Odisha (Orissa) Sex Ratio

As per details from Census 2011, Orissa has population of 4.2 Crores, an increase from figure of 3.68 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Orissa as per 2011 census is 41,974,218 of which male and female are 21,212,136 and 20,762,082 respectively. In 2001, total population was 36,804,660 in which males were 18,660,570 while females were 18,144,090. The total population growth in this decade was 14.05 percent while in previous decade it was 15.94 percent.. This reduction in the number of females further increased in 1981 by bringing their number to 981 during 1981 and 971 during 1991. This ratio got a bit improved at the advent of the year 2001 wherein the number of females increased to 972 females per 1000 males taking it even higher than that of all India sex ratio of 933. Either at par or even more than men in some seven districts, the females enjoy an equal status in the status in terms of population in Odisha (Orissa). Gajapati district in the state of Odisha (Orissa) has the highest sex ratio as opposed to the district of Khurda having the lowest sex ratio.