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

Ganjam district of Odisha has total population of 3,529,031 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,779,218 are males while 1,749,813 are females. In 2011 there were total 758,267 families residing in Ganjam district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ganjam district is 983.

Ganjam district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 21.8% people lives in Urban areas while 78.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.3% while that in the rural areas is 67.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ganjam district is 941 while that of Rural areas is 995.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ganjam district is 420158 which is 12% of the total population. There are 220159 male children and 199999 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ganjam is 908 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (983) of Ganjam district.

The total literacy rate of Ganjam district is 71.09%. The male literacy rate is 70.97% and the female literacy rate is 54.14% in Ganjam district.

Population
3,529,031
Literacy
71.09%
Sex Ratio
983

To facilitate the administration, Ganjam district is further divided into 30 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Ganjam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 420,158 220,159 199,999
Literacy 71.09% 70.97% 54.14%
Scheduled Caste 688,235 342,111 346,124
Scheduled Tribe 118,928 59,172 59,756
Illiterate 1,318,981 516,566 802,415

Caste-wise Population - Ganjam district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.4% of total population in Ganjam district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 688,235 342,111 346,124
Schedule Tribe 118,928 59,172 59,756

Religion-wise Population - Ganjam district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,486,059 (98.78%) 1,757,552 1,728,507
Muslim 13,315 (0.38%) 6,890 6,425
Christian 23,975 (0.68%) 11,845 12,130
Sikh 590 (0.02%) 299 291
Buddhist 174 (0%) 90 84
Jain 170 (0%) 72 98
Other Religion 76 (0%) 49 27
No Religion Specified 4,672 (0.13%) 2,421 2,251

Literacy Rate - Ganjam district

The total literacy rate of Ganjam district was 71.09% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 2,210,050 literates, males were 1,262,652 while females were 947,398. Also the male literacy rate was 80.99% and the female literacy rate was 61.13% in Ganjam district.

  Ganjam district Odisha
Female 61.13% 64.01%
Male 80.99% 81.59%
Total 71.09% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Ganjam district

The Sex Ratio of Ganjam district is 983 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 983 females in Ganjam district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 908 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 983 ) of Ganjam district.


Population Density - Ganjam district

The total area of Ganjam district is 8,206 km2. Thus the density of Ganjam district is 430 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 360 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,846 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Ganjam district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ganjam, 21.76% people lived in urban regions while 78.24% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 768,001 out of which 395,582 were males while remaining 372,419 were females. In rural areas of Ganjam, male population was 1,383,636 while female population was 1,377,394.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ganjam was 941 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ganjam was 913 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ganjam were 77,695 which is 10.12% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ganjam was 995 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ganjam was 907 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Ganjam for urban regions was 83.28 percent in which males were 89.29% literate while female literacy stood at 76.93%. The total literate population of Ganjam was 2,210,050. Similarly in rural areas of Ganjam, the average literacy rate was 67.61 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.54% and 56.77% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ganjam were 1,635,150.

Rural Urban
Population % 78.24% 21.76%
Total population 2,761,030 768,001
Male population 1,383,636 395,582
Female population 1,377,394 372,419
Sex ratio 995 941
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 907 913
Child population 342,463 77,695
Literates 1,635,150 574,900
Average literacy 67.61% 83.28%
Male literacy 78.54% 89.29%
Female literacy 56.77% 76.93%

Child Population - Ganjam district

According to Census 2011, there were 420,158 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ganjam district. Out of which 220,159 were male while 199,999 were female.


Working Population - Ganjam district

In Ganjam district out of total population, 1,501,772 were engaged in work activities. 60% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,501,772 workers engaged in Main Work, 234,066 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 185,015 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 900,744 718,163 182,581
Cultivators 234,066 203,094 30,972
Agriculture Labourer 185,015 114,155 70,860
Household Industries 34,534 28,425 6,109
Other Workers 447,129 372,489 74,640
Marginal Workers 601,028 271,864 329,164
Non Working 2,027,259 789,191 1,238,068

Ganjam district Map


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