Soro Police Station, with population of about 3.1 lakh is Baleshwar district's the most populous sub district, located in Baleshwar district of the state Odisha in India. There are 324 villages in the sub district, among them Kharasahapur is the most populous village with population of 7051 and kantipur is the least populous village with population of 2. Kharasahapur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 15 km2 and Pagadasol is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Soro Notified Area Council.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.1 lakh people, among them about 1.6 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.5 lakh (49%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Soro police station is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 73 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 90% (about 2.8 lakh) live in Soro Sub District rural part and 10% (about 33 thousand) population live in the Soro Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Soro

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 311,507 222,140 75,944 13,423 37,809
Male 160,321 114,638 38,935 6,748 19,654
Female 151,186 107,502 37,009 6,675 18,155

Most populated Villages and Cities in Soro

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kharasahapur 7051 Soro 32531
Anantapur 4787
Gud 4710
Pakhar 4535
Mahumuhan 4446
Bishnupur 3739
Sabira 3730
Nuapur 3421
Kuruda 3384
Mulising 3299

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 943 in Muslims are 952.

Religion wise population 2011 - Soro

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 311,507 301,534 9,607 102 13 2 9 11 229
Male 160,321 155,209 4,921 56 8 0 0 6 121
Female 151,186 146,325 4,686 46 5 2 9 5 108

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.7% which is -1.6% lower than male population growth rate of 16.3%. General caste population has increased by 14.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 25.2% and child population has increased by 1.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Soro

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.5% 14.2% 18% 25.2% 1.3%
Male 16.3% 15.4% 18.8% 18.1% 2.4%
Female 14.7% 12.9% 17.2% 33.4% 0.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 943 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 938, in schedule caste is 951 and in schedule tribe is 989. There are 924 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Soro

Total General SC ST Child
Change -13 -20 -12 113 -20
2011 943 938 951 989 924
2001 956 958 963 876 944

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Soro

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Pagadasol 1340 Soro 956
Khasagadia 1337
Manakahani 1276
Chakasubarnapur 1250
Chakakamaripur 1250
Lakhabindha 1218
Biripada 1200
Mendhagadia 1161
Basudeipur 1150
Dianpahi 1149

Literacy

Total about 2.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.3 lakh are male and about 1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Soro is 84%. 90% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Soro

Total Male Female
Change 9.8% 5.6% 14.1%
2011 83.7% 90.1% 76.8%
2001 73.9% 84.5% 62.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Soro

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Srirampur 100 Soro 85
Chakabarunei 100
kantipur 100
Bharadapada 100
Samsarpur 100
Uttarkuanr 98
Srikrishnapur 97
Podadiha 97
Salampur 97
Haridagadia 96

Workers profile

Soro has 35% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 12% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Soro

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.4% 26.6% 8.8% 64.6%
Male 57.2% 47.2% 10% 42.8%
Female 12.3% 4.7% 7.6% 87.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Soro

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kharasahapur 14.8 Soro 23.6
Kasbajaipur 8.2
Sabira 7.1
Mulising 6.2
Kuruda 5.9
Gud 5.6
Pakhar 5.3
Mahumuhan 5.1
Khunta 5
Sirapur 4.8