Puri District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Puri, 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 Puri District of Orissa.

In 2011, Puri had population of 1,698,730 of which male and female were 865,380 and 833,350 respectively. In 2001 census, Puri had a population of 1,502,682 of which males were 763,389 and remaining 739,293 were females. Puri District population constituted 4.05 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Puri District was at 4.08 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 13.05 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Puri District recorded increase of 15.12 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Puri Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,698,730 1,502,682
Male 865,380 763,389
Female 833,350 739,293
Population Growth 13.05% 15.12%
Area Sq. Km 3,479 3,479
Density/km2 488 432
Proportion to Orissa Population 4.05% 4.08%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 963 968
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 932 931
Average Literacy 84.67 77.96
Male Literacy 90.85 88.08
Female Literacy 78.28 67.57
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 172,888 188,558
Male Population (0-6 Age) 89,496 97,664
Female Population (0-6 Age) 83,392 90,894
Literates 1,291,939 1,024,523
Male Literates 704,857 586,378
Female Literates 587,082 438,145
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.18% 12.55%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.34% 12.79%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.01% 12.29%

Puri District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Puri district for 2011 is 488 people per sq. km. In 2001, Puri district density was at 432 people per sq. km. Puri district administers 3,479 square kilometers of areas.

Puri Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Puri in 2011 were 84.67 compared to 77.96 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 90.85 and 78.28 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 88.08 and 67.57 in Puri District. Total literate in Puri District were 1,291,939 of which male and female were 704,857 and 587,082 respectively. In 2001, Puri District had 1,024,523 in its district.

Puri Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Puri, it stood at 963 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 968. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 932 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 931 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Puri Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Puri. There were total 172,888 children under age of 0-6 against 188,558 of 2001 census. Of total 172,888 male and female were 89,496 and 83,392 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 932 compared to 931 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.18 percent of Puri District compared to 12.55 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.37 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Puri Houseless Census

In 2011, total 522 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Puri district of Orissa. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 885. This approx 0.05% of total population of Puri district.

Puri Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,644,905 96.83 %
Muslims 46,094 2.71 %
Christian 4,239 0.25 %
Sikh 193 0.01 %
Buddhist 243 0.01 %
Jain 94 0.01 %
Others 302 0.02 %
Not Stated 2,660 0.16 %

Puri Population 2015

What is the population of Puri in 2015? The fact is, last census for Puri district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Puri district situated in Orissa. As per 2011, Puri population is 1,698,730

Puri District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Puri population for 2011 census, 15.60 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 264,930 people lives in urban areas of which males are 137,167 and females are 127,763. Sex Ratio in urban region of Puri district is 931 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Puri district was 926 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 24,905 of which males and females were 12,933 and 11,972. This child population figure of Puri district is 9.43 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Puri district as per census 2011 is 87.38 % of which males and females are 90.96 % and 83.54 % literates respectively. In actual number 209,737 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 113,007 and 96,730 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 84.40 % population of Puri districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Puri district population living in rural areas is 1,433,800 of which males and females are 728,213 and 705,587 respectively. In rural areas of Puri district, sex ratio is 969 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Puri district is considered, figure is 933 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 147,983 in rural areas of which males were 76,563 and females were 71,420. The child population comprises 10.51 % of total rural population of Puri district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Puri district is 84.16 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 90.82 and 77.32 percent respectively. In total, 1,082,202 people were literate of which males and females were 591,850 and 490,352 respectively.

All details regarding Puri District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Puri District.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 84.40 % 15.60 %
Total Population 1,433,800 264,930
Male Population 728,213 137,167
Female Population 705,587 127,763
Sex Ratio 969 931
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 933 926
Child Population (0-6) 147,983 24,905
Male Child(0-6) 76,563 12,933
Female Child(0-6) 71,420 11,972
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.32 % 9.40 %
Male Child Percentage 10.51 % 9.43 %
Female Child Percentage 10.12 % 9.37 %
Literates 1,082,202 209,737
Male Literates 591,850 113,007
Female Literates 490,352 96,730
Average Literacy 84.16 % 87.38 %
Male Literacy 90.82 % 90.96 %
Female Literacy 77.32 % 83.54 %

City/Metros in Puri District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Puri District
Cities inside Puri District Population Male Female
Puri Town (Municipality) 200,564 104,086 96,478

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