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Urban Governance in Orissa
   
Urban Orissa
   
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Level of Urbanisation :

Among all the districts of Orissa, the Khordha district is most urbanized with 42.93 percent urban population followed by Jharsuguda (36.40 percent) and Sundargarh (34.38 percent). The proportion of urban population is the lowest in Nayagarh with 4.29% followed by Jajpur with 4.49 percent, Boudh (4.82 percent) and Nuapada (5.66 percent).

Among the major towns Bhubaneswar has the maximum population of 6,47,302 followed by Cuttack (5,35,139 population) and Berhampur (289724 population). In terms of share of cities population with total urban population of the state Bhubaneswar shares 13.28 percent followed by Cuttack 10.98 percent and Berhampur 5.94 percent. Similarly the Municipal Corporations share is 24.96, Municipalities 50.55 percent and Notified Area Councils 25.18 percent.

Share of towns in total Population

Top Towns

Population

Percent

10

2387119

48.98

15

2753474

56.50

25

3276856

67.24

50

4086457

83.85

103

4873634

100


Among all towns around 48.98 percent population are living within top ten towns which includes two Municipal Corporations and eight Municipalities. It is observed that more than fifty percent of the state’s urban populations are living within top fifteen cities sharing 56.50percent. Similarly 83.85 percent population are living within top fifty towns of Orissa.