Petal is a village situated in Padua block of Koraput district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 113 families residing in the village Petal. The total population of Petal is 377 out of which 186 are males and 191 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Petal is 1,027.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Petal village is 67 which is 18% of the total population. There are 36 male children and 31 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Petal is 861 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,027) of Petal village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Petal is 27.7%. Thus Petal village has lower literacy rate compared to 41.2% of Koraput district. The male literacy rate is 45.33% and the female literacy rate is 11.25% in Petal village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Petal 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 Petal village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 89.7% of total population in Petal village.
In Petal village out of total population, 275 were engaged in work activities. 37.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 275 workers engaged in Main Work, 101 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Petal village in Padua.