Dhenkanal Sadar Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dhenkanal district, Odisha

Dhenkanal Sadar Block of Dhenkanal district has total population of 282,828 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 146,122 are males while 136,706 are females. In 2011 there were total 66,165 families residing in Dhenkanal Sadar Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhenkanal Sadar Block is 936.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.5% people lives in Urban areas while 74.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.7% while that in the rural areas is 79.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dhenkanal Sadar Block is 931 while that of Rural areas is 937.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhenkanal Sadar Block is 32001 which is 11% of the total population. There are 17113 male children and 14888 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhenkanal Sadar Block is 870 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 936 ) of Dhenkanal Sadar Block.

The total literacy rate of Dhenkanal Sadar Block is 82.43%. The male literacy rate is 77.81% and the female literacy rate is 68.08% in Dhenkanal Sadar Block.

Population
282,828
Literacy
82.43%
Sex Ratio
936

To facilitate the administration, Dhenkanal Sadar Block is further divided into 2 towns and 234 villages.

Dhenkanal Sadar Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 32,001 17,113 14,888
Literacy 82.43% 77.81% 68.08%
Scheduled Caste 54,209 27,574 26,635
Scheduled Tribe 29,339 14,514 14,825
Illiterate 76,064 32,430 43,634

Caste-wise Population - Dhenkanal Sadar Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.4% of total population in Dhenkanal Sadar Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 54,209 27,574 26,635
Schedule Tribe 29,339 14,514 14,825

Religion-wise Population - Dhenkanal Sadar Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 278,379 (98.43%) 143,767 134,612
Muslim 3,374 (1.19%) 1,784 1,590
Christian 321 (0.11%) 169 152
Sikh 30 (0.01%) 18 12
Buddhist 346 (0.12%) 177 169
Jain 8 (0%) 4 4
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 369 (0.13%) 202 167

Literacy Rate - Dhenkanal Sadar Block

Average literacy rate of Dhenkanal Sadar Block in 2011 were 82.43% in which, male and female literacy were 88.13% and 76.4% respectively. Total literate in Dhenkanal Sadar Block were 206,764 of which male and female were 113,692 and 93,072 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dhenkanal Sadar Block

The Sex Ratio of Dhenkanal Sadar Block is 936 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 936 females in Dhenkanal Sadar Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 870 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 936 ) of Dhenkanal Sadar Block.


Child Population - Dhenkanal Sadar Block

According to Census 2011, there were 32,001 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhenkanal Sadar Block. Out of which 32,001 were male while 32,001 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dhenkanal Sadar Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 16,010 families under Dhenkanal Sadar Block living in urban areas while 16,010 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 25.5% of total population of Dhenkanal Sadar Block lives in Urban areas while 74.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 7,269 while that in rural region is 24,732.

Total Urban Rural
Population 282,828 72,070 210,758
Children (0 - 6 years) 32,001 7,269 24,732
Schedule Caste 54,209 11,418 42,791
Schedule Tribe 29,339 4,377 24,962
Literacy 82.43% 90.66% 79.57%
Sex Ratio 936 931 937

Working Population - Dhenkanal Sadar Block

In Dhenkanal Sadar Block out of total population, 97,212 were engaged in work activities. 72.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 97,212 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,885 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12,670 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 70,830 62,607 8,223
Cultivators 9,885 9,477 408
Agriculture Labourer 12,670 10,820 1,850
Household Industries 3,692 3,033 659
Other Workers 44,583 39,277 5,306
Marginal Workers 26,382 17,115 9,267
Non Working 185,616 66,400 119,216

Dhenkanal Sadar Block Map


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