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

Puri district of Odisha has total population of 1,698,730 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 865,380 are males while 833,350 are females. In 2011 there were total 367,269 families residing in Puri district. The Average Sex Ratio of Puri district is 963.

Puri district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.6% people lives in Urban areas while 84.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.4% while that in the rural areas is 84.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Puri district is 931 while that of Rural areas is 969.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Puri district is 172888 which is 10% of the total population. There are 89496 male children and 83392 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Puri is 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (963) of Puri district.

The total literacy rate of Puri district is 84.67%. The male literacy rate is 81.45% and the female literacy rate is 70.45% in Puri district.

Population
1,698,730
Literacy
84.67%
Sex Ratio
963

To facilitate the administration, Puri district is further divided into 15 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Puri Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 172,888 89,496 83,392
Literacy 84.67% 81.45% 70.45%
Scheduled Caste 325,133 164,366 160,767
Scheduled Tribe 6,129 3,240 2,889
Illiterate 406,791 160,523 246,268

Caste-wise Population - Puri district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Puri district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 325,133 164,366 160,767
Schedule Tribe 6,129 3,240 2,889

Religion-wise Population - Puri district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,644,905 (96.83%) 838,038 806,867
Muslim 46,094 (2.71%) 23,434 22,660
Christian 4,239 (0.25%) 2,120 2,119
Sikh 193 (0.01%) 104 89
Buddhist 243 (0.01%) 127 116
Jain 94 (0.01%) 50 44
Other Religion 302 (0.02%) 148 154
No Religion Specified 2,660 (0.16%) 1,359 1,301

Literacy Rate - Puri district

The total literacy rate of Puri district was 84.67% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 1,291,939 literates, males were 704,857 while females were 587,082. Also the male literacy rate was 90.85% and the female literacy rate was 78.28% in Puri district.

  Puri district Odisha
Female 78.28% 64.01%
Male 90.85% 81.59%
Total 84.67% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Puri district

The Sex Ratio of Puri district is 963 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 963 females in Puri district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 963 ) of Puri district.


Population Density - Puri district

The total area of Puri district is 3,479 km2. Thus the density of Puri district is 488 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 88 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,391 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Puri district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Puri, 15.6% people lived in urban regions while 84.4% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 264,930 out of which 137,167 were males while remaining 127,763 were females. In rural areas of Puri, male population was 728,213 while female population was 705,587.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Puri was 931 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Puri was 926 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Puri were 24,905 which is 9.4% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Puri was 969 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Puri was 933 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Puri for urban regions was 87.38 percent in which males were 90.96% literate while female literacy stood at 83.54%. The total literate population of Puri was 1,291,939. Similarly in rural areas of Puri, the average literacy rate was 84.16 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.82% and 77.32% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Puri were 1,082,202.

Rural Urban
Population % 84.4% 15.6%
Total population 1,433,800 264,930
Male population 728,213 137,167
Female population 705,587 127,763
Sex ratio 969 931
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 933 926
Child population 147,983 24,905
Literates 1,082,202 209,737
Average literacy 84.16% 87.38%
Male literacy 90.82% 90.96%
Female literacy 77.32% 83.54%

Child Population - Puri district

According to Census 2011, there were 172,888 children between age 0 to 6 years in Puri district. Out of which 89,496 were male while 83,392 were female.


Working Population - Puri district

In Puri district out of total population, 621,676 were engaged in work activities. 72.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 621,676 workers engaged in Main Work, 147,402 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 79,505 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 450,536 399,235 51,301
Cultivators 147,402 141,427 5,975
Agriculture Labourer 79,505 67,708 11,797
Household Industries 15,648 12,636 3,012
Other Workers 207,981 177,464 30,517
Marginal Workers 171,140 99,226 71,914
Non Working 1,077,054 366,919 710,135

Puri district Map


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