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Population of Orissa
|Current Population of Orissa in 2015||44,338,419|
|Population of Orissa in 2014||43,726,252|
|Population of Orissa in 2013||43,122,537|
|Population in 2012||42,534,621|
|Population of Orissa in 2011||41,947,358|
|Total Male Population||21,201,678 (2011)|
|Total Female Population||20,745,680 (2011)|
|Sex Ratio in Orissa||978 females per 1,000 males|
Population of Orissa - Orissa or Odisha is one of the major states of India both in terms of land area and population wise. The state is ranked at eleventh position in terms of Population in India. The official census of Orissa 2011 was conducted in the state by the Census of India (A Govt. of India undertaking). Apart from other Population statistics, Literacy rate in Orissa has witnesses a major growth and has increased to 73.45 percent according to current Census data.
The Population of Orissa in 2015 was estimated to be 4.43 Crore or 44.3 million. However the state population was recorded as 43,726,252 in the year 2014. According to latest Census of India 2011, the Population of Orissa state was 4.19 Crore. The state has witnessed a descent growth of Population in the last 10 years. In 2001 Census, its population was estimated to be 3.68 Crore, thus it has witnessed a growth of 13.97 percent in its Population in this decade. Further it has shown increase in its literacy rate from 63.08 in 2001 to 73.45 in 2011. Better education facilities by Government of Orissa have proved vital for this increase in literacy rate. Total Number of Male Literates in the state stands at 15,326,036 and female at 11,786,340. Overall Population statistics provided by the census of India shows an increase in total population of Orissa. The eastern state of India has also witnessed a growth in sex ratio, literacy ratio and density per sq. kilometer.
Current Population of Orissa in 2015
According to recent estimates (Census of India), Population of Orissa in 2015 is 44,338,419 (44.3 million). Population in the state has been growing on a descent growth rate of 1.4% every year.
Population of Orissa in 2014
Population growth in Orissa is around 1.4% every year. The state population is estimated to be 4.37 Crore in 2014. Odisha is currently home to 43,726,252 people in India.
Sex Ratio of Orissa
According to latest census of 2011, Sex Ratio in the state has increased to 978 females per 1000 males. This has increased marginally as compared to previous figures of 972 females per 1000 males in 2001 census.
Literacy Rate in Orissa
Going by the figures provided by latest Census of India 2011, Orissa Literacy rate has improved by 10% in this decade. Orissa Government has taken significant measures to improve quality of education in the state. Better education facilities are offered to the people especially in the remote cities and towns of Orissa.
Population Density in Orissa
Orissa with 269 per sq. km. density of Population is below the national average of 382 per sq. km. This was previously recorded at 236 per sq. km. in the last census of 2001.
Current Population of Orissa
|Current Population of Orissa||44,338,419|
|According to Population Census of India 2011|
|Total Population of Orissa||41,947,358|
|Population Density of Orissa||269 /km2|
|Sex Ratio in Orissa||978|
|Population of Orissa consists of
Hindus - 94.35%, Christianity - 2.44%, Muslims - 2.07%, Others - 1.14%
Official language of Orissa is Oriya
Population of Orissa in 2011
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