Odisha latest caste/religion wise population demographics and census information before assembly elections
- Category: Odisha Political News
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 05 February 2019 16:44
Odisha is one of the 29 states of India, located in the eastern coast. It is surrounded by the states of West Bengal to the north-east, Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and north-west, and Andhra Pradesh to the south and south-west.
Odisha has 485 kilometres (301 mi) of coastline along the Bay of Bengal on its east, from Balasore to Malkangiri. It is the 9th largest state by area, and the 11th largest by population. Odia (formerly known as Oriya) is the official and most widely-spoken language, spoken by 33.2 million according to the 2001 Census.
Orissa Population 2011
As per details from Census 2011, Orissa has population of 4.2 Crores, an increase from figure of 3.68 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Orissa as per 2011 census is 41,974,218 of which male and female are 21,212,136 and 20,762,082 respectively. In 2001, total population was 36,804,660 in which males were 18,660,570 while females were 18,144,090.
The total population growth in this decade was 14.05 percent while in previous decade it was 15.94 percent. The population of Orissa forms 3.47 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 3.58 percent.
|Approximate Population||4.2 Crores||3.68 Crore|
|Percantage of total Population||3.47%||3.58%|
|Child Sex Ratio||941||953|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||5,273,194||5,358,810|
|Male Population (0-6 Age)||2,716,497||2,744,552|
|Female Population (0-6 Age)||2,556,697||2,614,258|
|Literacy||72.87 %||63.08 %|
|Male Literacy||81.59 %||75.35 %|
|Female Literacy||64.01 %||50.51 %|
Orissa Religious Data
|Other Religion||478,317||1.14 %|
|Not Available||76,919||0.18 %|
Orissa Urban Population 2011
|Population (%)||83.31 %||16.69 %|
|Population Growth||11.77 %||26.94 %|