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

Kendujhar district of Odisha has total population of 1,801,733 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 906,487 are males while 895,246 are females. In 2011 there were total 405,272 families residing in Kendujhar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kendujhar district is 988.

Kendujhar district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14% people lives in Urban areas while 86% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.6% while that in the rural areas is 66.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kendujhar district is 920 while that of Rural areas is 999.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kendujhar district is 259403 which is 14% of the total population. There are 131885 male children and 127518 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kendujhar is 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (988) of Kendujhar district.

The total literacy rate of Kendujhar district is 68.24%. The male literacy rate is 66.75% and the female literacy rate is 49.97% in Kendujhar district.

Population
1,801,733
Literacy
68.24%
Sex Ratio
988

To facilitate the administration, Kendujhar district is further divided into 24 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kendujhar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 259,403 131,885 127,518
Literacy 68.24% 66.75% 49.97%
Scheduled Caste 209,357 104,684 104,673
Scheduled Tribe 818,878 405,927 412,951
Illiterate 749,215 301,368 447,847

Caste-wise Population - Kendujhar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 45.4% of total population in Kendujhar district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 209,357 104,684 104,673
Schedule Tribe 818,878 405,927 412,951

Religion-wise Population - Kendujhar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,752,694 (97.28%) 880,878 871,816
Muslim 27,752 (1.54%) 15,013 12,739
Christian 9,141 (0.51%) 4,512 4,629
Sikh 2,177 (0.12%) 1,137 1,040
Buddhist 209 (0.01%) 114 95
Jain 131 (0.01%) 64 67
Other Religion 7,372 (0.41%) 3,655 3,717
No Religion Specified 2,257 (0.13%) 1,114 1,143

Literacy Rate - Kendujhar district

The total literacy rate of Kendujhar district was 68.24% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 1,052,518 literates, males were 605,119 while females were 447,399. Also the male literacy rate was 78.12% and the female literacy rate was 58.28% in Kendujhar district.

  Kendujhar district Odisha
Female 58.28% 64.01%
Male 78.12% 81.59%
Total 68.24% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Kendujhar district

The Sex Ratio of Kendujhar district is 988 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 988 females in Kendujhar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 988 ) of Kendujhar district.


Population Density - Kendujhar district

The total area of Kendujhar district is 8,303 km2. Thus the density of Kendujhar district is 217 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 202 sq. km. area is under urban region while 8,101 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kendujhar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kendujhar, 14.05% people lived in urban regions while 85.95% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 253,059 out of which 131,820 were males while remaining 121,239 were females. In rural areas of Kendujhar, male population was 774,667 while female population was 774,007.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kendujhar was 920 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kendujhar was 939 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kendujhar were 34,462 which is 13.62% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kendujhar was 999 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kendujhar was 971 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kendujhar for urban regions was 78.61 percent in which males were 85.76% literate while female literacy stood at 70.8%. The total literate population of Kendujhar was 1,052,518. Similarly in rural areas of Kendujhar, the average literacy rate was 66.53 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.8% and 56.3% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kendujhar were 880,689.

Rural Urban
Population % 85.95% 14.05%
Total population 1,548,674 253,059
Male population 774,667 131,820
Female population 774,007 121,239
Sex ratio 999 920
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 971 939
Child population 224,941 34,462
Literates 880,689 171,829
Average literacy 66.53% 78.61%
Male literacy 76.8% 85.76%
Female literacy 56.3% 70.8%

Child Population - Kendujhar district

According to Census 2011, there were 259,403 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kendujhar district. Out of which 131,885 were male while 127,518 were female.


Working Population - Kendujhar district

In Kendujhar district out of total population, 766,514 were engaged in work activities. 57.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 766,514 workers engaged in Main Work, 158,838 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 84,638 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 442,497 362,695 79,802
Cultivators 158,838 142,255 16,583
Agriculture Labourer 84,638 54,786 29,852
Household Industries 12,007 8,812 3,195
Other Workers 187,014 156,842 30,172
Marginal Workers 324,017 135,382 188,635
Non Working 1,035,219 408,410 626,809

Kendujhar district Map


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