Kesinga Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kalahandi district, Odisha

Kesinga Block of Kalahandi district has total population of 141,365 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 71,241 are males while 70,124 are females. In 2011 there were total 36,947 families residing in Kesinga Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kesinga Block is 984.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.6% people lives in Urban areas while 86.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.1% while that in the rural areas is 65.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kesinga Block is 954 while that of Rural areas is 989.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kesinga Block is 18771 which is 13% of the total population. There are 9742 male children and 9029 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kesinga Block is 927 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 984 ) of Kesinga Block.

The total literacy rate of Kesinga Block is 67.01%. The male literacy rate is 67.37% and the female literacy rate is 48.72% in Kesinga Block.

Population
141,365
Literacy
67.01%
Sex Ratio
984

To facilitate the administration, Kesinga Block is further divided into 1 town and 127 villages.

Kesinga Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 18,771 9,742 9,029
Literacy 67.01% 67.37% 48.72%
Scheduled Caste 24,104 11,995 12,109
Scheduled Tribe 33,026 16,372 16,654
Illiterate 59,210 23,249 35,961

Caste-wise Population - Kesinga Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 23.4% of total population in Kesinga Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 24,104 11,995 12,109
Schedule Tribe 33,026 16,372 16,654

Religion-wise Population - Kesinga Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 137,262 (97.1%) 69,184 68,078
Muslim 323 (0.23%) 163 160
Christian 2,503 (1.77%) 1,239 1,264
Sikh 56 (0.04%) 31 25
Buddhist 27 (0.02%) 14 13
Jain 901 (0.64%) 475 426
Other Religion 41 (0.03%) 17 24
No Religion Specified 252 (0.18%) 118 134

Literacy Rate - Kesinga Block

Average literacy rate of Kesinga Block in 2011 were 67.01% in which, male and female literacy were 78.04% and 55.92% respectively. Total literate in Kesinga Block were 82,155 of which male and female were 47,992 and 34,163 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kesinga Block

The Sex Ratio of Kesinga Block is 984 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 984 females in Kesinga Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 927 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 984 ) of Kesinga Block.


Child Population - Kesinga Block

According to Census 2011, there were 18,771 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kesinga Block. Out of which 18,771 were male while 18,771 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kesinga Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 4,271 families under Kesinga Block living in urban areas while 4,271 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 13.6% of total population of Kesinga Block lives in Urban areas while 86.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,327 while that in rural region is 16,444.

Total Urban Rural
Population 141,365 19,239 122,126
Children (0 - 6 years) 18,771 2,327 16,444
Schedule Caste 24,104 3,662 20,442
Schedule Tribe 33,026 2,341 30,685
Literacy 67.01% 77.12% 65.4%
Sex Ratio 984 954 989

Working Population - Kesinga Block

In Kesinga Block out of total population, 61,613 were engaged in work activities. 54.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 61,613 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,716 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,673 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 33,523 28,418 5,105
Cultivators 8,716 8,209 507
Agriculture Labourer 7,673 5,932 1,741
Household Industries 1,125 879 246
Other Workers 16,009 13,398 2,611
Marginal Workers 28,090 12,059 16,031
Non Working 79,752 30,764 48,988

Kesinga Block Map


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