Population of Belgaum 2019

Belgaum is a city in the state of Karnataka. It is the managerial central command of the eponymous Belgaum division and Belgaum region. The state government has thought of making the city of Belgaum as the second capital of Karnataka and one of the reasons why a second state regulatory building was built in the year of 2012.

population of Belgaum 2019

In 2006, the state government reported that the city of Belgaum would be made the state’s second capital and that the city would be a changeless setting for the yearly 15-day session of the state council. Belgaum as a small town city has a big number of Medical Colleges.


To get the actual population numbers of Belgaum in the year 2019, we need to find the population of the previous 5 years. They are as follows:

  1. 2014 – 530,340
  2. 2015 – 564,378
  3. 2016 – 589,300
  4. 2017 – 612,619
  5. 2018 – 645,492

With the population numbers of Belgaum from 2014-18 shown above; there is a noticeable increase in 115,152 in the past 5 years. As per the given figures, every year it is seen that the population increases by 23,030.4. Therefore, the population of Belgaum in 2019 is expected to be 645,492 + 23,030.4 = 668,522.4. So, the population of Belgaum in 2019 as per estimated data = 668,522.4.

Belgaum Population 2019 –668,522.4. (estimated).


According to the year 2011, males comprise 51% of the population and females 49%. It has a literacy rate of 78%, which is higher as compared to the national average of 65%, 54% of males, and 46% of females. 11% of the population of the city is under the age of six. The local languages spoken here are Kannada and Marathi. There is additionally minority number of Urdu, Konkani speakers. Hindi and English are additionally comprehended by the general population of the city. According to 2011 enumeration, Marathi speaking population of the city is almost 60% of the aggregate population.


The population density of Belgaum is 4901 people per square kilometer. The city’s population has expanded by 22.1% in the previous 10 years. In 2001 the population of the city of Belgaum was around 4 lakh. The population growth rate of females is 24.4%, which is 4.4% higher as compared to the male population growth rate of around 20%.

Since it is a developing city, the population growth rate has been getting faster each year and it is expected that in the coming years the pace of growth will be faster as well.


  1. The Belgaum border debate is an issue including Karnataka and Maharashtra. It is part of Karnataka and prior it was part of Maharashtra on linguistic grounds.

  2. The city is an imperative source of vegetables, meat, fruits, mining generation, and wood because of heavy precipitation, streams and the plenitude of water. Trading in North Karnataka is primarily with Goa and Maharashtra alongside significant urban communities like Pune and Bangalore.

  3. The city’s salubrious weather, closeness to the coast and vital position close to Portuguese Goa praised it to the British as an appropriate area for an armed force training and cantonment, which in the current day used for the Indian Armed Forces, alongside an air force station.

  4. The city of Belgaum is popular for kunda, which is sweet produced using milk.

  5. From the 1970s onward the city started seeing a generous increment in the number of professional education institutions. While at first, this was to a great extent in the medicinal and engineering area. The city currently has institutions serving various other professional streams also.