Baudh District, with population of about 4.4 lakh is Odisha's the 2nd least populous district, located in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Baudh district is 3098 km2 and it is the 9th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 142 persons per km2. There are 6 sub districts in the district, among them Baudh Sadar is the most populous sub district with population of about 1.4 lakh and Puruna Katak is the least populous sub district with population of about 37 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 4.4 lakh people, among them about 2.2 lakh (50%) are male and about 2.2 lakh (50%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baudh district is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1.1 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 95% (about 4.2 lakh) live in Baudh District rural part and 5% (about 20 thousand) population live in the Baudh District urban part. Rural population density of Baudh district is 137 and urban population density is 986 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Baudh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 441,162 280,864 104,934 55,364 61,847
Male 221,625 141,766 52,497 27,362 31,260
Female 219,537 139,098 52,437 28,002 30,587

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Baudh

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Baudh Sadar 137398 Sarasara 4093 Baudhgarh 20424
Manamunda 106227 Laxmiprasad 3195
Kantamal 77483 Bahira 2844
Baunsuni 43817 Purunakatak 2528
Harbhanga 39350 Baunsuni 2344
Puruna Katak 36887 Harabhanga 2234
Dapala 1807
Guduvelipadar 1788
Badhigam 1756
Ghantapada 1735

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 990.

Religion wise population 2011 - Baudh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 441,162 438,152 1,007 522 24 5 11 7 1,434
Male 221,625 220,199 500 247 13 3 7 4 652
Female 219,537 217,953 507 275 11 2 4 3 782

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 18.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 18.5% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 17.8%. General caste population has increased by 14.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 28.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 18.9% and child population has increased by 1.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Baudh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.2% 14.6% 28.4% 18.9% 1.3%
Male 17.8% 14.4% 28% 17.6% 0.7%
Female 18.5% 14.7% 28.8% 20.3% 2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 991 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 981, in schedule caste is 999 and in schedule tribe is 1023. There are 978 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Baudh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 2 6 23 12
2011 991 981 999 1023 978
2001 984 979 993 1000 966

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Baudh

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Puruna Katak 1026 Mundapada 2200 Baudhgarh 947
Kantamal 1001 Bhutamundi 2200
Manamunda 999 Fulbahal 2000
Baunsuni 990 Kumbharua 2000
Baudh Sadar 977 Khandjami 2000
Harbhanga 965 Gudabhanga 1643
Banki 1615
Madhapur 1606
Mardolkhandajami 1600
Karamakhol 1588

Literacy

Total about 2.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 1.6 lakh are male and about 1.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baudh is 72%. 83% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Baudh

Total Male Female
Change 13.9% 7.1% 20.8%
2011 71.6% 83.3% 59.8%
2001 57.7% 76.2% 39%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Baudh

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Baudh Sadar 76 Gandisar 100 Baudhgarh 87
Puruna Katak 75 Nuapada 100
Harbhanga 74 Pandamaska 100
Baunsuni 73 Dantapali 100
Manamunda 70 Lundurjhuri 100
Kantamal 64 Hatipali Alias Rangapali 97
Somanathpur 97
Balisahi 95
Harekrishnapur 94
Pudhiakuta 93

Workers profile

Baudh has 50% (about 2.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 43% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 28% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Baudh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49.7% 28% 21.7% 50.3%
Male 56.7% 41.7% 15% 43.3%
Female 42.7% 14.3% 28.5% 57.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Baudh

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kharbhuin 8.2 Baudhgarh 20.7
Sarasara 8.1
Sankulai 8
Gunachitara 7.9
Narayanaprasad 7.8
Dedhanmal 7.6
Sanababada 7.3
Bahira 7.2
Kampara 7.2
Ringapada 6.5