Kantamal Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Kantamal is a medium size village located in Kesinga Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 89 families residing. The Kantamal village has population of 423 of which 235 are males while 188 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kantamal village population of children with age 0-6 is 65 which makes up 15.37 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kantamal village is 800 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Kantamal as per census is 757, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Kantamal village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Kantamal village was 65.08 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Kantamal Male literacy stands at 75.76 % while female literacy rate was 51.88 %.

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

Kantamal Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 89 - -
Population 423 235 188
Child (0-6) 65 37 28
Schedule Caste 26 17 9
Schedule Tribe 146 79 67
Literacy 65.08 % 75.76 % 51.88 %
Total Workers 226 139 87
Main Worker 120 - -
Marginal Worker 106 40 66

Caste Factor

Kantamal village of Kalahandi has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 34.52 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 6.15 % of total population in Kantamal village.

Work Profile

In Kantamal village out of total population, 226 were engaged in work activities. 53.10 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.90 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 226 workers engaged in Main Work, 54 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 40 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