Orissa Population

Population
41,974,218
Male Population
21,209,812
Female Population
20,764,406
% of India' Population
3.47%
Sex Ratio
979
Child Sex Ratio
941
Density/km2
270
Density/mi2
698
Area (km2)
155,707
Area (mi2)
60,119
Child Population (0-6 Age)
5,273,194
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
2,716,497
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
2,556,697
Literacy
72.87%
Male Literacy
81.60%
Female Literacy
64.00%
Total Literate
26,742,595
Male Literate
15,089,681
Female Literate
11,652,914

Orissa Religious Data

Description
Population
Percentage
Hindu
39,300,341
93.63%
Muslims
911,670
2.17%
Christian
1,161,708
2.77%
Sikh
21,991
0.05%
Buddhist
13,852
0.03%
Jain
9,420
0.02%
Not Stated
76,919
0.18%
Others
478,317
1.14%
Total
41,974,218
100.00%

Orissa Population Facts

Description Districts
Most Populous District Ganjam
3,529,031
Least Populous District Debagarh
312,520
District with Highest Sex Ratio Rayagada
1,051
District with Lowest Sex Ratio Nayagarh
915
District with Highest Literacy Rate Khordha
86.88%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Nabarangapur
46.43%

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. Anugul
1,273,821
943
77.53%
2. Balangir
1,648,997
987
64.72%
3. Baleshwar
2,320,529
957
79.79%
4. Bargarh
1,481,255
977
74.62%
5. Baudh
441,162
991
71.61%
6. Bhadrak
1,506,337
981
82.78%
7. Cuttack
2,624,470
940
85.50%
8. Debagarh
312,520
975
72.57%
9. Dhenkanal
1,192,811
947
78.76%
10. Gajapati
577,817
1,043
53.49%
11. Ganjam
3,529,031
983
71.09%
12. Jagatsinghapur
1,136,971
968
86.59%
13. Jajapur
1,827,192
973
80.13%
14. Jharsuguda
579,505
953
78.86%
15. Kalahandi
1,576,869
1,003
59.22%
16. Kandhamal
733,110
1,037
64.13%
17. Kendrapara
1,440,361
1,007
85.15%
18. Kendujhar
1,801,733
988
68.24%
19. Khordha
2,251,673
929
86.88%
20. Koraput
1,379,647
1,032
49.21%
21. Malkangiri
613,192
1,020
48.54%
22. Mayurbhanj
2,519,738
1,006
63.17%
23. Nabarangapur
1,220,946
1,019
46.43%
24. Nayagarh
962,789
915
80.42%
25. Nuapada
610,382
1,021
57.35%
26. Puri
1,698,730
963
84.67%
27. Rayagada
967,911
1,051
49.76%
28. Sambalpur
1,041,099
976
76.22%
29. Subarnapur
610,183
960
74.42%
30. Sundargarh
2,093,437
973
73.34%

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. Baleshwar
118,162
962
79.25%
2. Baripada
109,743
936
80.09%
3. Bhadrak
107,463
951
69.78%
4. Bhubaneswar
843,402
890
82.95%
5. Brahmapur Town
356,598
920
81.21%
6. Cuttack
610,189
930
82.35%
7. Puri Town
200,564
927
79.93%
8. Raurkela
272,721
888
77.44%
9. Raurkela Industrial Township
210,317
924
76.62%
10. Sambalpur
184,000
943
76.34%