Bangalore has the lowest sex ratio, at just 908 females per 1,000 males as per Census 2011, as against 965 females in 2001.
Even though the overall sex ratio in the state has increased, there is decline in the child sex ratio by three points.
On the other hand, in Udupi, it is the other way round with 1,093 females per 1,000 men, 1,019 in Kodagu and 1,018 in Dakshina Kannada.
However, the male-female ratio in the state rose marginally to 968 females per 1,000 males. In 2001 census, it was 965 females for every 1,000 males.
The state census nodal officer and the revenue secretary KS Prabhakara said that the perceptible increase in sex ratio was seen in Kodagu (+23), Chikmagalur (+21), Chamarajanagar (+18), Dharwad (+18), Shimoga (+17), and Mysore (+18).
“The sex ratio declined in Udupi (-37), Dakshina Kannada (-4) and Kolar (-1),” he said.
When questioned about the sex ratio statistics in other metros of the country, the state census director Anil Kumar said that the data would be available only during this month end or in May.