Odisha is the 11th largest state in India with a total population of 48,126,658 (4.81 crore). More details on literacy rate, sex ratio and population growth in the state.
Population of Orissa 2021
|Current Population in Odisha||48,126,658 (4.81 crore)|
|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 by 10% according to Census data of 2011.
The Population of Orissa in 2021 is estimated to be 4.81 crore. However, the state population was recorded as 47,439,243 and 46,796,656 in the years 2020 and 2019. According to Census of India 2011, the Population of Orissa state was 41,947,358. 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 between years 2001 to 2011. Further it has also shown improvement 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 2021
Orissa with a total population of 48 million is one of the densely populated states in India. Current Population of Odisha is estimated to be 48,126,658 while the last year figure recorded was 47,439,243.
Population Growth in Orissa (2011 - 2021)
Population growth in the state of Orissa is steady with an average of 1.4% every year. This is based on projected figures assuming a growth rate of 14% in population from year 2001 to 2011. Each year, the state adds around 6 lakhs human inhabitants to its total population. From a small figure of 10,302,917 (1 crore) in year 1901, the population of Odisha is currently projected to be 48,126,658 (4.81 crore).
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 Odisha||47,439,243 (47 Million)|
|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
Growth of Population in Odisha
District-wise Population of Orissa
|District Code||State/District||Population in 2011||Sex Ratio||Literacy Rate|