Dhenkanal District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Dhenkanal, a district of Orissa has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Orissa. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Dhenkanal District of Orissa.

In 2011, Dhenkanal had population of 1,192,811 of which male and female were 612,593 and 580,218 respectively. In 2001 census, Dhenkanal had a population of 1,066,878 of which males were 544,001 and remaining 522,877 were females. Dhenkanal District population constituted 2.84 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Dhenkanal District was at 2.90 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 11.80 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Dhenkanal District recorded increase of 12.56 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Dhenkanal Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,192,811 1,066,878
Male 612,593 544,001
Female 580,218 522,877
Population Growth 11.80% 12.56%
Area Sq. Km 4,452 4,452
Density/km2 268 240
Proportion to Orissa Population 2.84% 2.90%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 947 961
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 877 925
Average Literacy 78.76 69.42
Male Literacy 86.18 80.57
Female Literacy 71.00 57.89
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 139,096 145,857
Male Population (0-6 Age) 74,093 75,765
Female Population (0-6 Age) 65,003 70,092
Literates 829,910 639,363
Male Literates 464,093 377,237
Female Literates 365,817 262,126
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.66% 13.67%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.09% 13.93%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.20% 13.41%

Dhenkanal District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Dhenkanal district for 2011 is 268 people per sq. km. In 2001, Dhenkanal district density was at 240 people per sq. km. Dhenkanal district administers 4,452 square kilometers of areas.

Dhenkanal Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Dhenkanal in 2011 were 78.76 compared to 69.42 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 86.18 and 71.00 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 80.57 and 57.89 in Dhenkanal District. Total literate in Dhenkanal District were 829,910 of which male and female were 464,093 and 365,817 respectively. In 2001, Dhenkanal District had 639,363 in its district.

Dhenkanal Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Dhenkanal, it stood at 947 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 961. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 877 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 925 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Dhenkanal Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Dhenkanal. There were total 139,096 children under age of 0-6 against 145,857 of 2001 census. Of total 139,096 male and female were 74,093 and 65,003 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 877 compared to 925 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.66 percent of Dhenkanal District compared to 13.67 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.01 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Dhenkanal Houseless Census

In 2011, total 410 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Dhenkanal district of Orissa. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,222. This approx 0.10% of total population of Dhenkanal district.

Dhenkanal Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,185,542 99.39 %
Muslims 4,805 0.40 %
Christian 727 0.06 %
Sikh 124 0.01 %
Buddhist 366 0.03 %
Jain 39 0.00 %
Others 139 0.01 %
Not Stated 1,069 0.09 %

Dhenkanal Population 2015

What is the population of Dhenkanal in 2015? The fact is, last census for Dhenkanal district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Dhenkanal district situated in Orissa. As per 2011, Dhenkanal population is 1,192,811

Dhenkanal District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Dhenkanal population for 2011 census, 9.85 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 117,506 people lives in urban areas of which males are 61,267 and females are 56,239. Sex Ratio in urban region of Dhenkanal district is 918 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Dhenkanal district was 883 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 11,762 of which males and females were 6,246 and 5,516. This child population figure of Dhenkanal district is 10.19 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Dhenkanal district as per census 2011 is 89.26 % of which males and females are 93.28 % and 84.89 % literates respectively. In actual number 94,387 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 51,326 and 43,061 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 90.15 % population of Dhenkanal districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Dhenkanal district population living in rural areas is 1,075,305 of which males and females are 551,326 and 523,979 respectively. In rural areas of Dhenkanal district, sex ratio is 950 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Dhenkanal district is considered, figure is 877 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 127,334 in rural areas of which males were 67,847 and females were 59,487. The child population comprises 12.31 % of total rural population of Dhenkanal district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Dhenkanal district is 77.59 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 85.37 and 69.49 percent respectively. In total, 735,523 people were literate of which males and females were 412,767 and 322,756 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 90.15 % 9.85 %
Total Population 1,075,305 117,506
Male Population 551,326 61,267
Female Population 523,979 56,239
Sex Ratio 950 918
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 877 883
Child Population (0-6) 127,334 11,762
Male Child(0-6) 67,847 6,246
Female Child(0-6) 59,487 5,516
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.84 % 10.01 %
Male Child Percentage 12.31 % 10.19 %
Female Child Percentage 11.35 % 9.81 %
Literates 735,523 94,387
Male Literates 412,767 51,326
Female Literates 322,756 43,061
Average Literacy 77.59 % 89.26 %
Male Literacy 85.37 % 93.28 %
Female Literacy 69.49 % 84.89 %

City/Metros in Dhenkanal District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Dhenkanal District
Cities inside Dhenkanal District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Dhenkanal District

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