Ponga Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Ponga is a medium size village located in Narala Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 90 families residing. The Ponga village has population of 307 of which 147 are males while 160 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Ponga village population of children with age 0-6 is 49 which makes up 15.96 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Ponga village is 1088 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Ponga as per census is 960, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Ponga village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Ponga village was 39.15 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Ponga Male literacy stands at 49.18 % while female literacy rate was 30.15 %.

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

Ponga Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 90 - -
Population 307 147 160
Child (0-6) 49 25 24
Schedule Caste 40 19 21
Schedule Tribe 267 128 139
Literacy 39.15 % 49.18 % 30.15 %
Total Workers 203 95 108
Main Worker 76 - -
Marginal Worker 127 26 101

Caste Factor

In Ponga village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 86.97 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 13.03 % of total population in Ponga village.

Work Profile

In Ponga village out of total population, 203 were engaged in work activities. 37.44 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62.56 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 203 workers engaged in Main Work, 44 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 30 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