Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, with population of about 8.4 lakh is Bhubaneswar (M.Corp.) sub district's only municipal corporation located in Bhubaneswar (M.Corp.) sub district of Khordha district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Bhubaneswar municipal corporation is 135 km2. Population density of the city is 6247 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 8.4 lakh people, among them about 4.5 lakh (53%) are male and about 4 lakh (47%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhubaneswar municipal corporation is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2 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 843,402 730,783 70,230 42,389 81,847
Male 446,204 386,828 36,463 22,913 42,997
Female 397,198 343,955 33,767 19,476 38,850

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 890 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 926 and in schedule tribe is 850. There are 904 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 7 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 3.8 lakh are male and about 3.2 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 3.1 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% 32.6% 4.3% 63.2%
Male 54.7% 50.1% 4.6% 45.3%
Female 16.7% 12.8% 3.9% 83.3%