Occupation Pattern

Sl. No.

Occupation

1981

1991

2001

No. of workers

Percent-age

No.of workers

Percent-age

No. Of workers

Percent-age

1

Cultivators

929

5.16

1046

5.49

1421

4.44

2

Agricutural laborers

463

2.61

726

3.81

728

2.27

3

Household industries

480

2.67

200

1.05

899

2.81

4

Other    services

16117

89.56

17081

89.65

32288

90.48

 

  Total

17989

100.00

19053

100.00

31995

100.00

 

Having a look on occupation pattern of Chikmagalur town from 1981 to 2001, the percentage of cultivators and agricultural laborers have reduced from 5.16 to 4.44 and 2.61 to 2.27, where as the percentage of house hold industries and other services has a marginal increase of 2.67 to 2.81 and 89.56 to 90.48.Hence from the above statistics it can be analyzed that there is a increase of territory activity namely construction