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

Sundargarh district of Odisha has total population of 2,093,437 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,061,147 are males while 1,032,290 are females. In 2011 there were total 479,109 families residing in Sundargarh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sundargarh district is 973.

Sundargarh district, Odisha

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 35.3% people lives in Urban areas while 64.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.3% while that in the rural areas is 66.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sundargarh district is 917 while that of Rural areas is 1,005.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sundargarh district is 263160 which is 13% of the total population. There are 135204 male children and 127956 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sundargarh is 946 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (973) of Sundargarh district.

The total literacy rate of Sundargarh district is 73.34%. The male literacy rate is 70.69% and the female literacy rate is 57.37% in Sundargarh district.

Population
2,093,437
Literacy
73.34%
Sex Ratio
973

To facilitate the administration, Sundargarh district is further divided into 30 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sundargarh Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 263,160 135,204 127,956
Literacy 73.34% 70.69% 57.37%
Scheduled Caste 191,660 96,465 95,195
Scheduled Tribe 1,062,349 526,856 535,493
Illiterate 751,115 311,000 440,115

Caste-wise Population - Sundargarh district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 50.7% of total population in Sundargarh district of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 191,660 96,465 95,195
Schedule Tribe 1,062,349 526,856 535,493

Religion-wise Population - Sundargarh district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,532,352 (73.2%) 781,053 751,299
Muslim 71,391 (3.41%) 37,810 33,581
Christian 385,011 (18.39%) 190,065 194,946
Sikh 5,713 (0.27%) 2,995 2,718
Buddhist 710 (0.03%) 374 336
Jain 721 (0.03%) 388 333
Other Religion 89,986 (4.3%) 44,783 45,203
No Religion Specified 7,553 (0.36%) 3,679 3,874

Literacy Rate - Sundargarh district

The total literacy rate of Sundargarh district was 73.34% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 1,342,322 literates, males were 750,147 while females were 592,175. Also the male literacy rate was 81.01% and the female literacy rate was 65.48% in Sundargarh district.

  Sundargarh district Odisha
Female 65.48% 64.01%
Male 81.01% 81.59%
Total 73.34% 72.87%

Sex Ratio - Sundargarh district

The Sex Ratio of Sundargarh district is 973 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 973 females in Sundargarh district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 946 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 973 ) of Sundargarh district.


Population Density - Sundargarh district

The total area of Sundargarh district is 9,712 km2. Thus the density of Sundargarh district is 216 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 276 sq. km. area is under urban region while 9,436 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sundargarh district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sundargarh, 35.26% people lived in urban regions while 64.74% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 738,097 out of which 385,079 were males while remaining 353,018 were females. In rural areas of Sundargarh, male population was 676,068 while female population was 679,272.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sundargarh was 917 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sundargarh was 903 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sundargarh were 81,678 which is 11.07% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sundargarh was 1,005 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sundargarh was 966 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sundargarh for urban regions was 85.34 percent in which males were 90.21% literate while female literacy stood at 80.04%. The total literate population of Sundargarh was 1,342,322. Similarly in rural areas of Sundargarh, the average literacy rate was 66.63 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.63% and 57.73% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sundargarh were 782,147.

Rural Urban
Population % 64.74% 35.26%
Total population 1,355,340 738,097
Male population 676,068 385,079
Female population 679,272 353,018
Sex ratio 1,005 917
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 966 903
Child population 181,482 81,678
Literates 782,147 560,175
Average literacy 66.63% 85.34%
Male literacy 75.63% 90.21%
Female literacy 57.73% 80.04%

Child Population - Sundargarh district

According to Census 2011, there were 263,160 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sundargarh district. Out of which 135,204 were male while 127,956 were female.


Working Population - Sundargarh district

In Sundargarh district out of total population, 873,227 were engaged in work activities. 61.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 38.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 873,227 workers engaged in Main Work, 132,555 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 59,287 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 535,112 430,698 104,414
Cultivators 132,555 111,715 20,840
Agriculture Labourer 59,287 37,982 21,305
Household Industries 16,490 13,009 3,481
Other Workers 326,780 267,992 58,788
Marginal Workers 338,115 153,989 184,126
Non Working 1,220,210 476,460 743,750

Sundargarh district Map


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