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

Baleshwar district of Odisha has total population of 2,320,529 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,185,787 are males while 1,134,742 are females. In 2011 there were total 533,001 families residing in Baleshwar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Baleshwar district is 957.

Baleshwar district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 10.9% people lives in Urban areas while 89.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.7% while that in the rural areas is 79.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Baleshwar district is 959 while that of Rural areas is 957.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Baleshwar district is 288672 which is 12% of the total population. There are 148565 male children and 140107 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Baleshwar is 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (957) of Baleshwar district.

The total literacy rate of Baleshwar district is 79.79%. The male literacy rate is 76.1% and the female literacy rate is 63.35% in Baleshwar district.

Population
2,320,529
Literacy
79.79%
Sex Ratio
957

To facilitate the administration, Baleshwar district is further divided into 21 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Baleshwar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 288,672 148,565 140,107
Literacy 79.79% 76.1% 63.35%
Scheduled Caste 478,586 243,597 234,989
Scheduled Tribe 275,678 137,748 137,930
Illiterate 699,297 283,428 415,869

Caste-wise Population - Baleshwar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.9% of total population in Baleshwar district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 478,586 243,597 234,989
Schedule Tribe 275,678 137,748 137,930

Religion-wise Population - Baleshwar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,197,709 (94.71%) 1,123,600 1,074,109
Muslim 94,254 (4.06%) 47,859 46,395
Christian 6,434 (0.28%) 3,132 3,302
Sikh 237 (0.01%) 124 113
Buddhist 111 (0%) 54 57
Jain 201 (0.01%) 102 99
Other Religion 18,345 (0.79%) 9,310 9,035
No Religion Specified 3,238 (0.14%) 1,606 1,632

Literacy Rate - Baleshwar district

The total literacy rate of Baleshwar district was 79.79% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 1,621,232 literates, males were 902,359 while females were 718,873. Also the male literacy rate was 87% and the female literacy rate was 72.28% in Baleshwar district.

  Baleshwar district Odisha
Female 72.28% 64.01%
Male 87% 81.59%
Total 79.79% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Baleshwar district

The Sex Ratio of Baleshwar district is 957 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 957 females in Baleshwar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Baleshwar district.


Population Density - Baleshwar district

The total area of Baleshwar district is 3,806 km2. Thus the density of Baleshwar district is 610 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 131 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,675 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Baleshwar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Baleshwar, 10.92% people lived in urban regions while 89.08% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 253,293 out of which 129,321 were males while remaining 123,972 were females. In rural areas of Baleshwar, male population was 1,056,466 while female population was 1,010,770.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Baleshwar was 959 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Baleshwar was 947 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Baleshwar were 27,853 which is 11% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Baleshwar was 957 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Baleshwar was 943 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Baleshwar for urban regions was 84.67 percent in which males were 89.1% literate while female literacy stood at 80.07%. The total literate population of Baleshwar was 1,621,232. Similarly in rural areas of Baleshwar, the average literacy rate was 79.18 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.74% and 71.3% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Baleshwar were 1,430,341.

Rural Urban
Population % 89.08% 10.92%
Total population 2,067,236 253,293
Male population 1,056,466 129,321
Female population 1,010,770 123,972
Sex ratio 957 959
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 943 947
Child population 260,819 27,853
Literates 1,430,341 190,891
Average literacy 79.18% 84.67%
Male literacy 86.74% 89.1%
Female literacy 71.3% 80.07%

Child Population - Baleshwar district

According to Census 2011, there were 288,672 children between age 0 to 6 years in Baleshwar district. Out of which 148,565 were male while 140,107 were female.


Working Population - Baleshwar district

In Baleshwar district out of total population, 932,707 were engaged in work activities. 66.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 932,707 workers engaged in Main Work, 227,102 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 165,636 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 618,064 540,777 77,287
Cultivators 227,102 216,254 10,848
Agriculture Labourer 165,636 133,637 31,999
Household Industries 17,203 13,887 3,316
Other Workers 208,123 176,999 31,124
Marginal Workers 314,643 143,243 171,400
Non Working 1,387,822 501,767 886,055

Baleshwar district Map


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