Taranja Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Taranja is a medium size village located in Dharamgarh Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 340 families residing. The Taranja village has population of 1384 of which 691 are males while 693 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Taranja village population of children with age 0-6 is 175 which makes up 12.64 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Taranja village is 1003 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Taranja as per census is 842, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Taranja village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Taranja village was 56.00 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Taranja Male literacy stands at 72.32 % while female literacy rate was 40.13 %.

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

Taranja Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 340 - -
Population 1,384 691 693
Child (0-6) 175 95 80
Schedule Caste 444 216 228
Schedule Tribe 58 31 27
Literacy 56.00 % 72.32 % 40.13 %
Total Workers 782 412 370
Main Worker 436 - -
Marginal Worker 346 54 292

Caste Factor

Taranja village of Kalahandi has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.08 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.19 % of total population in Taranja village.

Work Profile

In Taranja village out of total population, 782 were engaged in work activities. 55.75 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.25 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 782 workers engaged in Main Work, 186 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 163 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