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Orissa Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy

As per details from Census 2011, Orissa has population of 4.2 Crores, an increase from figure of 3.68 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Orissa as per lastest census data is 41,974,218 of which male and female are 21,212,136 and 20,762,082 respectively. In 2001, total population was 36,804,660 in which males were 18,660,570 while females were 18,144,090. The total population growth in this decade was 14.05 percent while in previous decade it was 15.94 percent. The population of Orissa forms 3.47 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 3.58 percent.

Orissa Sex Ratio 2023

Sex Ratio in Orissa is 979 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 972 per 1000 males in Orissa.

Orissa Literacy Rate 2023

Literacy rate in Orissa has seen upward trend and is 72.87 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 81.59 percent while female literacy is at 64.01 percent.

Orissa 2023 Population

What is the population of Orissa in 2023 ? The last census of Orissa was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we do have projection of Orissa 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 4.20 Crores 41,974,218
2021 4.70 Crores 47,020,000
2022 4.75 Crores 47,500,000
2023 4.79 Crores 47,920,000

Orissa Religion wise Population 2023

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Orissa with 93.63 % followers. Christianity is second most popular religion in Orissa state with 2.77 % following it. In Orissa state, Islam is followed by 2.17 %, Jainism by 0.02 %, Sikhism by 0.05 % and Buddhism by 0.05 %. Around 1.14 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.18 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Percentage
Hindu 93.63 %
Christian 2.77 %
Muslim 2.17 %
Other religion 1.14 %

Orissa Population Data

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 4.2 Crores 3.68 Crore
Actual Population 41,974,218 36,804,660
Male 21,212,136 18,660,570
Female 20,762,082 18,144,090
Population Growth 14.05% 15.94%
Percantage of total Population 3.47% 3.58%
Sex Ratio 979 972
Child Sex Ratio 941 953
Density/km2 270 236
Area(Km 2) 155,707 155,707
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 5,273,194 5,358,810
Literacy 72.87 % 63.08 %
Male Literacy 81.59 % 75.35 %
Female Literacy 64.01 % 50.51 %

Orissa Urban Population

Out of total population of Orissa, 16.69% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Orissa increased by 26.94 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Orissa was 932 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Orissa for Urban regions was 85.75 percent.

Orissa Rural Population

Of the total population of Orissa state, around 83.31 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Orissa for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 11.77%. In rural regions of Orissa state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 989. Average literacy rate in Orissa for rural areas was 70.22 percent.

Orissa City List

Orissa Metropolitan Regions

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Bhubaneswar 886,397 468,577 417,820
Cuttack 653,149 338,788 314,361
Raurkela 552,239 289,925 262,314

Orissa State Information

Recently as per Orissa census data, 90.35% houses are owned while 6.68% were rented. In all, 75.07% couples in Orissa lived in single family. In 2011, 45.04% of Orissa population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 1.40% of Orissa population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Reliance Jio and Airtel. This is likely to see increased ecommerce penetration of Flipkart/Amazon in Orissa. 1.79% of family in Orissa owned car while 14.50% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Orissa, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Orissa population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Orissa.

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Orissa is Bhubaneswar. The languages spoken in the Orissa state includes Oriya. In total Orissa (OR) state comprises 30 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Orissa state is OR.

What is the population of Orissa in 2023? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Orissa was done in 2011 and the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 4.79 Crores.

Literacy rate of Orissa has seen upward trend and is 72.87 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Orissa from government records and data.

As per details from latest census data, currently Orissa is having higher sex ratio compared to national average. Sex Ratio of Orissa in 2011-2021 is...