Kantasaru is a village situated in Paparahandi block of Nabarangapur district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 347 families residing in the village Kantasaru. The total population of Kantasaru is 1,612 out of which 786 are males and 826 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kantasaru is 1,051.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kantasaru village is 339 which is 21% of the total population. There are 171 male children and 168 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kantasaru is 982 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,051) of Kantasaru village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kantasaru is 23%. Thus Kantasaru village has lower literacy rate compared to 38.5% of Nabarangapur district. The male literacy rate is 28.94% and the female literacy rate is 17.48% in Kantasaru village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kantasaru village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kantasaru village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 88.1% of total population in Kantasaru village.
In Kantasaru village out of total population, 596 were engaged in work activities. 62.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 596 workers engaged in Main Work, 147 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 212 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kantasaru village in Paparahandi.