Balugaon Police Station, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Khordha district's the 6th most populous sub district, located in Khordha district of the state Odisha in India. There are 123 villages in the sub district, among them Baulabandha is the most populous village with population of 6660 and Ashwari is the least populous village with population of 5. Baulabandha is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Ganapatipatna is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Balugaon Notified Area Council; and Dungamal Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 59 thousand (51%) are male and about 55 thousand (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Balugaon police station is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 24 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 79% (about 90 thousand) live in Balugaon Sub District rural part and 21% (about 24 thousand) population live in the Balugaon Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Balugaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 113,758 92,578 20,621 559 13,038
Male 58,559 47,871 10,413 275 6,953
Female 55,199 44,707 10,208 284 6,085

Most populated Villages and Cities in Balugaon

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Baulabandha 6660 Balugaon 17645
Sananairi 4410 Dungamal 6271
Atharbatia 2174
Goradajhari 2160
Nachuni 2118
Nandapur 2015
Baradihi 1875
Badapadar 1690
Nuagada 1685
Singeswar 1495

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 946 in Muslims are 815.

Religion wise population 2011 - Balugaon

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 113,758 111,716 1,762 137 35 6 4 4 94
Male 58,559 57,420 971 78 29 5 3 2 51
Female 55,199 54,296 791 59 6 1 1 2 43

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.1% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of 12.7%. General caste population has increased by 15.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.8% and child population has decreased by -8.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Balugaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.9% 15.4% 2.8% 24.8% -8.3%
Male 12.7% 15.7% 0.9% -0.4% -5.8%
Female 13.1% 15% 4.9% 65.1% -11%

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 934, in schedule caste is 980 and in schedule tribe is 1033. There are 875 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Balugaon

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 -6 37 410 -51
2011 943 934 980 1033 875
2001 939 940 943 623 926

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Balugaon

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ashwari 1500 Balugaon 928
Lambodarpur 1375 Dungamal 462
Bankiapalli 1323
Totapada 1316
Patasanipur 1269
Dhuanla 1256
Chasangara 1247
Jayapur 1197
Gotapalli 1192
Damodarpur 1190

Literacy

Total about 82 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 46 thousand are male and about 36 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Balugaon is 81%. 89% of male and 74% 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 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Balugaon

Total Male Female
Change 7.5% 3.9% 11.4%
2011 81.3% 88.5% 73.7%
2001 73.8% 84.6% 62.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Balugaon

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Dikhitipada 100 Dungamal 93
Paikakusadiha 97 Balugaon 82
Sikharapadar 96
Aleidihapatana 94
Bheleri 94
Bidharpur 93
Padanpur 93
Gopinathpur 93
Dattapur 92
Gopikantapur 91

Workers profile

Balugaon has 34% (about 39 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 11% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Balugaon

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.3% 26.9% 7.3% 65.7%
Male 56.4% 47.3% 9.1% 43.6%
Female 10.8% 5.4% 5.4% 89.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Balugaon

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Baulabandha 10.3 Balugaon 6.1
Goradajhari 7.1 Dungamal 1.8
Gadadwar 6.4
Salapadihi 4.6
Hariharpur 4.1
Patasanipur 4
kanheipur 3.5
Samantasingharpur 3.1
Patharakata 2.8
Sananairi 2.8