Kantesir Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Kantesir is a large village located in Kesinga Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 710 families residing. The Kantesir village has population of 2632 of which 1341 are males while 1291 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kantesir village population of children with age 0-6 is 329 which makes up 12.50 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kantesir village is 963 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Kantesir as per census is 913, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Kantesir village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Kantesir village was 61.66 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Kantesir Male literacy stands at 74.68 % while female literacy rate was 48.24 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Kantesir 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 Kantesir village.

Kantesir Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 710 - -
Population 2,632 1,341 1,291
Child (0-6) 329 172 157
Schedule Caste 582 304 278
Schedule Tribe 722 369 353
Literacy 61.66 % 74.68 % 48.24 %
Total Workers 1,170 760 410
Main Worker 835 - -
Marginal Worker 335 75 260

Caste Factor

Kantesir village of Kalahandi has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 27.43 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 22.11 % of total population in Kantesir village.

Work Profile

In Kantesir village out of total population, 1170 were engaged in work activities. 71.37 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.63 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1170 workers engaged in Main Work, 47 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 273 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