Damonjodi Police Station, with population of about 29 thousand is Koraput district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Koraput district of the state Odisha in India. There are 12 villages in the sub district, among them Amalabadi is the most populous village with population of 3907 and Kandhaputraghati is the least populous village with population of 298. Bhejaput is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 13 km2 and Keragam is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 census towns in the sub district, those are - Damanjodi and Kurumuli Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 29 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (51%) are male and about 14 thousand (49%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 31% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Damonjodi police station is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 7952 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 59% (about 17 thousand) live in Damonjodi Sub District urban part and 41% (about 12 thousand) population live in the Damonjodi Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Damonjodi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29,431 16,230 4,165 9,036 4,148
Male 14,948 8,410 2,078 4,460 2,121
Female 14,483 7,820 2,087 4,576 2,027

Most populated Villages and Cities in Damonjodi

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Amalabadi 3907 Damanjodi 8862
Marichamala 1380 Kurumuli 8504
Ariputraghati 1250
Cholar 1083
Bhejaput 966
Dumuripadar 950
Ambagan 721
Lachuani 520
Khagodora 347
Keragam 324

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 8% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 967 in Christians are 991 and in Muslims are 931.

Religion wise population 2011 - Damonjodi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 29,431 26,609 197 2,451 22 8 0 16 128
Male 14,948 13,531 102 1,231 11 3 0 9 61
Female 14,483 13,078 95 1,220 11 5 0 7 67

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 969 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 930, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 1026. There are 956 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Damonjodi

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Lachuani 1176 Kurumuli 945
Keragam 1104 Damanjodi 913
Karadiguda 1099
Bhejaput 1095
Khagodora 1090
Ambagan 1066
Marichamala 1044
Dumuripadar 1034
Amalabadi 1019
Ariputraghati 984

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and 7113 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Damonjodi is 69%. 80% of male and 57% of female population are literate here.

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Damonjodi

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ariputraghati 62 Damanjodi 93
Amalabadi 58 Kurumuli 70
Marichamala 58
Keragam 51
Kandhaputraghati 47
Lachuani 45
Dumuripadar 41
Ambagan 39
Cholar 36
Khagodora 33

Workers profile

Damonjodi has 38% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 22% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Damonjodi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.1% 29.2% 8.8% 61.9%
Male 53.9% 46.5% 7.3% 46.1%
Female 21.7% 11.3% 10.4% 78.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Damonjodi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bhejaput 12.7 Kurumuli 1276
Ambagan 9.2 Damanjodi 12.3
Marichamala 8.2
Ariputraghati 4.4
Dumuripadar 3.6
Lachuani 3.5
Kandhaputraghati 2.6
Cholar 2.2
Karadiguda 2
Amalabadi 1