Joda Municipality, with population of about 47 thousand is Joda sub district's only municipality located in Joda sub district of Kendujhar district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Joda municipality is 7020 km2. Population density of the city is 7 persons per km2. There are 14 wards in the city, among them Joda (m) Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of 5127 and Joda (m) Ward No 12 is the least populous ward with population of 2300.

Nearest railway station is Barbil which is 15 km far from here. Barbil is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 15 km. District head quarter of the city is Kendujhar which is 65 km away. Bhubaneswar is the state head quarter of the city and is 315 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1638 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 47 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (51%) are male and about 23 thousand (49%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 28% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Joda municipality is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Joda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 46,631 25,645 8,082 12,904 7,260
Male 23,951 13,626 3,964 6,361 3,700
Female 22,680 12,019 4,118 6,543 3,560

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 958 in Muslims are 816 and in Christians are 971.

Religion wise population 2011 - Joda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 46,631 42,423 3,325 603 184 17 10 12 57
Male 23,951 21,671 1,831 306 91 9 4 9 30
Female 22,680 20,752 1,494 297 93 8 6 3 27

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 882, in schedule caste is 1039 and in schedule tribe is 1029. There are 962 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 28 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Joda is 72%. 81% of male and 63% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Joda has 35% (about 16 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 14% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Joda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.9% 32.3% 2.5% 65.1%
Male 55% 52.2% 2.8% 45%
Female 13.6% 11.4% 2.2% 86.4%