Balangir Police Station, with population of about 3.3 lakh is Balangir district's the most populous sub district, located in Balangir district of the state Odisha in India. There are 280 villages in the sub district, among them Kusang is the most populous village with population of 2995 and Bichhupali is the least populous village with population of 15. Khujenpali is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 9 km2 and Sunaripali is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Balangir Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.3 lakh people, among them about 1.7 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.6 lakh (49%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Balangir police station is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 78 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 70% (about 2.3 lakh) live in Balangir Sub District rural part and 30% (about 98 thousand) population live in the Balangir Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Balangir

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 327,081 226,707 64,461 35,913 39,673
Male 166,615 115,787 32,785 18,043 20,278
Female 160,466 110,920 31,676 17,870 19,395

Most populated Villages and Cities in Balangir

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kusang 2995 Balangir 98238
Chudapali 2921
Sargad 2889
Puintala 2838
Chandanbhati 2752
Mahimunda 2723
Kusmel 2684
Gaintala 2585
Lokapada 2371
Malmunda 2338

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 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 963 in Christians are 988.

Religion wise population 2011 - Balangir

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 327,081 316,553 2,525 6,678 154 96 68 23 984
Male 166,615 161,259 1,295 3,359 86 47 38 14 517
Female 160,466 155,294 1,230 3,319 68 49 30 9 467

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.7% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 16.5%. General caste population has increased by 14.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.8% and child population has increased by 7.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Balangir

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.6% 14.7% 24.6% 15.8% 7.2%
Male 16.5% 14.7% 24.2% 15.2% 7.6%
Female 16.7% 14.6% 24.9% 16.4% 6.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 990. There are 956 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Balangir

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 -1 5 10 -9
2011 963 958 966 990 956
2001 962 959 961 980 965

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Balangir

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Thakurpali 1225 Balangir 942
Mangalapali 1214
Jhankarpali 1207
Beniapali 1174
Janipali 1150
Bijabahali 1147
Fuljharan 1141
Sunaripali 1133
Jaljadpali 1126
Pardhiapali 1122

Literacy

Total about 2.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 92 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Balangir is 74%. 83% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Balangir

Total Male Female
Change 9.1% 4.3% 14.1%
2011 74.3% 82.8% 65.5%
2001 65.2% 78.5% 51.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Balangir

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bichhupali 100 Balangir 86
Saraspita 97
Kasabahal 91
Dahimal 87
Sirabahal 87
Bhainsapali 86
Khamarmunda 85
Sikabahenga 84
Odiapali 84
Babja 84

Workers profile

Balangir has 40% (about 1.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 23% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Balangir

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.6% 26.7% 12.9% 60.4%
Male 55.9% 44.4% 11.5% 44.1%
Female 22.7% 8.3% 14.4% 77.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Balangir

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Khujenpali 9.2 Balangir 31.1
Barapudgia 8.4
Sikachhida 8.3
Kusmel 8.2
Ranikata 7.8
Taljuri 6.5
Mahimunda 6.5
Hardatal 6.5
Bileisarda 6.4
Salepali 6.3