Know the current (2021) population of Orissa and also the population according to the 2011 census.

Orissa Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Orissa in 2021
47,099,270
Estimated population of males in 2021
23,799,530
Estimated population of females in 2021
23,299,740

Population as per 2011 census

Population
41,974,218
Male Population
21,209,812
Female Population
20,764,406
% of Male' Population
50.53%
% of Female' Population
49.47%
% 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 Literates
26,742,595
Male Literates
15,089,681
Female Literates
11,652,914
Population Rural
34,970,562
Population Rural Percentage
83.31%
Population Urban
7,003,656
Population Urban Percentage
16.69%

Orissa Religious Data

Description
Population in 2020
Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindus
39,300,341
93.63%
44,098,913
Muslims
911,670
2.17%
1,022,985
Christians
1,161,708
2.77%
1,303,553
Sikhs
21,991
0.05%
24,676
Buddhists
13,852
0.03%
15,543
Jains
9,420
0.02%
10,570
Not Stated
76,919
0.18%
86,311
Others
478,317
1.14%
536,720
Total
41,974,218
100.00%
47,099,270

Orissa Population Facts

Description Districts As per 2011 census
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 with Highest Population Density Khordha
799
District with Lowest Population Density Kandhamal
91

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Anugul
1,273,821
1,429,355
2. Balangir
1,648,997
1,850,340
3. Balasore
2,320,529
2,603,866
4. Bargarh
1,481,255
1,662,116
5. Baudh
441,162
495,028
6. Bhadrak
1,506,337
1,690,261
7. Cuttack
2,624,470
2,944,918
8. Debagarh
312,520
350,679
9. Dhenkanal
1,192,811
1,338,453
10. Gajapati
577,817
648,368
11. Ganjam
3,529,031
3,959,926
12. Jagatsinghapur
1,136,971
1,275,795
13. Jajapur
1,827,192
2,050,292
14. Jharsuguda
579,505
650,263
15. Kalahandi
1,576,869
1,769,405
16. Kandhamal
733,110
822,623
17. Kendrapara
1,440,361
1,616,229
18. Kendujhar
1,801,733
2,021,725
19. Khordha
2,251,673
2,526,602
20. Koraput
1,379,647
1,548,102
21. Malkangiri
613,192
688,063
22. Mayurbhanj
2,519,738
2,827,398
23. Nabarangapur
1,220,946
1,370,024
24. Nayagarh
962,789
1,080,346
25. Nuapada
610,382
684,910
26. Puri
1,698,730
1,906,145
27. Rayagada
967,911
1,086,093
28. Sambalpur
1,041,099
1,168,217
29. Subarnapur
610,183
684,686
30. Sundargarh
2,093,437
2,349,046

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Baleshwar
118,162
132,590
2. Baripada
109,743
123,143
3. Bhadrak
107,463
120,584
4. Bhubaneswar
843,402
946,381
5. Brahmapur Town
356,598
400,139
6. Cuttack
610,189
684,693
7. Puri Town
200,564
225,053
8. Raurkela
272,721
306,020
9. Raurkela Industrial Township
210,317
235,997
10. Sambalpur
184,000
206,466