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Petamaha Population - Kandhamal, Orissa

Petamaha is a small village located in Raikia Block of Kandhamal district, Orissa with total 42 families residing. The Petamaha village has population of 152 of which 71 are males while 81 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Petamaha village population of children with age 0-6 is 20 which makes up 13.16 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Petamaha village is 1141 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Petamaha as per census is 667, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Petamaha village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Petamaha village was 72.73 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Petamaha Male literacy stands at 91.53 % while female literacy rate was 57.53 %.

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

Petamaha Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 42 - -
Population 152 71 81
Child (0-6) 20 12 8
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 54 25 29
Literacy 72.73 % 91.53 % 57.53 %
Total Workers 122 56 66
Main Worker 116 - -
Marginal Worker 6 2 4

Caste Factor

In Petamaha village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 35.53 % of total population in Petamaha village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Petamaha village of Kandhamal.

Work Profile

In Petamaha village out of total population, 122 were engaged in work activities. 95.08 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.92 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 122 workers engaged in Main Work, 37 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 26 were Agricultural labourer.