Penala Population - Kandhamal, Orissa

Penala is a medium size village located in G.Udayagiri Block of Kandhamal district, Orissa with total 104 families residing. The Penala village has population of 443 of which 218 are males while 225 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Penala village population of children with age 0-6 is 47 which makes up 10.61 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Penala village is 1032 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Penala as per census is 880, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Penala village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Penala village was 45.20 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Penala Male literacy stands at 50.78 % while female literacy rate was 39.90 %.

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

Penala Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 104 - -
Population 443 218 225
Child (0-6) 47 25 22
Schedule Caste 71 36 35
Schedule Tribe 312 156 156
Literacy 45.20 % 50.78 % 39.90 %
Total Workers 303 151 152
Main Worker 113 - -
Marginal Worker 190 43 147

Caste Factor

In Penala village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 70.43 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 16.03 % of total population in Penala village.

Work Profile

In Penala village out of total population, 303 were engaged in work activities. 37.29 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62.71 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 303 workers engaged in Main Work, 73 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 24 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