Kanakatora is a village situated in Hemgir Block of Sundargarh district in Odisha. Placed in rural area of Sundargarh district of Odisha, it is one among the 153 villages of Hemgir Block of Sundargarh district. As per the administration register, the village number of Kanakatora is 383584. The village has 358 families.
According to Census 2011, Kanakatora's population is 1403. Out of this, 702 are males whereas the females count 701 here. This village has 155 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 76 are boys and 79 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kanakatora village is 67%. 949 out of total 1403 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 75% as 528 males out of total 702 are literate however female literacy rate is 60% as 421 out of total 701 females are literate in this Village.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Kanakatora village is 32%. Here 454 out of total 1403 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 24% as 174 males out of total 702 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 39% and 280 out of total 701 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of working person of Kanakatora village is 767 still 636 are non-working. And out of 767 working people 9 persons are totally reliant on agriculture.