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

Parajang Block of Dhenkanal district has total population of 164,482 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 83,880 are males while 80,602 are females. In 2011 there were total 38,920 families residing in Parajang Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Parajang Block is 961.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3.9% people lives in Urban areas while 96.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.1% while that in the rural areas is 76.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Parajang Block is 798 while that of Rural areas is 968.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Parajang Block is 18273 which is 11% of the total population. There are 9789 male children and 8484 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Parajang Block is 867 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Parajang Block.

The total literacy rate of Parajang Block is 77.1%. The male literacy rate is 75.68% and the female literacy rate is 61.1% in Parajang Block.

Population
164,482
Literacy
77.1%
Sex Ratio
961

To facilitate the administration, Parajang Block is further divided into 1 town and 132 villages.

Parajang Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 18,273 9,789 8,484
Literacy 77.1% 75.68% 61.1%
Scheduled Caste 29,793 15,113 14,680
Scheduled Tribe 19,799 9,860 9,939
Illiterate 51,754 20,396 31,358

Caste-wise Population - Parajang Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12% of total population in Parajang Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 29,793 15,113 14,680
Schedule Tribe 19,799 9,860 9,939

Religion-wise Population - Parajang Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 164,085 (99.76%) 83,667 80,418
Muslim 125 (0.08%) 66 59
Christian 93 (0.06%) 51 42
Sikh 13 (0.01%) 7 6
Buddhist 7 (0%) 4 3
Jain 4 (0%) 2 2
Other Religion 13 (0.01%) 7 6
No Religion Specified 142 (0.09%) 76 66

Literacy Rate - Parajang Block

Average literacy rate of Parajang Block in 2011 were 77.1% in which, male and female literacy were 85.68% and 68.28% respectively. Total literate in Parajang Block were 112,728 of which male and female were 63,484 and 49,244 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Parajang Block

The Sex Ratio of Parajang Block is 961 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 961 females in Parajang Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 867 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Parajang Block.


Child Population - Parajang Block

According to Census 2011, there were 18,273 children between age 0 to 6 years in Parajang Block. Out of which 18,273 were male while 18,273 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Parajang Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,126 families under Parajang Block living in urban areas while 1,126 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 3.9% of total population of Parajang Block lives in Urban areas while 96.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 519 while that in rural region is 17,754.

Total Urban Rural
Population 164,482 6,426 158,056
Children (0 - 6 years) 18,273 519 17,754
Schedule Caste 29,793 1,028 28,765
Schedule Tribe 19,799 449 19,350
Literacy 77.1% 92.14% 76.47%
Sex Ratio 961 798 968

Working Population - Parajang Block

In Parajang Block out of total population, 61,925 were engaged in work activities. 54% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 61,925 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,895 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,139 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 33,447 29,356 4,091
Cultivators 9,895 9,564 331
Agriculture Labourer 9,139 7,444 1,695
Household Industries 1,447 1,132 315
Other Workers 12,966 11,216 1,750
Marginal Workers 28,478 17,066 11,412
Non Working 102,557 37,458 65,099

Parajang Block Map


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