Dhenkanal Sadar Police Station, with population of about 2.8 lakh is Dhenkanal district's the most populous sub district, located in Dhenkanal district of the state Odisha in India. There are 212 villages in the sub district, among them Chaulia is the most populous village with population of 5871 and Sambarpatia is the least populous village with population of 5. Chandrasekharprasad is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 29 km2 and Nilambarpursasan is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Dhenkanal Municipality; and Indipur Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.8 lakh people, among them about 1.5 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.4 lakh (48%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhenkanal Sadar police station is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 66 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 75% (about 2.1 lakh) live in Dhenkanal Sadar Sub District rural part and 25% (about 72 thousand) population live in the Dhenkanal Sadar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhenkanal Sadar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 282,828 199,280 54,209 29,339 32,001
Male 146,122 104,034 27,574 14,514 17,113
Female 136,706 95,246 26,635 14,825 14,888

Most populated Villages and Cities in Dhenkanal Sadar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Chaulia 5871 Dhenkanal 67414
Talbarkota 5490 Indipur 4656
Bhapur 5014
Chandrasekharprasad 4985
Gadagovindpur 4982
Sankarpur 4510
Baliamba 4069
Kandabindha 3672
Barada 3061
Siminoi 3008

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 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 936 in Muslims are 891.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dhenkanal Sadar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 282,828 278,379 3,374 321 30 346 8 1 369
Male 146,122 143,767 1,784 169 18 177 4 1 202
Female 136,706 134,612 1,590 152 12 169 4 0 167

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.4% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 11.4%. General caste population has increased by 9.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 11.9% and child population has decreased by -3.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhenkanal Sadar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.4% 9.9% 22.7% 11.9% -3.3%
Male 11.4% 9.5% 21.2% 8.3% -1.2%
Female 13.4% 10.4% 24.2% 15.5% -5.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 916, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 1021. There are 870 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 39 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhenkanal Sadar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 8 24 63 -39
2011 936 916 966 1021 870
2001 919 908 942 958 909

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Dhenkanal Sadar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Khajuria 1141 Dhenkanal 934
Sarakhia 1117 Indipur 899
Namachira 1112
Bhaliabolkateni 1111
Uparnatakata 1080
Fatkei 1061
Saradeipur 1058
Kanjiabereni 1049
Bebartakateni 1047
Bhanaranali 1044

Literacy

Total about 2.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 93 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhenkanal Sadar is 82%. 88% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhenkanal Sadar

Total Male Female
Change 7.4% 4.5% 10.8%
2011 82.4% 88.1% 76.4%
2001 75% 83.6% 65.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Dhenkanal Sadar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Tentulinali 100 Dhenkanal 91
Nilambarpursasan 98 Indipur 88
Nilambarpur 98
Gadasila 98
Mahidharpur 97
Mahendrapur 97
Kenchuabereni 97
Mulisinga 97
Kumardeipur 96
Bautibereni 95

Workers profile

Dhenkanal Sadar has 34% (about 97 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 13% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhenkanal Sadar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.4% 25% 9.3% 65.6%
Male 54.6% 42.8% 11.7% 45.4%
Female 12.8% 6% 6.8% 87.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Dhenkanal Sadar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Chandrasekharprasad 28.7 Dhenkanal 30.6
Gobindaprasad 16.4 Indipur 10
Chaulia 15.6
Saptasajya 11.6
Katakamadakhamar 10.9
Kandabindha 10.9
Sainbiri 9.9
Talbarkota 9.9
Balarampur 9.8
Gadagovindpur 9.7