Penja Population - Rayagada, Orissa

Penja is a small village located in Bishamakatak Block of Rayagada district, Orissa with total 50 families residing. The Penja village has population of 172 of which 62 are males while 110 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Penja village population of children with age 0-6 is 31 which makes up 18.02 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Penja village is 1774 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Penja as per census is 1818, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Penja village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Penja village was 5.67 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Penja Male literacy stands at 7.84 % while female literacy rate was 4.44 %.

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

Penja Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 50 - -
Population 172 62 110
Child (0-6) 31 11 20
Schedule Caste 2 0 2
Schedule Tribe 170 62 108
Literacy 5.67 % 7.84 % 4.44 %
Total Workers 96 39 57
Main Worker 62 - -
Marginal Worker 34 9 25

Caste Factor

In Penja village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.84 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.16 % of total population in Penja village.

Work Profile

In Penja village out of total population, 96 were engaged in work activities. 64.58 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.42 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 96 workers engaged in Main Work, 0 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 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