Bhanjanagar Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Ganjam district, Odisha

Bhanjanagar Block of Ganjam district has a total population of 177,235 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 88,958 are males while 88,277 are females. In 2011 there were a total 38,693 families residing in Bhanjanagar Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Bhanjanagar Block is 992.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 24.8% people live in Urban areas while 75.2% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.9% while that in rural areas is 74.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bhanjanagar Block is 984 while that of Rural areas is 995.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhanjanagar Block is 20687 which is 12% of the total population. There are 10864 male children and 9823 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhanjanagar Block is 904 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 992 ) of Bhanjanagar Block.

The total literacy rate of Bhanjanagar Block is 77.21%. The male literacy rate is 75.01% and the female literacy rate is 61.34% in Bhanjanagar Block.

Population
177,235
Literacy
77.21%
Sex Ratio
992

To facilitate the administration, Bhanjanagar Block is further divided into 4 towns and 139 villages.

Bhanjanagar Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bhanjanagar Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,687 10,864 9,823
Literacy 77.21% 75.01% 61.34%
Scheduled Caste 35,126 17,335 17,791
Scheduled Tribe 9,111 4,528 4,583
Illiterate 56,359 22,231 34,128

Caste-wise Population - Bhanjanagar Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.1% of total population in Bhanjanagar Block of Odisha.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 35,126 17,335 17,791
Schedule Tribe 9,111 4,528 4,583

Religion-wise Population - Bhanjanagar Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 175,791 (99.19%) 88,249 87,542
Muslim 644 (0.36%) 315 329
Christian 516 (0.29%) 234 282
Sikh 13 (0.01%) 8 5
Buddhist 9 (0.01%) 6 3
Jain 5 (0%) 1 4
Other Religion 3 (0%) 2 1
No Religion Specified 254 (0.14%) 143 111

Literacy Rate - Bhanjanagar Block

Average literacy rate of Bhanjanagar Block in 2011 were 77.21% in which, male and female literacy were 85.44% and 69.02% respectively. Total literate in Bhanjanagar Block were 120,876 of which male and female were 66,727 and 54,149 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Bhanjanagar Block

The Sex Ratio of Bhanjanagar Block is 992 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 992 females in Bhanjanagar Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 904 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 992 ) of Bhanjanagar Block.


Child Population - Bhanjanagar Block

According to Census 2011, there were 20,687 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bhanjanagar Block. Out of which 20,687 were male while 20,687 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Bhanjanagar Block

As per Census 2011, there are a total 9,612 families under Bhanjanagar Block living in urban areas while 9,612 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 24.8% of total population of Bhanjanagar Block lives in Urban areas while 75.2% lives in Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban regions is 4,516 while that in rural regions is 16,171.

Total Urban Rural
Population 177,235 43,994 133,241
Children (0 - 6 years) 20,687 4,516 16,171
Schedule Caste 35,126 7,288 27,838
Schedule Tribe 9,111 703 8,408
Literacy 77.21% 84.86% 74.64%
Sex Ratio 992 984 995

Working Population - Bhanjanagar Block

In Bhanjanagar Block out of total population, 75,213 were engaged in work activities. 58.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 75,213 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,848 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,696 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 44,261 35,987 8,274
Cultivators 9,848 8,713 1,135
Agriculture Labourer 8,696 5,734 2,962
Household Industries 1,661 1,328 333
Other Workers 24,056 20,212 3,844
Marginal Workers 30,952 14,809 16,143
Non Working 102,022 38,162 63,860

Nearby Blocks from Bhanjanagar Block

Below is the list of Blocks near Bhanjanagar Block in Ganjam district.


Bhanjanagar Block Map


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