Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 8.9 lakh is Bhubaneswar (M.Corp.) sub district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Bhubaneswar (M.Corp.) sub district of Khordha district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Bhubaneswar municipal corporation and out growth is 135 km2. Population density of the city is 6558 persons per km2. There are 81 wards in the city, among them Bhubaneswar Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of about 48 thousand and Ebranga (og) Ward No 74 (rural Mdds Code:408526) is the least populous ward with population of 257.

Nearest railway station is Bhubaneswar which is within the city. Bhubaneswar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Khordha which is 30 km away. Bhubaneswar is the state head quarter of the city. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1400 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8.6°C.


The city is home to about 8.9 lakh people, among them about 4.7 lakh (53%) are male and about 4.2 lakh (47%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhubaneswar municipal corporation and out growth is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.1 lakh households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhubaneswar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 885,363 764,577 76,770 44,016 86,401
Male 468,043 404,577 39,798 23,668 45,327
Female 417,320 360,000 36,972 20,348 41,074

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 3% 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 890 in Muslims are 888 and in Christians are 1011.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhubaneswar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 885,363 842,912 29,123 8,152 1,083 200 406 345 3,142
Male 468,043 445,888 15,423 4,054 551 117 200 175 1,635
Female 417,320 397,024 13,700 4,098 532 83 206 170 1,507

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 892 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 890, in schedule caste is 929 and in schedule tribe is 860. There are 906 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 7.3 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 4 lakh are male and about 3.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhubaneswar is 92%. 95% of male and 89% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Bhubaneswar has 37% (about 3.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 17% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhubaneswar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.8% 32.3% 4.5% 63.2%
Male 54.8% 49.9% 4.9% 45.2%
Female 16.6% 12.6% 4% 83.4%