Nabarangapur District, with population of about 12.2 lakh is Odisha's the 14th least populous district, located in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Nabarangapur district is 5291 km2 and it is the 14th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 231 persons per km2. There are 12 sub districts in the district, among them Umarkote is the most populous sub district with population of about 2.1 lakh and Khatiguda is the least populous sub district with population of about 31 thousand.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Nabarangapur Municipality and Out Growth; and Nabarangapur Municipality.

Demographics

The district is home to about 12.2 lakh people, among them about 6 lakh (50%) are male and about 6.2 lakh (50%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 56% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nabarangapur district is 17%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 2.7 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 93% (about 11.3 lakh) live in Nabarangapur District rural part and 7% (about 88 thousand) population live in the Nabarangapur District urban part. Rural population density of Nabarangapur district is 217 and urban population density is 1212 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nabarangapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,220,946 362,389 177,384 681,173 207,911
Male 604,812 181,532 88,252 335,028 104,077
Female 616,134 180,857 89,132 346,145 103,834

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Nabarangapur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Umarkote 206012 Tohara 10900 Nabarangapur 36945
Dabugan 155383 Mundibeda 9169 Nabarangapur 29960
Raighar 133537 Jharigan 8463 Umarkote 28993
Nabarangapur P.S 118957 Chatahandi 7656 Papadahandi 9390
Kodinga 105973 Nuakote 6363 Khatiguda 6361
Paparahandi 99699 Hatibeda 6109 Raighar 5936
Kosagumuda 93166 Motigan 5878
Jharigan 83006 Ichhapur 5680
Chandahandi 73953 Beheda 5207
Tentulikhunti 70316 Sunabeda 5075

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Christians which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1018 in Christians are 1041.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nabarangapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,220,946 1,178,005 6,753 32,152 169 189 325 54 3,299
Male 604,812 583,658 3,450 15,750 85 101 171 23 1,574
Female 616,134 594,347 3,303 16,402 84 88 154 31 1,725

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 19% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 20.7% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 17.4%. General caste population has increased by 14.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.7% and child population has increased by 11.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nabarangapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19% 14.5% 22.6% 20.7% 11.2%
Male 17.4% 13.7% 20.9% 18.6% 11.2%
Female 20.7% 15.3% 24.4% 22.7% 11.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1019 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 1010 and in schedule tribe is 1033. There are 998 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nabarangapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 13 28 35 -1
2011 1019 996 1010 1033 998
2001 991 983 982 998 999

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Khatiguda 1054 Katraguda 3049 Papadahandi 1077
Tentulikhunti 1038 Naogan 1803 Nabarangapur 1005
Dabugan 1030 Bijaraguda 1583 Nabarangapur 999
Paparahandi 1029 Kakatasil 1542 Umarkote 980
Chandahandi 1028 Paraja Deopali 1430 Khatiguda 935
Jharigan 1028 Karchamal 1404 Raighar 910
Kosagumuda 1027 Batibeda 1402
Nabarangapur P.S 1019 Junapani 1371
Kodinga 1018 Agnipur 1361
Umarkote 1004 Badagumuda 1339

Literacy

Total about 4.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 2.9 lakh are male and about 1.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nabarangapur is 46%. 57% of male and 36% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nabarangapur

Total Male Female
Change 12.5% 10.3% 15.1%
2011 46.4% 57.3% 35.8%
2001 33.9% 47% 20.7%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nabarangapur P.S 60 Pathanguda 87 Nabarangapur 85
Khatiguda 54 Sargibahal 82 Khatiguda 85
Kundei 53 Chirmapandi 81 Nabarangapur 82
Tentulikhunti 52 Kaudola 81 Raighar 78
Raighar 50 Kumuli 76 Umarkote 75
Umarkote 49 Dangiripara 75 Papadahandi 63
Chandahandi 49 Kochiniamba 74
Paparahandi 47 Rajaputi 74
Dabugan 39 Chandahandi 74
Kodinga 37 Gambhariguda 73

Workers profile

Nabarangapur has 50% (about 6.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 44% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 35% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nabarangapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 50% 22.9% 27.2% 50%
Male 56.7% 37.6% 19% 43.3%
Female 43.5% 8.4% 35.2% 56.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Nabarangapur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Chatahandi 34.5 Khatiguda 259
Motigan 23.3 Umarkote 25.9
Pujariguda 23.1 Nabarangapur 21
Jharigumma 23.1 Nabarangapur 21
Hatigan 21.9 Papadahandi 9.6
Nuakote 21 Raighar 2
Karchamal 17.8
Timanpur 17.7
Merei 17.5
Putanada 17.3