Konark Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Puri district, Odisha

Konark Block of Puri district has total population of 54,999 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 28,037 are males while 26,962 are females. In 2011 there were total 11,860 families residing in Konark Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Konark Block is 962.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 30.5% people lives in Urban areas while 69.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76% while that in the rural areas is 86.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Konark Block is 939 while that of Rural areas is 972.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Konark Block is 5258 which is 10% of the total population. There are 2732 male children and 2526 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Konark Block is 925 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 962 ) of Konark Block.

The total literacy rate of Konark Block is 83.37%. The male literacy rate is 80.23% and the female literacy rate is 70.38% in Konark Block.

Population
54,999
Literacy
83.37%
Sex Ratio
962

To facilitate the administration, Konark Block is further divided into 1 town and 80 villages.

Konark Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 5,258 2,732 2,526
Literacy 83.37% 80.23% 70.38%
Scheduled Caste 12,285 6,241 6,044
Scheduled Tribe 478 266 212
Illiterate 13,531 5,544 7,987

Caste-wise Population - Konark Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.9% of total population in Konark Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 12,285 6,241 6,044
Schedule Tribe 478 266 212

Religion-wise Population - Konark Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 54,054 (98.28%) 27,571 26,483
Muslim 244 (0.44%) 122 122
Christian 566 (1.03%) 267 299
Sikh 5 (0.01%) 2 3
Buddhist 2 (0%) 1 1
Jain 6 (0.01%) 3 3
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 122 (0.22%) 71 51

Literacy Rate - Konark Block

Average literacy rate of Konark Block in 2011 were 83.37% in which, male and female literacy were 88.89% and 77.65% respectively. Total literate in Konark Block were 41,468 of which male and female were 22,493 and 18,975 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Konark Block

The Sex Ratio of Konark Block is 962 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 962 females in Konark Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 925 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 962 ) of Konark Block.


Child Population - Konark Block

According to Census 2011, there were 5,258 children between age 0 to 6 years in Konark Block. Out of which 5,258 were male while 5,258 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Konark Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,368 families under Konark Block living in urban areas while 3,368 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 30.5% of total population of Konark Block lives in Urban areas while 69.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,750 while that in rural region is 3,508.

Total Urban Rural
Population 54,999 16,779 38,220
Children (0 - 6 years) 5,258 1,750 3,508
Schedule Caste 12,285 3,468 8,817
Schedule Tribe 478 470 8
Literacy 83.37% 75.97% 86.57%
Sex Ratio 962 939 972

Working Population - Konark Block

In Konark Block out of total population, 20,628 were engaged in work activities. 68.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 20,628 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,020 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,753 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 14,105 12,656 1,449
Cultivators 6,020 5,768 252
Agriculture Labourer 1,753 1,413 340
Household Industries 299 282 17
Other Workers 6,033 5,193 840
Marginal Workers 6,523 3,444 3,079
Non Working 34,371 11,937 22,434

Konark Block Map


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