Kankana Population - Dhenkanal, Orissa

Kankana is a medium size village located in Kamakshyanagar Block of Dhenkanal district, Orissa with total 356 families residing. The Kankana village has population of 1704 of which 894 are males while 810 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kankana village population of children with age 0-6 is 245 which makes up 14.38 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kankana village is 906 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Kankana as per census is 828, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Kankana village has higher literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Kankana village was 77.38 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Kankana Male literacy stands at 85.92 % while female literacy rate was 68.10 %.

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

Kankana Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 356 - -
Population 1,704 894 810
Child (0-6) 245 134 111
Schedule Caste 222 121 101
Schedule Tribe 970 510 460
Literacy 77.38 % 85.92 % 68.10 %
Total Workers 828 555 273
Main Worker 555 - -
Marginal Worker 273 92 181

Caste Factor

In Kankana village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 56.92 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 13.03 % of total population in Kankana village.

Work Profile

In Kankana village out of total population, 828 were engaged in work activities. 67.03 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.97 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 828 workers engaged in Main Work, 60 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 240 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