Dhenkanal is a Municipality city in district of Dhenkanal, Orissa. The Dhenkanal city is divided into 23 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Dhenkanal Municipality has population of 67,414 of which 34,864 are males while 32,550 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 6700 which is 9.94 % of total population of Dhenkanal (M). In Dhenkanal Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 934 against state average of 979. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Dhenkanal is around 883 compared to Orissa state average of 941. Literacy rate of Dhenkanal city is 90.83 % higher than state average of 72.87 %. In Dhenkanal, Male literacy is around 94.03 % while female literacy rate is 87.43 %.
Dhenkanal Municipality has total administration over 14,908 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Dhenkanal Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.47 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.07 % of total population in Dhenkanal (M).
Dhenkanal Work Profile
Out of total population, 21,470 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 17,981 were males while 3,489 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 21470 working population, 87.93 % were engaged in Main Work while 12.07 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Dhenkanal 2021 Population
The next census for Dhenkanal Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.