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

Malkangiri district of Odisha has total population of 613,192 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 303,624 are males while 309,568 are females. In 2011 there were total 137,599 families residing in Malkangiri district. The Average Sex Ratio of Malkangiri district is 1,020.

Malkangiri district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.1% people lives in Urban areas while 91.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 74.5% while that in the rural areas is 46.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Malkangiri district is 925 while that of Rural areas is 1,028.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Malkangiri district is 109092 which is 18% of the total population. There are 54770 male children and 54322 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Malkangiri is 992 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,020) of Malkangiri district.

The total literacy rate of Malkangiri district is 48.54%. The male literacy rate is 48.42% and the female literacy rate is 31.56% in Malkangiri district.

Population
613,192
Literacy
48.54%
Sex Ratio
1,020

To facilitate the administration, Malkangiri district is further divided into 11 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Malkangiri Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 109,092 54,770 54,322
Literacy 48.54% 48.42% 31.56%
Scheduled Caste 138,295 70,052 68,243
Scheduled Tribe 354,614 171,717 182,897
Illiterate 368,486 156,623 211,863

Caste-wise Population - Malkangiri district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 57.8% of total population in Malkangiri district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 138,295 70,052 68,243
Schedule Tribe 354,614 171,717 182,897

Religion-wise Population - Malkangiri district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 600,219 (97.88%) 297,107 303,112
Muslim 1,871 (0.31%) 994 877
Christian 10,039 (1.64%) 4,931 5,108
Sikh 213 (0.03%) 157 56
Buddhist 43 (0.01%) 19 24
Jain 195 (0.03%) 103 92
Other Religion 35 (0.01%) 21 14
No Religion Specified 577 (0.09%) 292 285

Literacy Rate - Malkangiri district

The total literacy rate of Malkangiri district was 48.54% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 244,706 literates, males were 147,001 while females were 97,705. Also the male literacy rate was 59.07% and the female literacy rate was 38.28% in Malkangiri district.

  Malkangiri district Odisha
Female 38.28% 64.01%
Male 59.07% 81.59%
Total 48.54% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Malkangiri district

The Sex Ratio of Malkangiri district is 1,020 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,020 females in Malkangiri district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 992 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,020 ) of Malkangiri district.


Population Density - Malkangiri district

The total area of Malkangiri district is 5,791 km2. Thus the density of Malkangiri district is 106 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 25 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,766 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Malkangiri district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Malkangiri, 8.08% people lived in urban regions while 91.92% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 49,528 out of which 25,723 were males while remaining 23,805 were females. In rural areas of Malkangiri, male population was 277,901 while female population was 285,763.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Malkangiri was 925 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Malkangiri was 947 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Malkangiri were 6,827 which is 13.78% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Malkangiri was 1,028 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Malkangiri was 995 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Malkangiri for urban regions was 74.53 percent in which males were 83.4% literate while female literacy stood at 64.91%. The total literate population of Malkangiri was 244,706. Similarly in rural areas of Malkangiri, the average literacy rate was 46.14 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 56.69% and 35.95% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Malkangiri were 212,881.

Rural Urban
Population % 91.92% 8.08%
Total population 563,664 49,528
Male population 277,901 25,723
Female population 285,763 23,805
Sex ratio 1,028 925
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 995 947
Child population 102,265 6,827
Literates 212,881 31,825
Average literacy 46.14% 74.53%
Male literacy 56.69% 83.4%
Female literacy 35.95% 64.91%

Child Population - Malkangiri district

According to Census 2011, there were 109,092 children between age 0 to 6 years in Malkangiri district. Out of which 54,770 were male while 54,322 were female.


Working Population - Malkangiri district

In Malkangiri district out of total population, 310,666 were engaged in work activities. 57.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 310,666 workers engaged in Main Work, 119,932 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23,913 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 179,030 131,904 47,126
Cultivators 119,932 93,631 26,301
Agriculture Labourer 23,913 11,703 12,210
Household Industries 2,291 1,046 1,245
Other Workers 32,894 25,524 7,370
Marginal Workers 131,636 38,591 93,045
Non Working 302,526 133,129 169,397

Malkangiri district Map


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