Kotpad Notified Area Council, with population of about 16 thousand is Kotpad sub district's only notified area council located in Kotpad sub district of Koraput district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Kotpad notified area council is 13 km2. Population density of the city is 1256 persons per km2. There are 13 wards in the city, among them Kotpad Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 2403 and Kotpad Ward No 07 is the least populous ward with population of 656.

Nearest railway station is Kotpad which is within the city. Kotpad is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Koraput which is 60 km away. Bhubaneswar is the state head quarter of the city and is 580 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1341.97 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 7945 (49%) are male and 8381 (51%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 24% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kotpad notified area council is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3878 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kotpad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,326 10,230 2,110 3,986 2,014
Male 7,945 5,101 1,003 1,841 1,008
Female 8,381 5,129 1,107 2,145 1,006

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 12% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 6% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1061 in Christians are 1069 and in Muslims are 955.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kotpad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 16,326 13,289 1,046 1,879 39 5 54 2 12
Male 7,945 6,447 535 908 22 2 25 1 5
Female 8,381 6,842 511 971 17 3 29 1 7

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 9.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 11.6% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 7.2%. General caste population has increased by 1.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 48.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 17.4% and child population has decreased by -3.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kotpad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.4% 1.3% 48.5% 17.4% -3.5%
Male 7.2% 1% 44.7% 10.5% -5%
Female 11.6% 1.6% 52.1% 24% -2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1055 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1005, in schedule caste is 1104 and in schedule tribe is 1165. There are 998 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kotpad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 42 5 53 127 30
2011 1055 1005 1104 1165 998
2001 1013 1000 1051 1038 968

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 5799 are male and 5112 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kotpad is 76%. 84% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kotpad

Total Male Female
Change 8.5% 5.4% 12.0%
2011 76.2% 83.6% 69.3%
2001 67.7% 78.2% 57.3%

Workers profile

Kotpad has 40% (6471) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 24% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kotpad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.6% 27.7% 12% 60.4%
Male 56% 43.2% 12.9% 44%
Female 24.1% 13% 11.1% 75.9%