Cuttack Municipal Corporation, with population of about 6.1 lakh is Cuttack (M.Corp.) P.S sub district's only municipal corporation located in Cuttack (M.Corp.) P.S sub district of Cuttack district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Cuttack municipal corporation is 149 km2. Population density of the city is 4090 persons per km2. There are 54 wards in the city, among them Cuttack Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of about 26 thousand and Cuttack Ward No 54 is the least populous ward with population of 6626.

Nearest railway station is Cuttack which is within the city. Cuttack Sadar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Cuttack. Bhubaneswar is the state head quarter of the city and is 25 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1808.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.


The city is home to about 6.1 lakh people, among them about 3.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.9 lakh (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Cuttack municipal corporation is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.2 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Cuttack

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 610,189 530,322 70,629 9,238 57,973
Male 316,242 275,617 35,889 4,736 30,553
Female 293,947 254,705 34,740 4,502 27,420

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 927 in Muslims are 947 and in Christians are 1026.

Religion wise population 2011 - Cuttack

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 610,189 547,054 50,221 8,272 762 100 1,082 99 2,599
Male 316,242 283,904 25,792 4,083 414 59 554 47 1,389
Female 293,947 263,150 24,429 4,189 348 41 528 52 1,210

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 930 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 924, in schedule caste is 968 and in schedule tribe is 951. There are 897 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 5 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.7 lakh are male and about 2.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Cuttack is 91%. 94% of male and 88% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Cuttack has 35% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 13% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Cuttack

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.7% 29.7% 5% 65.3%
Male 54.6% 48.6% 6% 45.4%
Female 13.3% 9.4% 3.9% 86.7%