Seskhal Police Station, with population of about 48 thousand is Rayagada district's the 7th least populous sub district, located in Rayagada district of the state Odisha in India. There are 137 villages in the sub district, among them Billesu is the most populous village with population of 1282 and Pasabeda is the least populous village with population of 8. Anija is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 6 km2 and Kamaraguda is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 48 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (47%) are male and about 25 thousand (53%) are female. 12% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 81% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Seskhal police station is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Seskhal police station live in the Seskhal Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Seskhal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 47,586 5,661 3,424 38,501 7,009
Male 22,574 2,737 1,655 18,182 3,591
Female 25,012 2,924 1,769 20,319 3,418

Most populated Villages in Seskhal

Villages
Name Population
Billesu 1282
Badaalubadi 1183
Pipalaguda 1122
Durgapadu 1122
JimidiPeta 1089
Kusa 927
BahinipatiKerada 914
Pitamahal 896
Champikota 880
Miraballi 861

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1106 in Christians are 1176.

Religion wise population 2011 - Seskhal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 47,586 46,225 121 1,140 6 4 4 1 85
Male 22,574 21,951 54 524 4 0 1 0 40
Female 25,012 24,274 67 616 2 4 3 1 45

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1108 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1068, in schedule caste is 1069 and in schedule tribe is 1118. There are 952 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.

Villages with highest sex ratio in Seskhal

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Pasabeda 1667
Mamidiguda 1600
Mariguda 1523
Balapadu 1507
Banapur 1500
Kandili 1450
Badaraising 1444
Taram 1432
Hajaridanga 1430
Harpana 1420

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them 9349 are male and 5969 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Seskhal is 38%. 49% of male and 28% of female population are literate here.

Villages with highest literacy rate in Seskhal

Workers profile

Seskhal has 54% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 53% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 33% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Seskhal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 54.4% 27.3% 27.1% 45.6%
Male 56.3% 36.3% 20% 43.7%
Female 52.6% 19.2% 33.4% 47.4%

Biggest Villages in Seskhal

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Anija 6.3
Jangili 6.3
Sulobha 5.7
Pipalaguda 5.6
Durgapadu 5.6
Siguru (Bariguda) 5.4
Eramanda 5.1
Takapadu 5.1
Suruni 4.7
Billesu 4.7