Gajapati district of Odisha has total population of 577,817 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 282,882 are males while 294,935 are females. In 2011 there were total 128,523 families residing in Gajapati district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gajapati district is 1,043.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.2% people lives in Urban areas while 87.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.9% while that in the rural areas is 49.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gajapati district is 1,006 while that of Rural areas is 1,048.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gajapati district is 86984 which is 15% of the total population. There are 44212 male children and 42772 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gajapati is 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,043) of Gajapati district.
The total literacy rate of Gajapati district is 53.49%. The male literacy rate is 54.32% and the female literacy rate is 36.91% in Gajapati district.
To facilitate the administration, Gajapati district is further divided into 10 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gajapati district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||86,984||44,212||42,772|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 54.3% of total population in Gajapati district of Odisha.
|No Religion Specified||1,316||(0.23%)||607||709|
The total literacy rate of Gajapati district was 53.49% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 262,537 literates, males were 153,663 while females were 108,874. Also the male literacy rate was 64.38% and the female literacy rate was 43.18% in Gajapati district.
The Sex Ratio of Gajapati district is 1,043 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,043 females in Gajapati district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,043 ) of Gajapati district.
The total area of Gajapati district is 4,325 km2. Thus the density of Gajapati district is 134 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 37 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,288 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gajapati, 12.23% people lived in urban regions while 87.77% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 70,666 out of which 35,227 were males while remaining 35,439 were females. In rural areas of Gajapati, male population was 247,655 while female population was 259,496.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gajapati was 1,006 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gajapati was 908 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gajapati were 7,300 which is 10.33% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gajapati was 1,048 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gajapati was 973 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Gajapati for urban regions was 77.92 percent in which males were 85.12% literate while female literacy stood at 70.85%. The total literate population of Gajapati was 262,537. Similarly in rural areas of Gajapati, the average literacy rate was 49.87 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 61.24% and 39.16% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gajapati were 213,160.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||973||908|
According to Census 2011, there were 86,984 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gajapati district. Out of which 44,212 were male while 42,772 were female.
In Gajapati district out of total population, 293,933 were engaged in work activities. 58% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 293,933 workers engaged in Main Work, 52,867 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 68,824 were Agricultural labourer.