Bhadrak Rural Police Station, with population of about 3.6 lakh is Bhadrak district's the most populous sub district, located in Bhadrak district of the state Odisha in India. There are 169 villages in the sub district, among them Gujidarada is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Kedarpur is the least populous village with population of 6. Kaupur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 8 km2 and Chandanpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Bhadrak Municipality and Out Growth; Bhadrak Municipality; and Erei Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.6 lakh people, among them about 1.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.7 lakh (49%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhadrak Rural police station is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 71 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 64% (about 2.3 lakh) live in Bhadrak Rural Sub District rural part and 36% (about 1.3 lakh) population live in the Bhadrak Rural Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhadrak Rural

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 355,439 281,975 56,136 17,328 43,350
Male 181,326 144,172 28,464 8,690 22,313
Female 174,113 137,803 27,672 8,638 21,037

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bhadrak Rural

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Gujidarada 11746 Bhadrak 121338
Ranj 4385 Bhadrak 107463
Rambhila 4070 Erei 7890
Sabarang 3997
Kaupur 3951
Ramakrushunapur 3701
Olang 3334
Brahmapur 3233
Bahudarada 3209
Talanga 3121

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 963 in Muslims are 946.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhadrak Rural

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 355,439 289,309 64,784 276 62 44 42 39 883
Male 181,326 147,388 33,299 138 35 23 22 15 406
Female 174,113 141,921 31,485 138 27 21 20 24 477

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.8% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 15.7%. General caste population has increased by 15.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29.6% and child population has increased by 0.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhadrak Rural

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.7% 15.1% 15.3% 29.6% 0.3%
Male 15.7% 15.3% 14.7% 26.2% 1.4%
Female 15.8% 14.8% 16% 33.2% -0.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 972 and in schedule tribe is 994. There are 943 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 increased by 1 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 - Bhadrak Rural

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 -4 11 52 -20
2011 960 956 972 994 943
2001 959 960 961 942 963

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bhadrak Rural

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Eradei 1266 Erei 980
Bahadalpur 1159 Bhadrak 951
Kundla 1143 Bhadrak 947
Nachhipur 1134
Kadapada 1111
Kalahandia 1104
Churangpur 1104
Sirapur 1100
Bhaktibrahmapur 1095
Kasalpur 1089

Literacy

Total about 2.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhadrak Rural is 81%. 87% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhadrak Rural

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 4.5% 11.0%
2011 81.4% 87.2% 75.4%
2001 73.8% 82.7% 64.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bhadrak Rural

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Balanta 100 Bhadrak 80
Mulagan 97 Erei 80
Dharmasaranabindha 94 Bhadrak 79
Sahaspur 93
Ratanpur 93
Rangarajapur 93
Gandagara 93
Paribindha Marpur 93
Kadapada 93
Ukura 92

Workers profile

Bhadrak Rural has 32% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 9% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhadrak Rural

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.7% 23% 8.7% 68.3%
Male 53.4% 40.7% 12.7% 46.6%
Female 9.1% 4.5% 4.6% 90.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bhadrak Rural

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kaupur 7.8 Bhadrak 30.7
Rambhila 7.5 Bhadrak 30.7
Sabarang 7.4 Erei 9.5
Ambroli 6.6
Erara 6.1
Susiladeipur 6
Olang 5.9
Bahudarada 5.9
Talanga 5.9
Barapada 5.8