Barapali is a village situated in Hemgir Block of Sundargarh district in Odisha. Situated in rural area of Sundargarh district of Odisha, it is one among the 153 villages of Hemgir Block of Sundargarh district. As per the government register, the village number of Barapali is 383512. The village has 357 homes.
According to Census 2011, Barapali's population is 1563. Out of this, 787 are males whereas the females count 776 here. This village has 217 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 109 are boys and 108 are girls.
Literacy rate in Barapali village is 61%. 964 out of total 1563 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 71% as 564 males out of total 787 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 51% as 400 out of total 776 females are educated in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Barapali village is 38%. Here 599 out of total 1563 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 28% as 223 males out of total 787 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 48% and 376 out of total 776 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied people of Barapali village is 857 yet 706 are un-employed. And out of 857 working people 130 peoples are completely dependent on agriculture.