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

Khordha district of Odisha has total population of 2,251,673 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,167,137 are males while 1,084,536 are females. In 2011 there were total 494,212 families residing in Khordha district. The Average Sex Ratio of Khordha district is 929.

Khordha district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 48.2% people lives in Urban areas while 51.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91% while that in the rural areas is 83%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Khordha district is 898 while that of Rural areas is 959.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Khordha district is 237394 which is 11% of the total population. There are 123879 male children and 113515 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Khordha is 916 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (929) of Khordha district.

The total literacy rate of Khordha district is 86.88%. The male literacy rate is 82.04% and the female literacy rate is 73.07% in Khordha district.

Population
2,251,673
Literacy
86.88%
Sex Ratio
929

To facilitate the administration, Khordha district is further divided into 21 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Khordha Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 237,394 123,879 113,515
Literacy 86.88% 82.04% 73.07%
Scheduled Caste 297,472 151,528 145,944
Scheduled Tribe 115,051 59,094 55,957
Illiterate 501,737 209,622 292,115

Caste-wise Population - Khordha district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.1% of total population in Khordha district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 297,472 151,528 145,944
Schedule Tribe 115,051 59,094 55,957

Religion-wise Population - Khordha district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,147,632 (95.38%) 1,113,361 1,034,271
Muslim 84,060 (3.73%) 43,648 40,412
Christian 12,527 (0.56%) 6,246 6,281
Sikh 1,264 (0.06%) 655 609
Buddhist 475 (0.02%) 265 210
Jain 476 (0.02%) 235 241
Other Religion 434 (0.02%) 224 210
No Religion Specified 4,805 (0.21%) 2,503 2,302

Literacy Rate - Khordha district

The total literacy rate of Khordha district was 86.88% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 1,749,936 literates, males were 957,515 while females were 792,421. Also the male literacy rate was 91.78% and the female literacy rate was 81.61% in Khordha district.

  Khordha district Odisha
Female 81.61% 64.01%
Male 91.78% 81.59%
Total 86.88% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Khordha district

The Sex Ratio of Khordha district is 929 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 929 females in Khordha district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 916 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 929 ) of Khordha district.


Population Density - Khordha district

The total area of Khordha district is 2,813 km2. Thus the density of Khordha district is 800 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 283 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,530 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Khordha district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Khordha, 48.16% people lived in urban regions while 51.84% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,084,316 out of which 571,328 were males while remaining 512,988 were females. In rural areas of Khordha, male population was 595,809 while female population was 571,548.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Khordha was 898 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Khordha was 906 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Khordha were 106,417 which is 9.81% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Khordha was 959 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Khordha was 924 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Khordha for urban regions was 91.04 percent in which males were 94.24% literate while female literacy stood at 87.46%. The total literate population of Khordha was 1,749,936. Similarly in rural areas of Khordha, the average literacy rate was 82.95 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 89.38% and 76.28% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Khordha were 859,680.

Rural Urban
Population % 51.84% 48.16%
Total population 1,167,357 1,084,316
Male population 595,809 571,328
Female population 571,548 512,988
Sex ratio 959 898
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 924 906
Child population 130,977 106,417
Literates 859,680 890,256
Average literacy 82.95% 91.04%
Male literacy 89.38% 94.24%
Female literacy 76.28% 87.46%

Child Population - Khordha district

According to Census 2011, there were 237,394 children between age 0 to 6 years in Khordha district. Out of which 123,879 were male while 113,515 were female.


Working Population - Khordha district

In Khordha district out of total population, 792,193 were engaged in work activities. 79.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 792,193 workers engaged in Main Work, 79,793 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 64,072 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 632,625 543,178 89,447
Cultivators 79,793 76,265 3,528
Agriculture Labourer 64,072 54,637 9,435
Household Industries 29,066 24,378 4,688
Other Workers 459,694 387,898 71,796
Marginal Workers 159,568 102,702 56,866
Non Working 1,459,480 521,257 938,223

Khordha district Map


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