Brajarajnagar Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jharsuguda district, Odisha

Brajarajnagar Block of Jharsuguda district has total population of 26,484 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 13,489 are males while 12,995 are females. In 2011 there were total 6,333 families residing in Brajarajnagar Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Brajarajnagar Block is 963.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.3% people lives in Urban areas while 83.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.7% while that in the rural areas is 72.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Brajarajnagar Block is 897 while that of Rural areas is 977.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Brajarajnagar Block is 2892 which is 11% of the total population. There are 1458 male children and 1434 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Brajarajnagar Block is 984 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 963 ) of Brajarajnagar Block.

The total literacy rate of Brajarajnagar Block is 74.63%. The male literacy rate is 73% and the female literacy rate is 59.71% in Brajarajnagar Block.

Population
26,484
Literacy
74.63%
Sex Ratio
963

To facilitate the administration, Brajarajnagar Block is further divided into 1 town and 32 villages.

Brajarajnagar Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Brajarajnagar Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 2,892 1,458 1,434
Literacy 74.63% 73% 59.71%
Scheduled Caste 5,525 2,783 2,742
Scheduled Tribe 8,378 4,193 4,185
Illiterate 8,878 3,642 5,236

Caste-wise Population - Brajarajnagar Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31.6% of total population in Brajarajnagar Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,525 2,783 2,742
Schedule Tribe 8,378 4,193 4,185

Religion-wise Population - Brajarajnagar Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 26,146 (98.72%) 13,301 12,845
Muslim 173 (0.65%) 100 73
Christian 121 (0.46%) 67 54
Sikh 18 (0.07%) 8 10
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 2 (0.01%) 2 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 24 (0.09%) 11 13

Literacy Rate - Brajarajnagar Block

Average literacy rate of Brajarajnagar Block in 2011 were 74.63% in which, male and female literacy were 81.85% and 67.11% respectively. Total literate in Brajarajnagar Block were 17,606 of which male and female were 9,847 and 7,759 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Brajarajnagar Block

The Sex Ratio of Brajarajnagar Block is 963 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 963 females in Brajarajnagar Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 984 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 963 ) of Brajarajnagar Block.


Child Population - Brajarajnagar Block

According to Census 2011, there were 2,892 children between age 0 to 6 years in Brajarajnagar Block. Out of which 2,892 were male while 2,892 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Brajarajnagar Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 973 families under Brajarajnagar Block living in urban areas while 973 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 16.3% of total population of Brajarajnagar Block lives in Urban areas while 83.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 431 while that in rural region is 2,461.

Total Urban Rural
Population 26,484 4,304 22,180
Children (0 - 6 years) 2,892 431 2,461
Schedule Caste 5,525 1,083 4,442
Schedule Tribe 8,378 601 7,777
Literacy 74.63% 83.71% 72.84%
Sex Ratio 963 897 977

Working Population - Brajarajnagar Block

In Brajarajnagar Block out of total population, 10,703 were engaged in work activities. 67.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 10,703 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,337 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 798 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 7,260 5,977 1,283
Cultivators 1,337 1,247 90
Agriculture Labourer 798 649 149
Household Industries 418 223 195
Other Workers 4,707 3,858 849
Marginal Workers 3,443 1,851 1,592
Non Working 15,781 5,661 10,120

Brajarajnagar Block Map


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