State Profile of Orissa

By: EconomyWatch   Date: 29 June 2010

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POPULATION (2001 census) 36706920
MALES 18612340
FEMALES 18094580
SEX RATIO (females/1000 males) 972
DENSITY OF POPULATION (Persons/ Square Km) 236
URBAN POPULATION % 14.97
LITERACY RATE (census 2001) in % 63.31
MALE LITERACY in % 75.3
MALE LITERATE in numbers 11992333
FEMALE LITERACY in % 50.5
FEMALE LITERATE in numbers 7844722
BIRTH RATE (PER 1000) (2002)P 23.1
DEATH RATE (PER 1000) 0.9
NSDP at current prices (2002-2003)* Rs Crores 37891 Rs Croroes
PER CAPITA NSDP (2002-03) at current prices Rs 10103 Rs
 

(2002)P: Provisional
*(2002-03): Advanced Estimates
*(2001-02): Quick Estimate
*(2000-01): Provisional Estimate
NSDP: Net State Domestic product
 

Source: Directorate of Economics & Statistics of respective State Governments (As on March 26, 2004), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India

 

MAJOR INDUSTRIES

  • AGRICULTURE
  • FOREST BASED INDUSTRY
  • MINERALS (Fero alloy, Aluminium)
  • CEMENT
  • PAPER
  • SUGAR
  • FERTILIZER
  • IRON AND STEEL
  • HANDLOOM
  • INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
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