Surada Notified Area Council, with population of about 15 thousand is SURADA sub district's only notified area council located in SURADA sub district of Ganjam district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Surada notified area council is 3661 km2. Population density of the city is 4 persons per km2. There are 11 wards in the city, among them Surada Ward No 06 is the most populous ward with population of 2065 and Surada Ward No 07 is the least populous ward with population of 924.

Nearest railway station is Brahmapur which is 20 km far from here. Surada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 29 km. District head quarter of the city is Chhatrapur which is 97 km away. Bhubaneswar is the state head quarter of the city and is 212 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1244.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7505 (50%) are male and 7362 (50%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Surada notified area council is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3152 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Surada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,867 10,147 4,546 174 1,712
Male 7,505 5,193 2,229 83 862
Female 7,362 4,954 2,317 91 850

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 5% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 973 in Christians are 1162 and in Muslims are 938.

Religion wise population 2011 - Surada

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 14,867 13,833 250 774 0 2 1 0 7
Male 7,505 7,010 129 358 0 2 1 0 5
Female 7,362 6,823 121 416 0 0 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 1.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 2.4% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 0.6%. General caste population has decreased by -2.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 41.5% and child population has decreased by -18% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Surada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.5% -2.1% 9.2% 41.5% -18%
Male 0.6% -2.3% 7.3% 23.9% -19.4%
Female 2.4% -1.9% 11.2% 62.5% -16.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 981 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 954, in schedule caste is 1039 and in schedule tribe is 1096. There are 986 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Surada

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 4 36 260 34
2011 981 954 1039 1096 986
2001 964 950 1003 836 952

Literacy

Total about 10 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 5683 are male and 4537 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Surada is 78%. 86% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Surada

Total Male Female
Change 4.8% 2.4% 7.3%
2011 77.7% 85.5% 69.7%
2001 72.9% 83.1% 62.4%

Workers profile

Surada has 34% (5007) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 14% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Surada

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.7% 29.1% 4.6% 66.3%
Male 53.1% 47.6% 5.6% 46.9%
Female 13.9% 10.2% 3.7% 86.1%