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Muruga Population - Dhenkanal, Orissa

Muruga is a medium size village located in Bhuban Block of Dhenkanal district, Orissa with total 265 families residing. The Muruga village has population of 1112 of which 579 are males while 533 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Muruga village population of children with age 0-6 is 132 which makes up 11.87 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Muruga village is 921 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Muruga as per census is 886, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Muruga village has higher literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Muruga village was 83.27 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Muruga Male literacy stands at 91.36 % while female literacy rate was 74.52 %.

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

Muruga Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 265 - -
Population 1,112 579 533
Child (0-6) 132 70 62
Schedule Caste 636 321 315
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 83.27 % 91.36 % 74.52 %
Total Workers 416 353 63
Main Worker 261 - -
Marginal Worker 155 106 49

Caste Factor

In Muruga village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 57.19 % of total population in Muruga village. The village Muruga currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Muruga village out of total population, 416 were engaged in work activities. 62.74 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.26 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 416 workers engaged in Main Work, 46 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 81 were Agricultural labourer.