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

Dhenkanal district of Odisha has total population of 1,192,811 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 612,593 are males while 580,218 are females. In 2011 there were total 279,364 families residing in Dhenkanal district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhenkanal district is 947.

Dhenkanal district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.9% people lives in Urban areas while 90.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.3% while that in the rural areas is 77.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dhenkanal district is 918 while that of Rural areas is 950.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhenkanal district is 139096 which is 12% of the total population. There are 74093 male children and 65003 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhenkanal is 877 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (947) of Dhenkanal district.

The total literacy rate of Dhenkanal district is 78.76%. The male literacy rate is 75.76% and the female literacy rate is 63.05% in Dhenkanal district.

Population
1,192,811
Literacy
78.76%
Sex Ratio
947

To facilitate the administration, Dhenkanal district is further divided into 13 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Dhenkanal Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 139,096 74,093 65,003
Literacy 78.76% 75.76% 63.05%
Scheduled Caste 234,079 118,755 115,324
Scheduled Tribe 162,056 80,878 81,178
Illiterate 362,901 148,500 214,401

Caste-wise Population - Dhenkanal district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.6% of total population in Dhenkanal district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 234,079 118,755 115,324
Schedule Tribe 162,056 80,878 81,178

Religion-wise Population - Dhenkanal district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,185,542 (99.39%) 608,676 576,866
Muslim 4,805 (0.4%) 2,586 2,219
Christian 727 (0.06%) 379 348
Sikh 124 (0.01%) 68 56
Buddhist 366 (0.03%) 189 177
Jain 39 (0%) 19 20
Other Religion 139 (0.01%) 109 30
No Religion Specified 1,069 (0.09%) 567 502

Literacy Rate - Dhenkanal district

The total literacy rate of Dhenkanal district was 78.76% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 829,910 literates, males were 464,093 while females were 365,817. Also the male literacy rate was 86.18% and the female literacy rate was 71% in Dhenkanal district.

  Dhenkanal district Odisha
Female 71% 64.01%
Male 86.18% 81.59%
Total 78.76% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Dhenkanal district

The Sex Ratio of Dhenkanal district is 947 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 947 females in Dhenkanal district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 877 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 947 ) of Dhenkanal district.


Population Density - Dhenkanal district

The total area of Dhenkanal district is 4,452 km2. Thus the density of Dhenkanal district is 268 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 68 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,384 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Dhenkanal district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dhenkanal, 9.85% people lived in urban regions while 90.15% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 117,506 out of which 61,267 were males while remaining 56,239 were females. In rural areas of Dhenkanal, male population was 551,326 while female population was 523,979.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dhenkanal was 918 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dhenkanal was 883 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dhenkanal were 11,762 which is 10.01% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dhenkanal was 950 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dhenkanal was 877 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Dhenkanal for urban regions was 89.26 percent in which males were 93.28% literate while female literacy stood at 84.89%. The total literate population of Dhenkanal was 829,910. Similarly in rural areas of Dhenkanal, the average literacy rate was 77.59 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.37% and 69.49% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dhenkanal were 735,523.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.15% 9.85%
Total population 1,075,305 117,506
Male population 551,326 61,267
Female population 523,979 56,239
Sex ratio 950 918
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 877 883
Child population 127,334 11,762
Literates 735,523 94,387
Average literacy 77.59% 89.26%
Male literacy 85.37% 93.28%
Female literacy 69.49% 84.89%

Child Population - Dhenkanal district

According to Census 2011, there were 139,096 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhenkanal district. Out of which 74,093 were male while 65,003 were female.


Working Population - Dhenkanal district

In Dhenkanal district out of total population, 435,533 were engaged in work activities. 63.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 435,533 workers engaged in Main Work, 59,655 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 66,856 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 277,338 245,235 32,103
Cultivators 59,655 57,261 2,394
Agriculture Labourer 66,856 55,563 11,293
Household Industries 10,672 8,984 1,688
Other Workers 140,155 123,427 16,728
Marginal Workers 158,195 95,317 62,878
Non Working 757,278 272,041 485,237

Dhenkanal district Map


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