Saanta Village, with population of 666 is Khordha Sadar sub district's the 33rd most populous village, located in Khordha Sadar sub district of Khordha district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Saanta village is 1 km2 and it is the 33rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 463 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Khordha and distance from Saanta village to Khordha is 7 km. Pin code of Saanta village is 752056. The village comes under Kaipadar panchayat. Khordha Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Khordha which is 12 km away. 0.02 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 666 people, among them 342 (51%) are male and 324 (49%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saanta village is 9%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 150 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Saanta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 666 532 133 1 59
Male 342 275 66 1 33
Female 324 257 67 0 26

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 549. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.6% which is -3.4% lower than male population growth rate of 23%. General caste population has increased by 51.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -99.5% and child population has decreased by -13.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Saanta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.3% 51.1% 0% -99.5% -13.2%
Male 23% 56.3% 0% -99% 10%
Female 19.6% 46% 0% -100% -31.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 935, in schedule caste is 1015. There are 788 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 479 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Saanta

Total General SC ST Child
Change -28 -65 1015 -931 -479
2011 947 935 1015 0 788
2001 975 1000 0 931 1267

Literacy

Total 525 people in the village are literate, among them 280 are male and 245 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saanta is 86%. 91% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Saanta

Total Male Female
Change 15.8% 11.6% 20.4%
2011 86.5% 90.6% 82.2%
2001 70.7% 79% 61.8%

Workers profile

Saanta has 31% (207) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 12% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Saanta

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.1% 26.4% 4.7% 68.9%
Male 49.4% 42.4% 7% 50.6%
Female 11.7% 9.6% 2.2% 88.3%