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

Rayagada district of Odisha has total population of 967,911 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 471,960 are males while 495,951 are females. In 2011 there were total 226,144 families residing in Rayagada district. The Average Sex Ratio of Rayagada district is 1,051.

Rayagada district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.2% people lives in Urban areas while 84.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78% while that in the rural areas is 44.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rayagada district is 981 while that of Rural areas is 1,064.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rayagada district is 148522 which is 15% of the total population. There are 75598 male children and 72924 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rayagada is 965 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,051) of Rayagada district.

The total literacy rate of Rayagada district is 49.76%. The male literacy rate is 51.27% and the female literacy rate is 33.43% in Rayagada district.

Population
967,911
Literacy
49.76%
Sex Ratio
1,051

To facilitate the administration, Rayagada 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.

Rayagada Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 148,522 75,598 72,924
Literacy 49.76% 51.27% 33.43%
Scheduled Caste 139,514 68,068 71,446
Scheduled Tribe 541,905 259,040 282,865
Illiterate 560,176 230,001 330,175

Caste-wise Population - Rayagada district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 56% of total population in Rayagada district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 139,514 68,068 71,446
Schedule Tribe 541,905 259,040 282,865

Religion-wise Population - Rayagada district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 874,445 (90.34%) 426,068 448,377
Muslim 4,607 (0.48%) 2,316 2,291
Christian 84,916 (8.77%) 41,597 43,319
Sikh 219 (0.02%) 130 89
Buddhist 249 (0.03%) 124 125
Jain 123 (0.01%) 64 59
Other Religion 44 (0%) 24 20
No Religion Specified 3,308 (0.34%) 1,637 1,671

Literacy Rate - Rayagada district

The total literacy rate of Rayagada district was 49.76% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 407,735 literates, males were 241,959 while females were 165,776. Also the male literacy rate was 61.04% and the female literacy rate was 39.19% in Rayagada district.

  Rayagada district Odisha
Female 39.19% 64.01%
Male 61.04% 81.59%
Total 49.76% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Rayagada district

The Sex Ratio of Rayagada district is 1,051 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,051 females in Rayagada district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 965 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,051 ) of Rayagada district.


Population Density - Rayagada district

The total area of Rayagada district is 7,073 km2. Thus the density of Rayagada district is 137 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 69 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,004 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Rayagada district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Rayagada, 15.18% people lived in urban regions while 84.82% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 146,966 out of which 74,186 were males while remaining 72,780 were females. In rural areas of Rayagada, male population was 397,774 while female population was 423,171.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Rayagada was 981 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Rayagada was 950 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Rayagada were 16,292 which is 11.09% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Rayagada was 1,064 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Rayagada was 966 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Rayagada for urban regions was 78.04 percent in which males were 85.56% literate while female literacy stood at 70.4%. The total literate population of Rayagada was 407,735. Similarly in rural areas of Rayagada, the average literacy rate was 44.4 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 56.16% and 33.54% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Rayagada were 305,758.

Rural Urban
Population % 84.82% 15.18%
Total population 820,945 146,966
Male population 397,774 74,186
Female population 423,171 72,780
Sex ratio 1,064 981
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 966 950
Child population 132,230 16,292
Literates 305,758 101,977
Average literacy 44.4% 78.04%
Male literacy 56.16% 85.56%
Female literacy 33.54% 70.4%

Child Population - Rayagada district

According to Census 2011, there were 148,522 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rayagada district. Out of which 75,598 were male while 72,924 were female.


Working Population - Rayagada district

In Rayagada district out of total population, 467,122 were engaged in work activities. 48.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 51.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 467,122 workers engaged in Main Work, 75,669 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 67,059 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 227,815 164,965 62,850
Cultivators 75,669 60,170 15,499
Agriculture Labourer 67,059 38,038 29,021
Household Industries 4,787 3,704 1,083
Other Workers 80,300 63,053 17,247
Marginal Workers 239,307 93,067 146,240
Non Working 500,789 213,928 286,861

Rayagada district Map


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