Balangir District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Odisha) - Census 2011

Balangir district of Odisha has total population of 1,648,997 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 830,097 are males while 818,900 are females. In 2011 there were total 414,749 families residing in Balangir district. The Average Sex Ratio of Balangir district is 987.

Balangir district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12% people lives in Urban areas while 88% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.4% while that in the rural areas is 62.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Balangir district is 948 while that of Rural areas is 992.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balangir district is 216320 which is 13% of the total population. There are 110658 male children and 105662 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balangir is 955 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (987) of Balangir district.

The total literacy rate of Balangir district is 64.72%. The male literacy rate is 65.74% and the female literacy rate is 46.6% in Balangir district.

Population
1,648,997
Literacy
64.72%
Sex Ratio
987

To facilitate the administration, Balangir district is further divided into 12 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Balangir Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Balangir district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 216,320 110,658 105,662
Literacy 64.72% 65.74% 46.6%
Scheduled Caste 294,777 148,356 146,421
Scheduled Tribe 347,164 172,489 174,675
Illiterate 721,737 284,425 437,312

Caste-wise Population - Balangir district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 21.1% of total population in Balangir district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 294,777 148,356 146,421
Schedule Tribe 347,164 172,489 174,675

Religion-wise Population - Balangir district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,618,175 (98.13%) 814,437 803,738
Muslim 7,811 (0.47%) 3,981 3,830
Christian 16,271 (0.99%) 8,131 8,140
Sikh 565 (0.03%) 314 251
Buddhist 467 (0.03%) 257 210
Jain 2,225 (0.13%) 1,171 1,054
Other Religion 141 (0.01%) 78 63
No Religion Specified 3,342 (0.2%) 1,728 1,614

Literacy Rate - Balangir district

The total literacy rate of Balangir district was 64.72% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 927,260 literates, males were 545,672 while females were 381,588. Also the male literacy rate was 75.85% and the female literacy rate was 53.5% in Balangir district.

  Balangir district Odisha
Female 53.5% 64.01%
Male 75.85% 81.59%
Total 64.72% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Balangir district

The Sex Ratio of Balangir district is 987 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 987 females in Balangir district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 955 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 987 ) of Balangir district.


Population Density - Balangir district

The total area of Balangir district is 6,575 km2. Thus the density of Balangir district is 251 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 101 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,474 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Balangir district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Balangir, 11.97% people lived in urban regions while 88.03% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 197,381 out of which 101,327 were males while remaining 96,054 were females. In rural areas of Balangir, male population was 728,770 while female population was 722,846.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Balangir was 948 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Balangir was 905 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Balangir were 21,686 which is 10.99% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Balangir was 992 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Balangir was 961 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Balangir for urban regions was 83.44 percent in which males were 89.82% literate while female literacy stood at 76.75%. The total literate population of Balangir was 927,260. Similarly in rural areas of Balangir, the average literacy rate was 62.11 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 73.85% and 50.32% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Balangir were 780,657.

Rural Urban
Population % 88.03% 11.97%
Total population 1,451,616 197,381
Male population 728,770 101,327
Female population 722,846 96,054
Sex ratio 992 948
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 961 905
Child population 194,634 21,686
Literates 780,657 146,603
Average literacy 62.11% 83.44%
Male literacy 73.85% 89.82%
Female literacy 50.32% 76.75%

Child Population - Balangir district

According to Census 2011, there were 216,320 children between age 0 to 6 years in Balangir district. Out of which 110,658 were male while 105,662 were female.


Working Population - Balangir district

In Balangir district out of total population, 720,601 were engaged in work activities. 55.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 720,601 workers engaged in Main Work, 133,145 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 107,920 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 402,227 332,355 69,872
Cultivators 133,145 121,287 11,858
Agriculture Labourer 107,920 78,800 29,120
Household Industries 16,721 12,974 3,747
Other Workers 144,441 119,294 25,147
Marginal Workers 318,374 137,601 180,773
Non Working 928,396 360,141 568,255

Balangir district Map


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