Subarnapur District, with population of about 6.1 lakh is Odisha's the 5th least populous district, located in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Subarnapur district is 2337 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 261 persons per km2. There are 8 sub districts in the district, among them Dunguripali is the most populous sub district with population of about 1.2 lakh and Ulunda is the least populous sub district with population of about 41 thousand.

There is only one city in the district that comes under the district administration which is Sonapur Municipality.

Demographics

The district is home to about 6.1 lakh people, among them about 3.1 lakh (51%) are male and about 3 lakh (49%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Subarnapur district is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1.5 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 92% (about 5.6 lakh) live in Subarnapur District rural part and 8% (about 50 thousand) population live in the Subarnapur District urban part. Rural population density of Subarnapur district is 245 and urban population density is 946 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Subarnapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 610,183 396,772 156,219 57,192 74,821
Male 311,312 202,793 79,725 28,794 38,335
Female 298,871 193,979 76,494 28,398 36,486

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Subarnapur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Dunguripali 115713 Rampur 5156 Sonapur 20770
Tarbha 108942 Sukha 4752 Binika 15765
Biramaharajpur 100402 Dunguripali 4670 Tarbha 8334
Binika 96634 Menda 3866 Subalaya 5072
Sonapur 60455 Sahala 3825
Subalaya 43564 Digsira 3425
Rampur 43215 Silati 3179
Ulunda 41258 Badkarle 3108
Sagarpali 3099
Deulpadar 2978

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 960.

Religion wise population 2011 - Subarnapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 610,183 605,225 1,566 2,374 58 46 17 6 891
Male 311,312 308,789 781 1,221 33 26 8 3 451
Female 298,871 296,436 785 1,153 25 20 9 3 440

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 12.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 12.3% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of 13%. General caste population has increased by 10%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8% and child population has decreased by -3.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Subarnapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.6% 10% 22% 8% -3.2%
Male 13% 10.4% 22.5% 7.5% -2.4%
Female 12.3% 9.5% 21.6% 8.4% -3.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 959 and in schedule tribe is 986. There are 952 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Subarnapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 -7 -8 8 -15
2011 960 957 959 986 952
2001 966 964 967 978 967

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Tarbha 985 Jamdadar 2000 Tarbha 974
Ulunda 970 Silati Jungle 1857 Binika 944
Dunguripali 959 Kenjheriapali jungle 1818 Sonapur 939
Biramaharajpur 958 Andharibanjijungle 1750 Subalaya 923
Sonapur 956 Duleswar jungle 1600
Subalaya 952 Dhanbahali 1548
Binika 949 Mukundapur 1521
Rampur 936 Thakurpurjungle 1500
Khairbhadi 1483
Panimura 1461

Literacy

Total about 4 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 2.3 lakh are male and about 1.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Subarnapur is 74%. 84% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Subarnapur

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 5.5% 17.8%
2011 74.4% 84.4% 64%
2001 62.8% 78.9% 46.2%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sonapur 79 Thakurpurjungle 100 Sonapur 88
Subalaya 78 Ratnasinghasanpur 100 Subalaya 83
Rampur 77 Budelbahali 100 Tarbha 83
Biramaharajpur 77 Kudapada 100 Binika 76
Binika 75 Barpadar 97
Dunguripali 73 Chadeigudi 96
Ulunda 72 Rajanpali 95
Tarbha 69 Padhanpali 94
Suliadadar 94
Malidadar 94

Workers profile

Subarnapur has 47% (about 2.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 35% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Subarnapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47% 27.9% 19.1% 53%
Male 58.3% 43.7% 14.6% 41.7%
Female 35.2% 11.4% 23.7% 64.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Subarnapur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Tundupali 14.6 Binika 21.4
Sukha 10.4 Sonapur 15.1
Mendamal 9.2 Tarbha 13
Mrusundhi 8.6 Subalaya 3.3
kalapathar 8.3
Rampur 8.1
Bankigiridi 7.7
Kirtipur 7.4
Bausuni 7.2
Digsira 7