Raurkela (ITS + OG) City, with population of about 2.2 lakh is Raurkela P.S. sub district's only city located in Raurkela P.S. sub district of Sundargarh district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Raurkela (ITS + OG) city is 99 km2. Population density of the city is 2186 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Raurkela Ward No 22 is the most populous ward with population of about 31 thousand and Raurkela Ward No 13 is the least populous ward with population of 2148.

Nearest railway station is Rourkela which is within the city. Rourkela is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Sundargarh which is 110 km away. Bhubaneswar is the state head quarter of the city and is 540 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1650 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 2.2 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 1 lakh (48%) are female. 67% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 18% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raurkela (ITS + OG) city is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 49 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raurkela (ITS + OG)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 216,410 145,677 30,723 40,010 22,317
Male 112,897 77,013 15,802 20,082 11,754
Female 103,513 68,664 14,921 19,928 10,563

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 7% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 908 in Christians are 1049 and in Muslims are 866

Religion wise population 2011 - Raurkela (ITS + OG)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 216,410 186,524 9,118 16,164 634 60 45 2,637 1,228
Male 112,897 97,742 4,886 7,890 330 32 27 1,312 678
Female 103,513 88,782 4,232 8,274 304 28 18 1,325 550

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 4.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 6.4% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 3.2%. General caste population has decreased by -0.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.2% and child population has decreased by -9.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Raurkela (ITS + OG)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.7% -0.6% 20.8% 15.2% -9.4%
Male 3.2% -1.8% 19.7% 13.3% -6.8%
Female 6.4% 0.9% 22.1% 17.3% -12%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 917 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 892, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 992. There are 899 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raurkela (ITS + OG)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 24 18 33 -52
2011 917 892 944 992 899
2001 889 868 926 959 951

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 91 thousand are male and about 75 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raurkela (ITS + OG) is 86%. 90% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raurkela (ITS + OG)

Total Male Female
Change 2.0% 0.6% 3.9%
2011 85.6% 90.4% 80.4%
2001 83.6% 89.8% 76.5%

Workers profile

Raurkela (ITS + OG) has 33% (about 72 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 12% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raurkela (ITS + OG)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.2% 29% 4.2% 66.8%
Male 52.6% 47.1% 5.5% 47.4%
Female 12.1% 9.3% 2.8% 87.9%