Rayagada Police Station, with population of about 2.2 lakh is Rayagada district's the most populous sub district, located in Rayagada district of the state Odisha in India. There are 318 villages in the sub district, among them Elagalupadu (Bandhaguda) is the most populous village with population of 3878 and Kotaguda is the least populous village with population of 7. Tarlabadi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 9 km2 and Paramajhola is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Rayagada Municipality; and Chandili Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.2 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (49%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (51%) are female. 41% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 47% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rayagada police station is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 51 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 60% (about 1.3 lakh) live in Rayagada Sub District rural part and 40% (about 90 thousand) population live in the Rayagada Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rayagada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 222,518 91,707 26,235 104,576 28,596
Male 109,316 46,985 12,898 49,433 14,562
Female 113,202 44,722 13,337 55,143 14,034

Most populated Villages and Cities in Rayagada

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Elagalupadu (Bandhaguda) 3878 Rayagada 71208
Komtalpeta 3817 Chandili 18552
Kotapeta 3648
Barijhola 3277
Amalabhata (Tamparguda) 3269
Kolnara 2673
Therubali (Steasanguda) 2241
Karlakona (Stesanguda) 1753
Kumbhikota 1717
Penta 1560

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 2% 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 1035 in Christians are 1107 and in Muslims are 951.

Religion wise population 2011 - Rayagada

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 222,518 214,284 2,614 4,739 113 47 25 24 672
Male 109,316 105,282 1,340 2,249 67 25 14 13 326
Female 113,202 109,002 1,274 2,490 46 22 11 11 346

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -5.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -4.8% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of -5.6%. General caste population has increased by 4.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -15.4% and child population has decreased by -22.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rayagada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5.2% 4.7% 12.2% -15.4% -22.7%
Male -5.6% 4.9% 11.1% -16.7% -21.6%
Female -4.8% 4.6% 13.2% -14.3% -23.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1036 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 952, in schedule caste is 1034 and in schedule tribe is 1116. There are 964 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rayagada

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 -3 19 33 -28
2011 1036 952 1034 1116 964
2001 1027 955 1015 1083 992

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Rayagada

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Robadi 4336 Rayagada 976
Kandhamaligan 2051 Chandili 960
Bondhaguda 1981
Kilapai (Kilupai) 1789
Korogodi 1696
Tentulipadar 1576
Padakapadu (A) 1558
Padakapadu 1537
Udayapur 1510
Juruka 1500

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 66 thousand are male and about 50 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rayagada is 60%. 70% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rayagada

Total Male Female
Change 15.7% 14.8% 16.7%
2011 59.9% 70.2% 50.1%
2001 44.2% 55.4% 33.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Rayagada

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Siliput 84 Rayagada 79
Elagalupadu (Bandhaguda) 84 Chandili 76
Kailashpur 80
Laxmipur 79
Robadi 78
Kolnara 78
Keutoguda 75
Bankili 75
Barijhola 74
Kumbhikota 71

Workers profile

Rayagada has 43% (about 95 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 32% female population are working population. 40% 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 20% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rayagada

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.9% 26.3% 16.6% 57.1%
Male 53.9% 40.4% 13.5% 46.1%
Female 32.3% 12.6% 19.6% 67.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Rayagada

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Tarlabadi 8.9 Rayagada 18.7
Laxmipur 7.8 Chandili 5.2
Huluki 7
Deodolaguda 6.6
Joridi 6.4
Gunakhal 6.2
Karadang (Sauraguda) 6.1
Kiamunda 6.1
Pandartola 6.1
Jambu (Khudapadi) 5.6