|• Body||Gram panchayat|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-KA|
As of 2001[update] India census, Hosabettu had a population of 5916. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Hosabettu has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 70%. In Hosabettu, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Languages are primarily Tulu, Konkani and Kannada.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.