Ostia is a village situated in Gania block of Nayagarh district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 313 families residing in the village Ostia. The total population of Ostia is 1,313 out of which 700 are males and 613 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Ostia is 876.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ostia village is 179 which is 14% of the total population. There are 102 male children and 77 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ostia is 755 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (876) of Ostia village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Ostia is 78.7%. Thus Ostia village has higher literacy rate compared to 71.5% of Nayagarh district. The male literacy rate is 87.79% and the female literacy rate is 68.66% in Ostia village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Ostia 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 Ostia village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 52.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.8% of total population in Ostia village.
In Ostia village out of total population, 461 were engaged in work activities. 82.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 461 workers engaged in Main Work, 113 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 143 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Ostia village in Gania.