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

Gajapati district of Odisha has total population of 577,817 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 282,882 are males while 294,935 are females. In 2011 there were total 128,523 families residing in Gajapati district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gajapati district is 1,043.

Gajapati district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.2% people lives in Urban areas while 87.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.9% while that in the rural areas is 49.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gajapati district is 1,006 while that of Rural areas is 1,048.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gajapati district is 86984 which is 15% of the total population. There are 44212 male children and 42772 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gajapati is 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,043) of Gajapati district.

The total literacy rate of Gajapati district is 53.49%. The male literacy rate is 54.32% and the female literacy rate is 36.91% in Gajapati district.

Population
577,817
Literacy
53.49%
Sex Ratio
1,043

To facilitate the administration, Gajapati district is further divided into 10 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Gajapati Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 86,984 44,212 42,772
Literacy 53.49% 54.32% 36.91%
Scheduled Caste 39,175 19,037 20,138
Scheduled Tribe 313,714 151,902 161,812
Illiterate 315,280 129,219 186,061

Caste-wise Population - Gajapati district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 54.3% of total population in Gajapati district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 39,175 19,037 20,138
Schedule Tribe 313,714 151,902 161,812

Religion-wise Population - Gajapati district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 353,160 (61.12%) 173,383 179,777
Muslim 1,556 (0.27%) 770 786
Christian 219,482 (37.98%) 106,952 112,530
Sikh 53 (0.01%) 20 33
Buddhist 2,180 (0.38%) 1,107 1,073
Jain 66 (0.01%) 41 25
Other Religion 4 (0%) 2 2
No Religion Specified 1,316 (0.23%) 607 709

Literacy Rate - Gajapati district

The total literacy rate of Gajapati district was 53.49% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 262,537 literates, males were 153,663 while females were 108,874. Also the male literacy rate was 64.38% and the female literacy rate was 43.18% in Gajapati district.

  Gajapati district Odisha
Female 43.18% 64.01%
Male 64.38% 81.59%
Total 53.49% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Gajapati district

The Sex Ratio of Gajapati district is 1,043 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,043 females in Gajapati district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,043 ) of Gajapati district.


Population Density - Gajapati district

The total area of Gajapati district is 4,325 km2. Thus the density of Gajapati district is 134 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 37 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,288 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Gajapati district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gajapati, 12.23% people lived in urban regions while 87.77% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 70,666 out of which 35,227 were males while remaining 35,439 were females. In rural areas of Gajapati, male population was 247,655 while female population was 259,496.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gajapati was 1,006 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gajapati was 908 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gajapati were 7,300 which is 10.33% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gajapati was 1,048 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gajapati was 973 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Gajapati for urban regions was 77.92 percent in which males were 85.12% literate while female literacy stood at 70.85%. The total literate population of Gajapati was 262,537. Similarly in rural areas of Gajapati, the average literacy rate was 49.87 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 61.24% and 39.16% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gajapati were 213,160.

Rural Urban
Population % 87.77% 12.23%
Total population 507,151 70,666
Male population 247,655 35,227
Female population 259,496 35,439
Sex ratio 1,048 1,006
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 973 908
Child population 79,684 7,300
Literates 213,160 49,377
Average literacy 49.87% 77.92%
Male literacy 61.24% 85.12%
Female literacy 39.16% 70.85%

Child Population - Gajapati district

According to Census 2011, there were 86,984 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gajapati district. Out of which 44,212 were male while 42,772 were female.


Working Population - Gajapati district

In Gajapati district out of total population, 293,933 were engaged in work activities. 58% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 293,933 workers engaged in Main Work, 52,867 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 68,824 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 170,371 111,464 58,907
Cultivators 52,867 40,655 12,212
Agriculture Labourer 68,824 34,980 33,844
Household Industries 2,649 1,830 819
Other Workers 46,031 33,999 12,032
Marginal Workers 123,562 44,443 79,119
Non Working 283,884 126,975 156,909

Gajapati district Map


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