Podakhol Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Podakhol is a medium size village located in Jayapatna Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 251 families residing. The Podakhol village has population of 911 of which 414 are males while 497 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Podakhol village population of children with age 0-6 is 134 which makes up 14.71 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Podakhol village is 1200 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Podakhol as per census is 1528, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Podakhol village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Podakhol village was 31.02 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Podakhol Male literacy stands at 40.72 % while female literacy rate was 22.60 %.

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

Podakhol Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 251 - -
Population 911 414 497
Child (0-6) 134 53 81
Schedule Caste 108 46 62
Schedule Tribe 692 316 376
Literacy 31.02 % 40.72 % 22.60 %
Total Workers 433 273 160
Main Worker 310 - -
Marginal Worker 123 42 81

Caste Factor

In Podakhol village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 75.96 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 11.86 % of total population in Podakhol village.

Work Profile

In Podakhol village out of total population, 433 were engaged in work activities. 71.59 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.41 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 433 workers engaged in Main Work, 127 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 177 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