Puri District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Odisha) - Census 2011
Puri district of Odisha has a total population of 1,698,730 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 865,380 are males while 833,350 are females. In 2011 there were a total 367,269 families residing in Puri district. The Average Sex Ratio of Puri district is 963.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.6% people live in Urban areas while 84.4% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.4% while that in rural areas is 84.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Puri district is 931 while that of Rural areas is 969.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Puri district is 172888 which is 10% of the total population. There are 89496 male children and 83392 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Puri is 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (963) of Puri district.
The total literacy rate of Puri district is 84.67%. The male literacy rate is 81.45% and the female literacy rate is 70.45% in Puri district.
To facilitate the administration, Puri district is further divided into 15 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Puri Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Puri district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||172,888||89,496||83,392|
Caste-wise Population - Puri district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Puri district of Odisha.
Religion-wise Population - Puri district
|No Religion Specified||2,660||(0.16%)||1,359||1,301|
Literacy Rate - Puri district
The total literacy rate of Puri district was 84.67% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.87% of Odisha. Population-wise, out of total 1,291,939 literates, males were 704,857 while females were 587,082. Also the male literacy rate was 90.85% and the female literacy rate was 78.28% in Puri district.
Sex Ratio - Puri district
The Sex Ratio of Puri district is 963 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 963 females in Puri district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 963 ) of Puri district.
Population Density - Puri district
The total area of Puri district is 3,479 km2. Thus the density of Puri district is 488 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 88 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,391 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Puri district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Puri, 15.6% people lived in urban regions while 84.4% in rural areas. The total urban population was 264,930 out of which 137,167 were males while the remaining 127,763 were females. In rural areas of Puri, male population was 728,213 while the female population was 705,587.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Puri was 931 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Puri was 926 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Puri were 24,905 which is 9.4% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Puri was 969 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Puri was 933 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Puri for urban regions was 87.38 percent in which males were 90.96% literate while female literacy stood at 83.54%. The total literate population of Puri was 1,291,939. Similarly in rural areas of Puri, the average literacy rate was 84.16 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.82% and 77.32% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Puri were 1,082,202.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||933||926|
Child Population - Puri district
According to Census 2011, there were 172,888 children between age 0 to 6 years in Puri district. Out of which 89,496 were male while 83,392 were female.
Working Population - Puri district
In Puri district out of total population, 621,676 were engaged in work activities. 72.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 621,676 workers engaged in Main Work, 147,402 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 79,505 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Puri
Below are the list of Districts near Puri district in Odisha.
|Ganjam district population||3,529,031|
|Khordha district population||2,251,673|
|Nayagarh district population||962,789|
|Gajapati district population||577,817|
|Anugul district population||1,273,821|
|Kandhamal district population||733,110|
|Dhenkanal district population||1,192,811|
|Baudh district population||441,162|
|Jajapur district population||1,827,192|
|Subarnapur district population||610,183|