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

Mayurbhanj district of Odisha has total population of 2,519,738 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,256,213 are males while 1,263,525 are females. In 2011 there were total 586,253 families residing in Mayurbhanj district. The Average Sex Ratio of Mayurbhanj district is 1,006.

Mayurbhanj district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.7% people lives in Urban areas while 92.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.9% while that in the rural areas is 61.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mayurbhanj district is 956 while that of Rural areas is 1,010.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mayurbhanj district is 351834 which is 14% of the total population. There are 179536 male children and 172298 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mayurbhanj is 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,006) of Mayurbhanj district.

The total literacy rate of Mayurbhanj district is 63.17%. The male literacy rate is 63.22% and the female literacy rate is 45.53% in Mayurbhanj district.

Population
2,519,738
Literacy
63.17%
Sex Ratio
1,006

To facilitate the administration, Mayurbhanj district is further divided into 31 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Mayurbhanj Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 351,834 179,536 172,298
Literacy 63.17% 63.22% 45.53%
Scheduled Caste 184,682 92,127 92,555
Scheduled Tribe 1,479,576 730,487 749,089
Illiterate 1,150,341 462,042 688,299

Caste-wise Population - Mayurbhanj district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 58.7% of total population in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 184,682 92,127 92,555
Schedule Tribe 1,479,576 730,487 749,089

Religion-wise Population - Mayurbhanj district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,113,079 (83.86%) 1,056,153 1,056,926
Muslim 33,706 (1.34%) 17,323 16,383
Christian 15,008 (0.6%) 7,281 7,727
Sikh 661 (0.03%) 346 315
Buddhist 162 (0.01%) 76 86
Jain 109 (0%) 57 52
Other Religion 351,714 (13.96%) 172,421 179,293
No Religion Specified 5,299 (0.21%) 2,556 2,743

Literacy Rate - Mayurbhanj district

The total literacy rate of Mayurbhanj district was 63.17% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 1,369,397 literates, males were 794,171 while females were 575,226. Also the male literacy rate was 73.76% and the female literacy rate was 52.71% in Mayurbhanj district.

  Mayurbhanj district Odisha
Female 52.71% 64.01%
Male 73.76% 81.59%
Total 63.17% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Mayurbhanj district

The Sex Ratio of Mayurbhanj district is 1,006 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,006 females in Mayurbhanj district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,006 ) of Mayurbhanj district.


Population Density - Mayurbhanj district

The total area of Mayurbhanj district is 10,418 km2. Thus the density of Mayurbhanj district is 242 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 108 sq. km. area is under urban region while 10,310 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Mayurbhanj district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Mayurbhanj, 7.66% people lived in urban regions while 92.34% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 192,896 out of which 98,637 were males while remaining 94,259 were females. In rural areas of Mayurbhanj, male population was 1,157,576 while female population was 1,169,266.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Mayurbhanj was 956 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Mayurbhanj was 905 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Mayurbhanj were 19,457 which is 10.09% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Mayurbhanj was 1,010 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Mayurbhanj was 963 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Mayurbhanj for urban regions was 85.89 percent in which males were 90.77% literate while female literacy stood at 80.82%. The total literate population of Mayurbhanj was 1,369,397. Similarly in rural areas of Mayurbhanj, the average literacy rate was 61.19 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.24% and 50.34% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Mayurbhanj were 1,220,428.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.34% 7.66%
Total population 2,326,842 192,896
Male population 1,157,576 98,637
Female population 1,169,266 94,259
Sex ratio 1,010 956
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 963 905
Child population 332,377 19,457
Literates 1,220,428 148,969
Average literacy 61.19% 85.89%
Male literacy 72.24% 90.77%
Female literacy 50.34% 80.82%

Child Population - Mayurbhanj district

According to Census 2011, there were 351,834 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mayurbhanj district. Out of which 179,536 were male while 172,298 were female.


Working Population - Mayurbhanj district

In Mayurbhanj district out of total population, 1,223,534 were engaged in work activities. 44.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 55.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,223,534 workers engaged in Main Work, 171,380 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 145,285 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 548,390 407,902 140,488
Cultivators 171,380 149,432 21,948
Agriculture Labourer 145,285 89,712 55,573
Household Industries 35,730 17,663 18,067
Other Workers 195,995 151,095 44,900
Marginal Workers 675,144 289,880 385,264
Non Working 1,296,204 558,431 737,773

Mayurbhanj district Map


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