Degaon Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Degaon is a medium size village located in Kesinga Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 345 families residing. The Degaon village has population of 1547 of which 737 are males while 810 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Degaon village population of children with age 0-6 is 244 which makes up 15.77 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Degaon village is 1099 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Degaon as per census is 1017, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Degaon village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Degaon village was 53.11 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Degaon Male literacy stands at 68.67 % while female literacy rate was 39.16 %.

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

Degaon Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 345 - -
Population 1,547 737 810
Child (0-6) 244 121 123
Schedule Caste 260 119 141
Schedule Tribe 1,142 545 597
Literacy 53.11 % 68.67 % 39.16 %
Total Workers 818 410 408
Main Worker 332 - -
Marginal Worker 486 101 385

Caste Factor

In Degaon village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 73.82 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 16.81 % of total population in Degaon village.

Work Profile

In Degaon village out of total population, 818 were engaged in work activities. 40.59 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 59.41 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 818 workers engaged in Main Work, 255 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 31 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