Kalahandi District Population, Odisha - Census India 2011

Kalahandi is one of district of Odisha in India. There are 13 Taluks, 2,253 villages and 5 towns in Kalahandi district.

As per the Census India 2011, Kalahandi district has 4,01,251 households, population of 15,76,869 of which 7,87,101 are males and 7,89,768 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 2,22,570 which is 14.11% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Kalahandi district is around 1003 compared to 979 which is average of Odisha state. The literacy rate of Kalahandi district is 50.86% out of which 61.51% males are literate and 40.25% females are literate. The total area of Kalahandi is 7,920 sq.km with population density of 199 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 92.26% of population lives in Urban area and 7.74% lives in Rural area. There are 18.17% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 28.5% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Kalahandi district.

Kalahandi Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total15,76,869100%
Hindu15,55,36798.64%
Christian11,1600.71%
Muslim4,9750.32%
Religion not stated2,9510.19%
Jain1,2250.08%
Sikh7960.05%
Other religions and persuasions2200.01%
Buddhist1750.01%

Kalahandi Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)54.697,865.31
Number of households27,9473,73,304
Total Population1,21,98714,54,882
Population (%)51.2%50.19%
Male Population62,4557,24,646
Female Population59,5327,30,236
Sex Ratio9531008
Literacy (%)72.36%49.06%

List of Taluks in Kalahandi

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Kalahandi district, Odisha
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Sadar2,19,195974.96225983
Jayapatna1,90,799590.273231025
Junagarh1,81,649588.963081003
Kokasara 1,58,742681.382331023
Kesinga1,41,365506.31279984
Madanpur Rampur 1,37,9421,112.54124998
Narala 1,09,499575.42190998
Dharamgarh1,08,110228.37473986
Kegaon 1,02,668527.18195998
Golamunda78,214365.67214993
Thuamul Rampur 77,8401,090.37711042
Lanjigarh 47,451433.741091014
Biswanathpur 23,395244.83961059

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Kalahandi Population Facts

Number of Households4,01,251
Population15,76,869
Male Population7,87,101 (49.92%)
Female Population7,89,768 (50.08%)
Children Population2,22,570
Area7,920 km2
Population density/km2199
Sex-ratio1003
Literacy50.86%
Male Literacy61.51%
Female Literacy40.25%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %28.5%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %18.17%

Map of Kalahandi, Odisha