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

Koraput district of Odisha has total population of 1,379,647 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 678,809 are males while 700,838 are females. In 2011 there were total 337,677 families residing in Koraput district. The Average Sex Ratio of Koraput district is 1,032.

Koraput district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.4% people lives in Urban areas while 83.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.8% while that in the rural areas is 42.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Koraput district is 966 while that of Rural areas is 1,046.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Koraput district is 225126 which is 16% of the total population. There are 113742 male children and 111384 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Koraput is 979 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,032) of Koraput district.

The total literacy rate of Koraput district is 49.21%. The male literacy rate is 50.21% and the female literacy rate is 32.43% in Koraput district.

Population
1,379,647
Literacy
49.21%
Sex Ratio
1,032

To facilitate the administration, Koraput 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.

Koraput Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 225,126 113,742 111,384
Literacy 49.21% 50.21% 32.43%
Scheduled Caste 196,540 96,789 99,751
Scheduled Tribe 697,583 337,373 360,210
Illiterate 811,557 337,966 473,591

Caste-wise Population - Koraput district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 50.6% of total population in Koraput district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 196,540 96,789 99,751
Schedule Tribe 697,583 337,373 360,210

Religion-wise Population - Koraput district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,294,151 (93.8%) 636,421 657,730
Muslim 8,850 (0.64%) 4,630 4,220
Christian 68,550 (4.97%) 33,719 34,831
Sikh 518 (0.04%) 290 228
Buddhist 219 (0.02%) 111 108
Jain 491 (0.04%) 252 239
Other Religion 3,384 (0.25%) 1,630 1,754
No Religion Specified 3,484 (0.25%) 1,756 1,728

Literacy Rate - Koraput district

The total literacy rate of Koraput district was 49.21% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 568,090 literates, males were 340,843 while females were 227,247. Also the male literacy rate was 60.32% and the female literacy rate was 38.55% in Koraput district.

  Koraput district Odisha
Female 38.55% 64.01%
Male 60.32% 81.59%
Total 49.21% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Koraput district

The Sex Ratio of Koraput district is 1,032 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,032 females in Koraput district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 979 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,032 ) of Koraput district.


Population Density - Koraput district

The total area of Koraput district is 8,807 km2. Thus the density of Koraput district is 157 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 172 sq. km. area is under urban region while 8,635 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Koraput district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Koraput, 16.39% people lived in urban regions while 83.61% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 226,169 out of which 115,038 were males while remaining 111,131 were females. In rural areas of Koraput, male population was 563,771 while female population was 589,707.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Koraput was 966 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Koraput was 944 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Koraput were 26,089 which is 11.54% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Koraput was 1,046 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Koraput was 984 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Koraput for urban regions was 81.8 percent in which males were 88.48% literate while female literacy stood at 74.9%. The total literate population of Koraput was 568,090. Similarly in rural areas of Koraput, the average literacy rate was 42.37 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 54.14% and 31.26% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Koraput were 404,425.

Rural Urban
Population % 83.61% 16.39%
Total population 1,153,478 226,169
Male population 563,771 115,038
Female population 589,707 111,131
Sex ratio 1,046 966
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 984 944
Child population 199,037 26,089
Literates 404,425 163,665
Average literacy 42.37% 81.8%
Male literacy 54.14% 88.48%
Female literacy 31.26% 74.9%

Child Population - Koraput district

According to Census 2011, there were 225,126 children between age 0 to 6 years in Koraput district. Out of which 113,742 were male while 111,384 were female.


Working Population - Koraput district

In Koraput district out of total population, 693,406 were engaged in work activities. 57.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 693,406 workers engaged in Main Work, 160,768 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 89,164 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 396,460 286,001 110,459
Cultivators 160,768 124,222 36,546
Agriculture Labourer 89,164 49,965 39,199
Household Industries 7,786 5,681 2,105
Other Workers 138,742 106,133 32,609
Marginal Workers 296,946 98,052 198,894
Non Working 686,241 294,756 391,485

Koraput district Map


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