Rajkanika Police Station, with population of about 1.4 lakh is Kendrapara district's the 5th most populous sub district, located in Kendrapara district of the state Odisha in India. There are 156 villages in the sub district, among them Charapada is the most populous village with population of 4640 and Mahamadpur is the least populous village with population of 22. Hatasahi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 12 km2 and Satagharia is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.4 lakh people, among them about 67 thousand (48%) are male and about 73 thousand (52%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rajkanika police station is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 31 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Rajkanika police station live in the Rajkanika Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rajkanika

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 140,807 107,848 32,908 51 16,424
Male 67,443 51,267 16,153 23 8,450
Female 73,364 56,581 16,755 28 7,974

Most populated Villages in Rajkanika

Villages
Name Population
Charapada 4640
Barunadia 3630
Namatara 3601
Ahamadpur 2672
Ganja 2670
Chhadesh 2610
Bansaria 2541
Deulatara 2311
Siko 2219
Dasipur 2129

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1087 in Muslims are 1123.

Religion wise population 2011 - Rajkanika

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 140,807 138,100 2,505 35 29 6 6 3 123
Male 67,443 66,170 1,180 12 13 3 4 3 58
Female 73,364 71,930 1,325 23 16 3 2 0 65

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1088 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1104, in schedule caste is 1037 and in schedule tribe is 1217. There are 944 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.

Villages with highest sex ratio in Rajkanika

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Gobindpur 1392
Jagulaipada 1378
Muradpur 1353
Matia 1340
Ostia 1340
Agapada 1324
Pratappur 1317
Kantapada 1317
Hatasahi 1315
Gopinathapur 1307

Literacy

Total about 1.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 54 thousand are male and about 53 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rajkanika is 86%. 92% of male and 81% of female population are literate here.

Villages with highest literacy rate in Rajkanika

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Pandiapali 98
Kantapada 98
Sangrampur 97
Bahadiha 97
Badagara 97
Deulasahi 95
Ostia 95
Kantapada 95
Meghapur 95
Ektala 95

Workers profile

Rajkanika has 28% (about 40 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 7% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rajkanika

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28.2% 19.2% 8.9% 71.8%
Male 51.7% 37.4% 14.3% 48.3%
Female 6.5% 2.6% 4% 93.5%

Biggest Villages in Rajkanika

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Hatasahi 12.5
Jayakunda 7.1
Panki 6.4
Ujanga 6.1
Bhamanda 5.8
Nuagan 5
Charapada 4.7
Namatara 4.4
Patarapur 4.3
Deulatara 3.9