Hirakud Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sambalpur district, Odisha

Hirakud Block of Sambalpur district has total population of 37,887 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 19,566 are males while 18,321 are females. In 2011 there were total 8,626 families residing in Hirakud Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Hirakud Block is 936.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 79.7% people lives in Urban areas while 20.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84% while that in the rural areas is 63.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Hirakud Block is 924 while that of Rural areas is 986.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Hirakud Block is 4449 which is 12% of the total population. There are 2326 male children and 2123 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Hirakud Block is 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 936 ) of Hirakud Block.

The total literacy rate of Hirakud Block is 79.91%. The male literacy rate is 76.42% and the female literacy rate is 64.23% in Hirakud Block.

Population
37,887
Literacy
79.91%
Sex Ratio
936

To facilitate the administration, Hirakud Block is further divided into 1 town and 6 villages.

Hirakud Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 4,449 2,326 2,123
Literacy 79.91% 76.42% 64.23%
Scheduled Caste 9,566 4,862 4,704
Scheduled Tribe 8,381 4,256 4,125
Illiterate 11,167 4,613 6,554

Caste-wise Population - Hirakud Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 22.1% of total population in Hirakud Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 9,566 4,862 4,704
Schedule Tribe 8,381 4,256 4,125

Religion-wise Population - Hirakud Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 35,522 (93.76%) 18,371 17,151
Muslim 428 (1.13%) 230 198
Christian 1,735 (4.58%) 871 864
Sikh 167 (0.44%) 77 90
Buddhist 2 (0.01%) 2 0
Jain 1 (0%) 0 1
Other Religion 2 (0.01%) 2 0
No Religion Specified 30 (0.08%) 13 17

Literacy Rate - Hirakud Block

Average literacy rate of Hirakud Block in 2011 were 79.91% in which, male and female literacy were 86.73% and 72.64% respectively. Total literate in Hirakud Block were 26,720 of which male and female were 14,953 and 11,767 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Hirakud Block

The Sex Ratio of Hirakud Block is 936 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 936 females in Hirakud Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 936 ) of Hirakud Block.


Child Population - Hirakud Block

According to Census 2011, there were 4,449 children between age 0 to 6 years in Hirakud Block. Out of which 4,449 were male while 4,449 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Hirakud Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,963 families under Hirakud Block living in urban areas while 6,963 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 79.7% of total population of Hirakud Block lives in Urban areas while 20.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,513 while that in rural region is 936.

Total Urban Rural
Population 37,887 30,207 7,680
Children (0 - 6 years) 4,449 3,513 936
Schedule Caste 9,566 8,071 1,495
Schedule Tribe 8,381 3,986 4,395
Literacy 79.91% 84% 63.72%
Sex Ratio 936 924 986

Working Population - Hirakud Block

In Hirakud Block out of total population, 14,616 were engaged in work activities. 86.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 14,616 workers engaged in Main Work, 654 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,320 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 12,594 10,199 2,395
Cultivators 654 549 105
Agriculture Labourer 1,320 822 498
Household Industries 933 326 607
Other Workers 9,687 8,502 1,185
Marginal Workers 2,022 1,039 983
Non Working 23,271 8,328 14,943

Hirakud Block Map


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