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

Sambalpur district of Odisha has total population of 1,041,099 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 526,877 are males while 514,222 are females. In 2011 there were total 249,597 families residing in Sambalpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sambalpur district is 976.

Sambalpur district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 29.6% people lives in Urban areas while 70.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.8% while that in the rural areas is 72.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sambalpur district is 948 while that of Rural areas is 988.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sambalpur district is 117848 which is 11% of the total population. There are 60744 male children and 57104 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sambalpur is 940 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (976) of Sambalpur district.

The total literacy rate of Sambalpur district is 76.22%. The male literacy rate is 74.63% and the female literacy rate is 60.38% in Sambalpur district.

Population
1,041,099
Literacy
76.22%
Sex Ratio
976

To facilitate the administration, Sambalpur district is further divided into 20 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sambalpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 117,848 60,744 57,104
Literacy 76.22% 74.63% 60.38%
Scheduled Caste 191,827 96,511 95,316
Scheduled Tribe 355,261 177,565 177,696
Illiterate 337,408 133,685 203,723

Caste-wise Population - Sambalpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 34.1% of total population in Sambalpur district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 191,827 96,511 95,316
Schedule Tribe 355,261 177,565 177,696

Religion-wise Population - Sambalpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 964,188 (92.61%) 487,843 476,345
Muslim 20,120 (1.93%) 10,573 9,547
Christian 50,637 (4.86%) 25,362 25,275
Sikh 2,506 (0.24%) 1,284 1,222
Buddhist 310 (0.03%) 145 165
Jain 86 (0.01%) 45 41
Other Religion 1,117 (0.11%) 536 581
No Religion Specified 2,135 (0.21%) 1,089 1,046

Literacy Rate - Sambalpur district

The total literacy rate of Sambalpur district was 76.22% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 703,691 literates, males were 393,192 while females were 310,499. Also the male literacy rate was 84.35% and the female literacy rate was 67.93% in Sambalpur district.

  Sambalpur district Odisha
Female 67.93% 64.01%
Male 84.35% 81.59%
Total 76.22% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Sambalpur district

The Sex Ratio of Sambalpur district is 976 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 976 females in Sambalpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 940 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 976 ) of Sambalpur district.


Population Density - Sambalpur district

The total area of Sambalpur district is 6,624 km2. Thus the density of Sambalpur district is 157 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 156 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,468 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sambalpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sambalpur, 29.59% people lived in urban regions while 70.41% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 308,093 out of which 158,185 were males while remaining 149,908 were females. In rural areas of Sambalpur, male population was 368,692 while female population was 364,314.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sambalpur was 948 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sambalpur was 903 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sambalpur were 33,440 which is 10.85% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sambalpur was 988 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sambalpur was 955 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sambalpur for urban regions was 84.76 percent in which males were 90.29% literate while female literacy stood at 78.95%. The total literate population of Sambalpur was 703,691. Similarly in rural areas of Sambalpur, the average literacy rate was 72.6 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.78% and 63.35% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sambalpur were 470,897.

Rural Urban
Population % 70.41% 29.59%
Total population 733,006 308,093
Male population 368,692 158,185
Female population 364,314 149,908
Sex ratio 988 948
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 955 903
Child population 84,408 33,440
Literates 470,897 232,794
Average literacy 72.6% 84.76%
Male literacy 81.78% 90.29%
Female literacy 63.35% 78.95%

Child Population - Sambalpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 117,848 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sambalpur district. Out of which 60,744 were male while 57,104 were female.


Working Population - Sambalpur district

In Sambalpur district out of total population, 505,840 were engaged in work activities. 66.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 505,840 workers engaged in Main Work, 72,629 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 73,078 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 336,854 242,724 94,130
Cultivators 72,629 61,066 11,563
Agriculture Labourer 73,078 46,353 26,725
Household Industries 34,007 10,304 23,703
Other Workers 157,140 125,001 32,139
Marginal Workers 168,986 70,437 98,549
Non Working 535,259 213,716 321,543

Sambalpur district Map


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