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Pidamaha Population - Kandhamal, Orissa

Pidamaha is a medium size village located in Tumudibandha Block of Kandhamal district, Orissa with total 223 families residing. The Pidamaha village has population of 1032 of which 527 are males while 505 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Pidamaha village population of children with age 0-6 is 185 which makes up 17.93 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pidamaha village is 958 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Pidamaha as per census is 869, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Pidamaha village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Pidamaha village was 50.18 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Pidamaha Male literacy stands at 64.49 % while female literacy rate was 35.56 %.

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

Pidamaha Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 223 - -
Population 1,032 527 505
Child (0-6) 185 99 86
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 642 329 313
Literacy 50.18 % 64.49 % 35.56 %
Total Workers 557 278 279
Main Worker 202 - -
Marginal Worker 355 83 272

Caste Factor

In Pidamaha village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 62.21 % of total population in Pidamaha village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Pidamaha village of Kandhamal.

Work Profile

In Pidamaha village out of total population, 557 were engaged in work activities. 36.27 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 63.73 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 557 workers engaged in Main Work, 81 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 106 were Agricultural labourer.