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

Kandhamal district of Odisha has total population of 733,110 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 359,945 are males while 373,165 are females. In 2011 there were total 172,022 families residing in Kandhamal district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kandhamal district is 1,037.

Kandhamal 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 86.8% while that in the rural areas is 61.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kandhamal district is 984 while that of Rural areas is 1,043.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kandhamal district is 109709 which is 15% of the total population. There are 55915 male children and 53794 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kandhamal is 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,037) of Kandhamal district.

The total literacy rate of Kandhamal district is 64.13%. The male literacy rate is 64.98% and the female literacy rate is 44.45% in Kandhamal district.

Population
733,110
Literacy
64.13%
Sex Ratio
1,037

To facilitate the administration, Kandhamal district is further divided into 17 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kandhamal Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 109,709 55,915 53,794
Literacy 64.13% 64.98% 44.45%
Scheduled Caste 115,544 56,987 58,557
Scheduled Tribe 392,820 190,506 202,314
Illiterate 333,324 126,045 207,279

Caste-wise Population - Kandhamal district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 53.6% of total population in Kandhamal district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 115,544 56,987 58,557
Schedule Tribe 392,820 190,506 202,314

Religion-wise Population - Kandhamal district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 580,300 (79.16%) 285,574 294,726
Muslim 2,138 (0.29%) 1,069 1,069
Christian 148,895 (20.31%) 72,452 76,443
Sikh 82 (0.01%) 34 48
Buddhist 290 (0.04%) 134 156
Jain 47 (0.01%) 21 26
Other Religion 23 (0%) 11 12
No Religion Specified 1,335 (0.18%) 650 685

Literacy Rate - Kandhamal district

The total literacy rate of Kandhamal district was 64.13% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 399,786 literates, males were 233,900 while females were 165,886. Also the male literacy rate was 76.93% and the female literacy rate was 51.94% in Kandhamal district.

  Kandhamal district Odisha
Female 51.94% 64.01%
Male 76.93% 81.59%
Total 64.13% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Kandhamal district

The Sex Ratio of Kandhamal district is 1,037 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,037 females in Kandhamal district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,037 ) of Kandhamal district.


Population Density - Kandhamal district

The total area of Kandhamal district is 8,021 km2. Thus the density of Kandhamal district is 91 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 52 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,969 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kandhamal district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kandhamal, 9.86% people lived in urban regions while 90.14% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 72,279 out of which 36,422 were males while remaining 35,857 were females. In rural areas of Kandhamal, male population was 323,523 while female population was 337,308.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kandhamal was 984 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kandhamal was 899 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kandhamal were 7,893 which is 10.92% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kandhamal was 1,043 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kandhamal was 967 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kandhamal for urban regions was 86.81 percent in which males were 93.3% literate while female literacy stood at 80.29%. The total literate population of Kandhamal was 399,786. Similarly in rural areas of Kandhamal, the average literacy rate was 61.52 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.99% and 48.77% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kandhamal were 343,893.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.14% 9.86%
Total population 660,831 72,279
Male population 323,523 36,422
Female population 337,308 35,857
Sex ratio 1,043 984
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 967 899
Child population 101,816 7,893
Literates 343,893 55,893
Average literacy 61.52% 86.81%
Male literacy 74.99% 93.3%
Female literacy 48.77% 80.29%

Child Population - Kandhamal district

According to Census 2011, there were 109,709 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kandhamal district. Out of which 55,915 were male while 53,794 were female.


Working Population - Kandhamal district

In Kandhamal district out of total population, 355,349 were engaged in work activities. 47% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 53% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 355,349 workers engaged in Main Work, 60,098 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 42,795 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 167,112 123,078 44,034
Cultivators 60,098 48,359 11,739
Agriculture Labourer 42,795 26,504 16,291
Household Industries 4,094 2,719 1,375
Other Workers 60,125 45,496 14,629
Marginal Workers 188,237 70,437 117,800
Non Working 377,761 166,430 211,331

Kandhamal district Map


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