Raikia Population - Kandhamal, Orissa

Raikia is a large village located in Raikia Block of Kandhamal district, Orissa with total 1749 families residing. The Raikia village has population of 7809 of which 3660 are males while 4149 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Raikia village population of children with age 0-6 is 848 which makes up 10.86 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Raikia village is 1134 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Raikia as per census is 897, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Raikia village has higher literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Raikia village was 85.20 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Raikia Male literacy stands at 91.60 % while female literacy rate was 79.72 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Raikia village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Raikia village.

Raikia Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,749 - -
Population 7,809 3,660 4,149
Child (0-6) 848 447 401
Schedule Caste 517 259 258
Schedule Tribe 3,590 1,533 2,057
Literacy 85.20 % 91.60 % 79.72 %
Total Workers 2,692 1,837 855
Main Worker 2,113 - -
Marginal Worker 579 258 321

Caste Factor

In Raikia village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 45.97 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 6.62 % of total population in Raikia village.

Work Profile

In Raikia village out of total population, 2692 were engaged in work activities. 78.49 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.51 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2692 workers engaged in Main Work, 134 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 446 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149