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

Debagarh district of Odisha has total population of 312,520 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 158,230 are males while 154,290 are females. In 2011 there were total 75,452 families residing in Debagarh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Debagarh district is 975.

Debagarh district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.2% people lives in Urban areas while 92.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.4% while that in the rural areas is 71.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Debagarh district is 936 while that of Rural areas is 978.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Debagarh district is 39917 which is 13% of the total population. There are 20718 male children and 19199 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Debagarh is 927 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (975) of Debagarh district.

The total literacy rate of Debagarh district is 72.57%. The male literacy rate is 71.19% and the female literacy rate is 55.2% in Debagarh district.

Population
312,520
Literacy
72.57%
Sex Ratio
975

To facilitate the administration, Debagarh district is further divided into 4 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Debagarh Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 39,917 20,718 19,199
Literacy 72.57% 71.19% 55.2%
Scheduled Caste 52,112 26,343 25,769
Scheduled Tribe 110,400 55,126 55,274
Illiterate 114,701 45,581 69,120

Caste-wise Population - Debagarh district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 35.3% of total population in Debagarh district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 52,112 26,343 25,769
Schedule Tribe 110,400 55,126 55,274

Religion-wise Population - Debagarh district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 296,001 (94.71%) 149,871 146,130
Muslim 704 (0.23%) 383 321
Christian 14,518 (4.65%) 7,303 7,215
Sikh 53 (0.02%) 32 21
Buddhist 102 (0.03%) 47 55
Jain 7 (0%) 3 4
Other Religion 409 (0.13%) 208 201
No Religion Specified 726 (0.23%) 383 343

Literacy Rate - Debagarh district

The total literacy rate of Debagarh district was 72.57% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 197,819 literates, males were 112,649 while females were 85,170. Also the male literacy rate was 81.92% and the female literacy rate was 63.05% in Debagarh district.

  Debagarh district Odisha
Female 63.05% 64.01%
Male 81.92% 81.59%
Total 72.57% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Debagarh district

The Sex Ratio of Debagarh district is 975 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 975 females in Debagarh district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 927 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 975 ) of Debagarh district.


Population Density - Debagarh district

The total area of Debagarh district is 2,940 km2. Thus the density of Debagarh district is 106 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 24 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,916 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Debagarh district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Debagarh, 7.16% people lived in urban regions while 92.84% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 22,390 out of which 11,564 were males while remaining 10,826 were females. In rural areas of Debagarh, male population was 146,666 while female population was 143,464.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Debagarh was 936 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Debagarh was 929 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Debagarh were 2,585 which is 11.55% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Debagarh was 978 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Debagarh was 927 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Debagarh for urban regions was 83.41 percent in which males were 89.13% literate while female literacy stood at 77.3%. The total literate population of Debagarh was 197,819. Similarly in rural areas of Debagarh, the average literacy rate was 71.72 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.34% and 61.96% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Debagarh were 181,300.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.84% 7.16%
Total population 290,130 22,390
Male population 146,666 11,564
Female population 143,464 10,826
Sex ratio 978 936
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 927 929
Child population 37,332 2,585
Literates 181,300 16,519
Average literacy 71.72% 83.41%
Male literacy 81.34% 89.13%
Female literacy 61.96% 77.3%

Child Population - Debagarh district

According to Census 2011, there were 39,917 children between age 0 to 6 years in Debagarh district. Out of which 20,718 were male while 19,199 were female.


Working Population - Debagarh district

In Debagarh district out of total population, 165,435 were engaged in work activities. 50.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 165,435 workers engaged in Main Work, 32,084 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 24,462 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 83,408 59,636 23,772
Cultivators 32,084 24,947 7,137
Agriculture Labourer 24,462 14,941 9,521
Household Industries 4,772 2,595 2,177
Other Workers 22,090 17,153 4,937
Marginal Workers 82,027 32,748 49,279
Non Working 147,085 65,846 81,239

Debagarh district Map


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