Hirakud is a Notified Area Committee city in district of Sambalpur, Orissa. The Hirakud city is divided into 17 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Hirakud Notified Area Committee has population of 30,207 of which 15,698 are males while 14,509 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3513 which is 11.63 % of total population of Hirakud (NAC). In Hirakud Notified Area Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 924 against state average of 979. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Hirakud is around 903 compared to Orissa state average of 941. Literacy rate of Hirakud city is 84.00 % higher than state average of 72.87 %. In Hirakud, Male literacy is around 90.39 % while female literacy rate is 77.11 %.
Hirakud Notified Area Committee has total administration over 6,963 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Notified Area Committee limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Hirakud Caste Factor
Hirakud (NAC) of Sambalpur has substantial population of Schedule Caste.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.72 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.20 % of total population in Hirakud (NAC).
Hirakud Work Profile
Out of total population, 10,640 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 8,838 were males while 1,802 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 10640 working population, 87.11 % were engaged in Main Work while 12.89 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Hirakud 2019 Population
The next census for Hirakud Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.