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Arapaju Population - Kandhamal, Orissa

Arapaju is a small village located in Khajuripada Block of Kandhamal district, Orissa with total 31 families residing. The Arapaju village has population of 146 of which 59 are males while 87 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Arapaju village population of children with age 0-6 is 25 which makes up 17.12 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Arapaju village is 1475 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Arapaju as per census is 2125, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Arapaju village has higher literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Arapaju village was 75.21 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Arapaju Male literacy stands at 96.08 % while female literacy rate was 60.00 %.

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

Arapaju Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 31 - -
Population 146 59 87
Child (0-6) 25 8 17
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 146 59 87
Literacy 75.21 % 96.08 % 60.00 %
Total Workers 61 31 30
Main Worker 28 - -
Marginal Worker 33 4 29

Caste Factor

In Arapaju village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 100.00 % of total population in Arapaju village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Arapaju village of Kandhamal.

Work Profile

In Arapaju village out of total population, 61 were engaged in work activities. 45.90 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.10 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 61 workers engaged in Main Work, 26 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.