Potal Population - Puri, Orissa

Potal is a medium size village located in Pipili Block of Puri district, Orissa with total 131 families residing. The Potal village has population of 581 of which 305 are males while 276 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Potal village population of children with age 0-6 is 45 which makes up 7.75 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Potal village is 905 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Potal as per census is 1045, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Potal village has higher literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Potal village was 87.87 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Potal Male literacy stands at 95.41 % while female literacy rate was 79.45 %.

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

Potal Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 131 - -
Population 581 305 276
Child (0-6) 45 22 23
Schedule Caste 105 56 49
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 87.87 % 95.41 % 79.45 %
Total Workers 194 181 13
Main Worker 168 - -
Marginal Worker 26 18 8

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.07 % of total population in Potal village. The village Potal currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Potal village out of total population, 194 were engaged in work activities. 86.60 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.40 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 194 workers engaged in Main Work, 143 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