Kulei Village, with population of 1486 is Samal Barrage sub district's the 6th most populous village, located in Samal Barrage sub district of Anugul district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Kulei village is 3 km2 and it is the 17th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 516 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Talcher and distance from Kulei village to Talcher is 18 km. Pin code of Kulei village is 759100. The village comes under Kulei panchayat. Samal Barrage is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 17 km. District head quarter of the village is Anugul which is 45 km away. 0.54 square kilometer (19%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 1486 people, among them 780 (52%) are male and 706 (48%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kulei village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 362 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kulei

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,486 1,013 289 184 202
Male 780 537 147 96 110
Female 706 476 142 88 92

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 886, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 917. There are 836 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 942 people in the village are literate, among them 567 are male and 375 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kulei is 73%. 85% of male and 61% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Kulei has 34% (506) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 12% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kulei

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 23 11 66
Male 54 38 16 46
Female 12 7 5 88