Damanjodi Census Town, with population of 8862 is Damonjodi sub district's the most populous census town located in Damonjodi sub district of Koraput district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Damanjodi census town is 12 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 720 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Damanjodi Ward No 01 and the population of Damanjodi Ward No 01 is 8862.

Nearest railway station is Damanjodi which is within the census town. Koraput is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 18 km. District head quarter of the census town is Koraput which is 40 km away. Bhubaneswar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 535 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1168.35 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4°C.


The census town is home to 8862 people, among them 4633 (52%) are male and 4229 (48%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Damanjodi census town is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2519 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Damanjodi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,862 6,359 1,309 1,194 965
Male 4,633 3,330 676 627 512
Female 4,229 3,029 633 567 453

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 4% 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 904 in Christians are 1061 and in Muslims are 967.

Religion wise population 2011 - Damanjodi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 8,862 8,300 120 371 7 7 0 14 43
Male 4,633 4,360 61 180 3 3 0 8 18
Female 4,229 3,940 59 191 4 4 0 6 25

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 913 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 904. There are 885 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total 7362 people in the census town are literate, among them 3972 are male and 3390 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Damanjodi is 93%. 96% of male and 90% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Damanjodi has 34% (2974) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 10% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Damanjodi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.6% 32.2% 1.4% 66.4%
Male 55.5% 54.2% 1.3% 44.5%
Female 9.6% 8.1% 1.5% 90.4%