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Population of Orissa



Current Population of Orissa in 2014 43,726,252
Population of Orissa in 2013 43,122,537
Population of Orissa 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 2013 was estimated to be 4.31 Crore or 43.1 million. However the state population was recorded as 42,534,621 in the year 2012. 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.

Population of OrissaPopulation 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 in 2014 43,726,252
Population of Orissa in 2013 43,122,537
Population of Orissa in 2012 42,534,621
According to 2011 Population Census:
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

District Code State/District Population in 2011 Sex Ratio Literacy Rate
Orissa 41,947,358 978 73.45
01 Bargarh 1,478,833 976 75.16
02 Jharsuguda 579,499 951 78.36
03 Sambalpur 1,044,410 973 76.91
04 Debagarh 312,164 976 73.07
05 Sundargarh 2,080,664 971 74.13
06 Kendujhar 1,802,777 987 69.00
07 Mayurbhanj 2,513,895 1005 63.98
08 Baleshwar 2,317,419 957 80.66
09 Bhadrak 1,506,522 981 83.25
10 Kendrapara 1,439,891 1006 85.93
11 Jagatsinghapur 1,136,604 967 87.13
12 Cuttack 2,618,708 955 84.20
13 Jajapur 1,826,275 972 80.44
14 Dhenkanal 1,192,948 947 79.41
15 Anugul 1,271,703 942 78.96
16 Nayagarh 962,215 916 79.17
17 Khordha 2,246,341 925 87.51
18 Puri 1,697,983 963 85.37
19 Ganjam 3,520,151 981 71.88
20 Gajapati 575,880 1042 54.29
21 Kandhamal 731,952 1037 65.12
22 Baudh 439,917 991 72.51
23 Subarnapur 652,107 959 74.42
24 Balangir 1,648,574 983 65.50
25 Nuapada 606,490 1020 58.20
26 Kalahandi 1,573,054 1003 60.22
27 Rayagada 961,959 1048 50.88
28 Nabarangapur 1,218,762 1018 48.20
29 Koraput 1,376,934 1031 49.87
30 Malkangiri 612,727 1016 49.49







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