Kanter Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Kanter is a medium size village located in Dharamgarh Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 264 families residing. The Kanter village has population of 1015 of which 521 are males while 494 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kanter village population of children with age 0-6 is 133 which makes up 13.10 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kanter village is 948 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Kanter as per census is 1217, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Kanter village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Kanter village was 66.67 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Kanter Male literacy stands at 80.48 % while female literacy rate was 51.54 %.

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

Kanter Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 264 - -
Population 1,015 521 494
Child (0-6) 133 60 73
Schedule Caste 708 354 354
Schedule Tribe 155 88 67
Literacy 66.67 % 80.48 % 51.54 %
Total Workers 661 361 300
Main Worker 96 - -
Marginal Worker 565 274 291

Caste Factor

In Kanter village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 69.75 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 15.27 % of total population in Kanter village.

Work Profile

In Kanter village out of total population, 661 were engaged in work activities. 14.52 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 85.48 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 661 workers engaged in Main Work, 69 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21 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