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

Kalahandi district of Odisha has total population of 1,576,869 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 787,101 are males while 789,768 are females. In 2011 there were total 401,251 families residing in Kalahandi district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kalahandi district is 1,003.

Kalahandi district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.7% people lives in Urban areas while 92.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.6% while that in the rural areas is 57.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kalahandi district is 953 while that of Rural areas is 1,008.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kalahandi district is 222570 which is 14% of the total population. There are 113726 male children and 108844 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kalahandi is 957 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,003) of Kalahandi district.

The total literacy rate of Kalahandi district is 59.22%. The male literacy rate is 61.51% and the female literacy rate is 40.25% in Kalahandi district.

Population
1,576,869
Literacy
59.22%
Sex Ratio
1,003

To facilitate the administration, Kalahandi 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.

Kalahandi Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 222,570 113,726 108,844
Literacy 59.22% 61.51% 40.25%
Scheduled Caste 286,580 142,133 144,447
Scheduled Tribe 449,456 221,171 228,285
Illiterate 774,833 302,924 471,909

Caste-wise Population - Kalahandi district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 28.5% of total population in Kalahandi district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 286,580 142,133 144,447
Schedule Tribe 449,456 221,171 228,285

Religion-wise Population - Kalahandi district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,555,367 (98.64%) 776,421 778,946
Muslim 4,975 (0.32%) 2,452 2,523
Christian 11,160 (0.71%) 5,494 5,666
Sikh 796 (0.05%) 408 388
Buddhist 175 (0.01%) 93 82
Jain 1,225 (0.08%) 639 586
Other Religion 220 (0.01%) 95 125
No Religion Specified 2,951 (0.19%) 1,499 1,452

Literacy Rate - Kalahandi district

The total literacy rate of Kalahandi district was 59.22% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 802,036 literates, males were 484,177 while females were 317,859. Also the male literacy rate was 71.9% and the female literacy rate was 46.68% in Kalahandi district.

  Kalahandi district Odisha
Female 46.68% 64.01%
Male 71.9% 81.59%
Total 59.22% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Kalahandi district

The Sex Ratio of Kalahandi district is 1,003 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,003 females in Kalahandi district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 957 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,003 ) of Kalahandi district.


Population Density - Kalahandi district

The total area of Kalahandi district is 7,920 km2. Thus the density of Kalahandi district is 199 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 55 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,865 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kalahandi district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kalahandi, 7.74% people lived in urban regions while 92.26% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 121,987 out of which 62,455 were males while remaining 59,532 were females. In rural areas of Kalahandi, male population was 724,646 while female population was 730,236.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kalahandi was 953 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kalahandi was 922 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kalahandi were 13,807 which is 11.32% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kalahandi was 1,008 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kalahandi was 959 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kalahandi for urban regions was 81.6 percent in which males were 88.38% literate while female literacy stood at 74.52%. The total literate population of Kalahandi was 802,036. Similarly in rural areas of Kalahandi, the average literacy rate was 57.28 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 70.43% and 44.34% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kalahandi were 713,762.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.26% 7.74%
Total population 1,454,882 121,987
Male population 724,646 62,455
Female population 730,236 59,532
Sex ratio 1,008 953
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 959 922
Child population 208,763 13,807
Literates 713,762 88,274
Average literacy 57.28% 81.6%
Male literacy 70.43% 88.38%
Female literacy 44.34% 74.52%

Child Population - Kalahandi district

According to Census 2011, there were 222,570 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kalahandi district. Out of which 113,726 were male while 108,844 were female.


Working Population - Kalahandi district

In Kalahandi district out of total population, 751,930 were engaged in work activities. 50.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 751,930 workers engaged in Main Work, 112,897 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 143,873 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 376,757 299,835 76,922
Cultivators 112,897 102,007 10,890
Agriculture Labourer 143,873 100,376 43,497
Household Industries 9,198 7,080 2,118
Other Workers 110,789 90,372 20,417
Marginal Workers 375,173 147,455 227,718
Non Working 824,939 339,811 485,128

Kalahandi district Map


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