad District (Annigeri, Kundgol, Tamboor, Chandramouleshwara Temple Unakal Hubli). In addition, the Nizams of Hyderabad ruled over large parts of Northeastern Karnataka. In Karnataka state, Christinity is followed by 1.87 %, Jainism by 0.72 %, Sikhism by 0.05 % and Buddhism by 0.05 %. According to the 2011 census of India, the total population of Karnataka is 6.25 crores. (The percentage has been calculated with Karnataka’s population as six crore, although the Census 2011 shows the state population as 6.1 crore.) [2] Karnataka is also in the forefront of population control measures with the world's first two birth control clinics being set up in 1930 in the Mandya district. The literacy rate is 75.4% (as per the 2011 census). Karnataka Population 2019 –68.308 Million. Christian Population in Karnataka is 11.43 Lakhs (1.87 percent) of total 6.11 Crore. They violently resisted British rule in the area, but without adequate cooperation from other kingdoms, were defeated. Muslims are minority in Karnataka state forming 12.92% of total population. DEMOGRAPHY OF KARNATAKA: Out of total population of Karnataka 84.00% of its occupantswere Hindu, 12.92% Muslim, 1.87% Christian, 0.16% Buddhist and 0.05% were Sikhs. Religion in Karnataka has played a very important role in shaping modern Indian religions and philosophy. [2] Udupi, Shringeri, Gokarna and Melukote are well known places of Sanskrit and Vedic learning. Protestants are the result of British missionaries' work during the British empire in India. [6] 2. Due to this the Protestants are less in number as compared to the Catholics. Mysore Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Mysore, Karnataka - Census 2011. Nearly 17% population of Karnataka belongs to Lingayat sect. Christianity arrived in Karnataka between 1500-1600 CE with the Portuguese. Tulu and Kannada is spoken in most parts of the northern district of Kasaragod, adjoining Karnataka. 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