Odisha State Urban Part, with population of about 70 lakh is India's the 14th least urban populous state. Total geographical area of Odisha state urban part is 3352 km2 and it is the 12th biggest urban state by area in the country. Population density of the state is 2090 persons per km2. There are 30 districts in the state, among them Khordha Urban is the most populous district with urban population of about 10.8 lakh and Baudh Urban is the least populous district with urban population of about 20 thousand. Ganjam Urban is the biggest district in the state with an urban area of 360 km2 and Kendrapara Urban is the smallest with 13 km2.

Demographics

The state is home to about 70 lakh people, among them about 36.3 lakh (52%) are male and about 33.8 lakh (48%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Odisha state urban part is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 15.5 lakh households in the state and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Odisha state urban part is 2090 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Odisha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,003,656 5,438,046 969,821 595,789 747,324
Male 3,625,933 2,836,634 490,089 299,210 390,665
Female 3,377,723 2,601,412 479,732 296,579 356,659

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the state followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 929 in Muslims are 921 and in Christians are 1045.

Religion wise population 2011 - Odisha

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,003,656 6,345,545 410,614 186,607 16,889 2,126 6,266 16,463 19,146
Male 3,625,933 3,289,674 213,698 91,254 8,890 1,097 3,265 7,966 10,089
Female 3,377,723 3,055,871 196,916 95,353 7,999 1,029 3,001 8,497 9,057

Growth of population

Population of the state has increased by 26.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 55.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the state is 29.6% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 24.5%. General caste population has increased by 24.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 37.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 33.4% and child population has increased by 12.8% in the state since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Odisha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.9% 24.5% 37.9% 33.4% 12.8%
Male 24.5% 22.2% 35.8% 30.4% 14%
Female 29.6% 27.2% 40.1% 36.5% 11.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 932 females per 1000 male in the state. Sex ratio in general caste is 917, in schedule caste is 979 and in schedule tribe is 991. There are 913 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the state. Overall sex ratio in the state has increased by 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Odisha

Total General SC ST Child
Change 37 36 30 43 -20
2011 932 917 979 991 913
2001 895 881 949 948 933

Literacy

Total about 53.6 lakh people in the state are literate, among them about 29.4 lakh are male and about 24.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of ODISHA is 86%. 91% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the state has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Odisha

Total Male Female
Change 4.9% 2.8% 7.5%
2011 85.7% 90.7% 80.4%
2001 80.8% 87.9% 72.9%

Workers profile

ODISHA has 35% (about 24.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% 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 - Odisha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.8% 29.8% 5.1% 65.2%
Male 54.1% 48.2% 5.9% 45.9%
Female 14.1% 9.9% 4.2% 85.9%