Podakham Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Podakham is a medium size village located in Kesinga Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 307 families residing. The Podakham village has population of 1074 of which 544 are males while 530 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Podakham village population of children with age 0-6 is 159 which makes up 14.80 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Podakham village is 974 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Podakham as per census is 828, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Podakham village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Podakham village was 52.57 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Podakham Male literacy stands at 65.43 % while female literacy rate was 39.74 %.

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

Podakham Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 307 - -
Population 1,074 544 530
Child (0-6) 159 87 72
Schedule Caste 141 73 68
Schedule Tribe 295 143 152
Literacy 52.57 % 65.43 % 39.74 %
Total Workers 475 334 141
Main Worker 286 - -
Marginal Worker 189 70 119

Caste Factor

Podakham village of Kalahandi has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 27.47 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 13.13 % of total population in Podakham village.

Work Profile

In Podakham village out of total population, 475 were engaged in work activities. 60.21 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.79 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 475 workers engaged in Main Work, 65 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 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