Rengali Census Town, with population of about 11 thousand is Rengali sub district's only census town located in Rengali sub district of Sambalpur district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Rengali census town is 1254 km2. Population density of the census town is 9 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Rengali Ward No 01 and the population of Rengali Ward No 01 is about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Rengali which is within the census town. Rengali is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Sambalpur which is 25 km away. Bhubaneswar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 350 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1457 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5583 (51%) are male and 5284 (49%) are female. 57% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 31% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rengali census town is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2529 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rengali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,867 6,150 1,308 3,409 1,299
Male 5,583 3,235 655 1,693 681
Female 5,284 2,915 653 1,716 618

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 950 in Muslims are 809.

Religion wise population 2011 - Rengali

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,867 10,591 199 49 5 0 0 0 23
Male 5,583 5,430 110 27 3 0 0 0 13
Female 5,284 5,161 89 22 2 0 0 0 10

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 25.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8682. Female population growth rate of the census town is 22.7% which is -4.9% lower than male population growth rate of 27.6%. General caste population has increased by 34.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.8% and child population has increased by 2.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rengali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.2% 34.1% 13.5% 15.8% 2.9%
Male 27.6% 39.9% 14.1% 13.9% 5.6%
Female 22.7% 28.3% 13% 17.7% 0%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 946 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 901, in schedule caste is 997 and in schedule tribe is 1014. There are 907 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rengali

Total General SC ST Child
Change -39 -81 -10 34 -51
2011 946 901 997 1014 907
2001 985 982 1007 980 958

Literacy

Total 7557 people in the census town are literate, among them 4270 are male and 3287 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rengali is 79%. 87% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rengali

Total Male Female
Change 10.9% 6.7% 14.8%
2011 79% 87.1% 70.4%
2001 68.1% 80.4% 55.6%

Workers profile

Rengali has 47% (5126) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 34% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rengali

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.2% 35.5% 11.7% 52.8%
Male 59.7% 51% 8.7% 40.3%
Female 34% 19.1% 14.8% 66%