Bishamakatak Police Station, with population of about 88 thousand is Rayagada district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Rayagada district of the state Odisha in India. There are 289 villages in the sub district, among them Chati Kona is the most populous village with population of 2535 and Dumahemberu is the least populous village with population of 4. Kurli is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 11 km2 and Chintaliguda is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Bishamakatak Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 88 thousand people, among them about 42 thousand (48%) are male and about 46 thousand (52%) are female. 21% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 64% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bishamakatak police station is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 90% (about 79 thousand) live in Bishamakatak Sub District rural part and 10% (8399) population live in the Bishamakatak Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bishamakatak

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 87,895 18,408 13,403 56,084 13,559
Male 41,932 9,155 6,470 26,307 6,980
Female 45,963 9,253 6,933 29,777 6,579

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bishamakatak

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Chati Kona 2535 Bishamakatak 8399
Durgi 1792
Paikdakulguda 1724
Gotiguda 1647
KumbharDhamuni 1299
Jhigidi 1297
Dukum 1179
Kurli 1151
Bariguda 1144
Kankubadi 1044

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1089 in Christians are 1204.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bishamakatak

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 87,895 83,496 379 3,310 10 14 4 6 676
Male 41,932 39,976 128 1,502 5 7 2 2 310
Female 45,963 43,520 251 1,808 5 7 2 4 366

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 11% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 79 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.8% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 9.2%. General caste population has increased by 20.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.6% and child population has decreased by -1.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bishamakatak

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11% 20.2% 9.7% 8.6% -1.8%
Male 9.2% 19.5% 7.2% 6.4% 0.6%
Female 12.8% 20.9% 12% 10.6% -4.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1096 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1011, in schedule caste is 1072 and in schedule tribe is 1132. There are 943 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 47 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bishamakatak

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 12 46 43 -47
2011 1096 1011 1072 1132 943
2001 1061 999 1026 1089 990

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bishamakatak

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Katriguda 4000 Bishamakatak 962
Kinjamjodi 1964
Hirisamoti 1842
Sanajamiti 1833
Penja 1774
Bariguda 1618
Telenga Sarthili 1571
Tada 1560
Rekhapai 1540
Konadi 1522

Literacy

Total about 35 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 21 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bishamakatak is 47%. 60% of male and 36% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bishamakatak

Total Male Female
Change 17.3% 17.9% 17.2%
2011 47% 59.7% 35.7%
2001 29.7% 41.8% 18.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bishamakatak

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Chintaliguda 91 Bishamakatak 86
Durgi 76
Sauraguda 74
Ranibhata 73
Jiari 73
Bariguda 72
Bondili 72
Turiguda 72
Lotaguda 72
Chati Kona 69

Workers profile

Bishamakatak has 52% (about 46 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 49% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 32% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bishamakatak

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.1% 25.2% 26.9% 47.9%
Male 55.4% 33.7% 21.7% 44.6%
Female 49.1% 17.5% 31.6% 50.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bishamakatak

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kurli 10.7 Bishamakatak 4.6
Kankubadi 10.5
Brundabadi 9.8
Konabai 9.3
Majhi halama 8.3
Jhigidi 8.2
Bhatapur 8
Konadi 7.7
Bhatiguma 6.7
Darukona 6.6