Belaghar Police Station, with population of about 20 thousand is Kandhamal district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Kandhamal district of the state Odisha in India. There are 130 villages in the sub district, among them Belaghar is the most populous village with population of 1628 and Suruda is the least populous village with population of 7. Guma is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 5 km2 and Duseri is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 20 thousand people, among them 9381 (48%) are male and about 10 thousand (52%) are female. 12% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 66% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Belaghar police station is 17%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 4410 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Belaghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,506 2,292 4,284 12,930 3,368
Male 9,381 1,089 2,086 6,206 1,648
Female 10,125 1,203 2,198 6,724 1,720

Most populated Villages in Belaghar

Villages
Name Population
Belaghar 1628
Guma 1181
Lankagada 829
Bilamal 643
Dhudusi 599
Jhiripani 567
Rangaparu 478
Chajangi 350
Bhandarangi 337
Barengili 324

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1092 in Christians are 694.

Religion wise population 2011 - Belaghar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 19,506 18,908 20 542 2 3 0 0 31
Male 9,381 9,037 6 320 1 2 0 0 15
Female 10,125 9,871 14 222 1 1 0 0 16

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1079 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1105, in schedule caste is 1054 and in schedule tribe is 1083. There are 1044 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.

Villages with highest sex ratio in Belaghar

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Suruda 6000
Batangapadar 2000
Pingadi 1846
Sindhibandha 1793
Batangapadar 1600
Katadaganda 1600
Adilipa 1563
Sanjhiripani 1548
Dumamaska 1535
Panjabali 1529

Literacy

Total 6392 people in the sub district are literate, among them 3983 are male and 2409 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Belaghar is 40%. 52% of male and 29% of female population are literate here.

Villages with highest literacy rate in Belaghar

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Belaghar 79
Salapati 75
Pagarapadi 73
Guma 70
Sushabhata 68
Lankagada 60
Baraguda 59
Mahabali 58
Jhalipada 53
Kauguda 52

Workers profile

Belaghar has 48% (9382) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 47% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 35% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Belaghar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48.1% 20% 28.1% 51.9%
Male 49.6% 29.2% 20.4% 50.4%
Female 46.7% 11.6% 35.1% 53.3%

Biggest Villages in Belaghar

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Guma 4.8
Rangaparu 4.1
Lankagada 3.9
Germel 3.7
Jhiripani 3.7
Kineri 3.4
Bilamal 3
Karajandi 3
Chajangi 2.8
Dhudusi 2.7