Odisha Population 2024

Odisha or Orissa is a state in the eastern region of India. It is the 8th largest state by area and the 11th largest by population. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Odisha in 2011 is 41,974,218 (4.20 Crore) and the projected population of Odisha in 2024 is 46,566,000 (4.65 Crore)

YearProjected Population 
201141,974,000
201643,966,000
202145,696,000
202647,147,000
203148,259,000
203649,025,000
Decadal Growth (2011-2021)

Odisha has a population growth rate of 10.44% during 2011-2021. Its estimated population in 2021 is 4.55 Crores* an increase of around 25 lakhs from 2011.

OdishaCensus 20112021 Estimates
Total Population41,974,218 (4.20 Crore)45,696,000
Male Population21,212,13623,003,000
Female Population20,762,08222,693,000
Sex Ratio941987
Population Density270/km2294/km2
Population Rank11th1st
Total Area155,707 sq. km
Area Rank8th
Average Literacy (%)72.90%77.30%
Formation01-Apr-36 
Capital CityBhubaneswar 

Source: Census 2011 & * Census Population Estimate Report 

Odisha Historical Population

Odisha has a population growth rate of  14.05% during 2001-2011. In 1910 Population of Odisha was  1 Crore & Year 2021 it’s estimated to reach 4.6 Crore, an increase of almost 3.6 Crore. 

Let’s look at decade population & percentage change from the Year 1901 to 2011

Census YearPopulationAbsolute ChangePercentage Change %
1901  10,302,917 –
1911  11,378,875+1,075,958   +10.44         
1921  11,158,586-220,289-1.94
1931  12,491,056+1,332,470   +11.94         
1941  13,767,988+1,276,932   +10.22         
1951  14,645,946+877,958   +6.38         
1961  17,548,846+2,902,900   +19.82         
1971  21,944,615+4,395,769   +25.05         
1981  26,370,271+4,425,656   +20.17         
1991  31,659,736+5,289,465   +20.06         
2001  36,804,660+5,144,924   +16.25         
2011  41,974,218+5,169,558   +14.05         

Source: Census 2011 

Odisha Cities by population
#CityPopulation 2011
1Bhubaneswar843,402
2Cuttack610,189
3Berhampur356,598
4Raurkela272,721
5Raurkela Industrial Township210,317
6Puri Town200,564
7Sambalpur184,000
8Baleshwar118,162
9Baripada109,743
10Bhadrak107,463
Odisha Population 2024 | Future Population Projection

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