2020 Odisha Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More

2020 Odisha Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More information and details have been provided here. Odisha- the land of paddy fields and palm-fringed silver beaches, temples, rivers, waterfalls and tribal people, is filled with major attractions such as the temples of Bhubaneshwar and Puri, miles of clean beaches and the magnificent Sun Temple of Konark.

Tourism in Odisha is one of the main contributors to the Economy of Odisha, India, with a 500 km (310 mi) long coastline, towering mountains, serene lakes and frolicking rivers. Odisha is one of the major tourism sectors of India, with various tourists’ attractions, ranging from wildlife reserves, beaches, temples, monuments, the arts and festivals.

Odisha Assembly
Odisha Assembly

Orissa Population 2020 and Fast Facts

As per prediction, population of Orissa in 2020 will be 4.70 Crore. 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.

Approximate Population 4.2 Crores 3.68 Crore
Actual Population 41,974,218 36,804,660
Male 21,212,136 18,660,570
Female 20,762,082 18,144,090
Population Growth 14.05% 15.94%
Percantage of total Population 3.47% 3.58%
Sex Ratio 979 972
Child Sex Ratio 941 953

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Density/km2 270 236
Density/mi2 698 612
Area(Km2) 155,707 155,707
Area mi2 60,119 60,119
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 5,273,194 5,358,810
Male Population (0-6 Age) 2,716,497 2,744,552
Female Population (0-6 Age) 2,556,697 2,614,258
Literacy 72.87 % 63.08 %
Male Literacy 81.59 % 75.35 %
Female Literacy 64.01 % 50.51 %
Total Literate 26,742,595 19,837,055
Male Literate 15,089,681 11,992,333
Female Literate 11,652,914 7,844,722

Odisha Population by Religion – Religious Data 2011

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 39,300,341 93.63 %
Christian 1,161,708 2.77 %
Muslim 911,670 2.17 %
Other Religion 478,317 1.14 %
Not Available 76,919 0.18 %
Sikh 21,991 0.05 %
Buddhist 13,852 0.03 %
Jain 9,420 0.02 %

Orissa Urban and Rural Population 2011

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 83.31 % 16.69 %
Total Population 34,970,562 7,003,656
Male Population 17,586,203 3,625,933
Female Population 17,384,359 3,377,723
Population Growth 11.77 % 26.94 %
Sex Ratio 989 932
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 946 913
Child Population (0-6) 4,525,870 747,324
Child Percentage (0-6) 12.94 % 10.67 %
Literates 21,377,915 5,364,680
Average Literacy 70.22 % 85.75 %
Male Literacy 79.65 % 90.72 %
Female Literacy 59.95 % 74.31 %

Odisha Big Cities Population 2011

In late 2011 the state’s name was officially changed from Orissa to Odisha. Area 60,119 square miles (155,707 square km). Pop. (2011) 41,947,358.

Big Cities Population Male Female
Bhubaneswar (Municipal Corporation) 843,402 446,204 397,198
Cuttack (Municipal Corporation) 610,189 316,242 293,947
Brahmapur Town (Municipal Corporation) 356,598 185,754 170,844
Raurkela (Municipality) 272,721 144,466 128,255
Raurkela Industrial Township (Industrial Township) 210,317 109,333 100,984
Puri Town (Municipality) 200,564 104,086 96,478
Sambalpur (Municipality) 184,000 94,722 89,278
Baleshwar (Municipality) 118,162 60,219 57,943
Baripada (Municipality) 109,743 56,676 53,067
Bhadrak (Municipality) 107,463 55,090 52,373

Odisha Large Metropolitan Population

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Bhubaneswar 886,397 468,577 417,820
Cuttack 653,149 338,788 314,361
Raurkela 552,239 289,925 262,314

Orissa Literacy Rate 2011

  • 2011: Literacy rate in Orissa was 72.87 percent as per 2011 population census. Male 81.59%, Female 64.01%
  • 2001: Literacy rate in Orissa was 63.08 percent as per 2001 population census. Male 75.35%, Female 50.51%

Orissa Population Density 2011

  • 2011: Total area of Orissa is 155,707 sq. km. Density of Orissa is 270 per sq km.
  • 2001: Density of Orissa was 236 per sq km

Orissa Sex Ratio 2011 – Gender Ratio (Male / Female)

As per the 2011 statistics of India, the aggregate population of Odisha is 41,947,358, of which 21,201,678 are male and 20,745,680 are female.

  • 2011: Sex Ratio in Orissa was female 979 / 1000 male
  • 2001: Sex Ratio in Orissa was female 972 / 1000 male

Orissa 2020 Population and More

The population of all cities and towns in the State of Odisha (Orissa) by census years.

Year Projected Population
2011 41,974,218 4.20 Crore
2012 42,559,561 4.26 Crore
2013 43,141,196 4.31 Crore
2014 43,718,988 4.37 Crore
2015 44,292,808 4.43 Crore
2016 44,862,533 4.49 Crore
2017 45,428,045 4.54 Crore
2018 45,989,232 4.60 Crore
2019 46,545,990 4.65 Crore
2020 47,098,218 4.71 Crore
2021 47,645,822 4.76 Crore

Article Title: 2020 Odisha Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More
Article first published on November 29, 2019.