Ujjain Municipal Corporation, with population of about 5.2 lakh is Ujjain sub district's only municipal corporation located in Ujjain sub district of Ujjain district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ujjain municipal corporation is 93 km2. Population density of the city is 5559 persons per km2. There are 54 wards in the city, among them Ujjain Ward No 48 is the most populous ward with population of about 17 thousand and Ujjain Ward No 38 is the least populous ward with population of 5168.

Nearest railway station is Ujjain which is within the city. Ujjain is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ujjian. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 190 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 809 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 5.2 lakh people, among them about 2.6 lakh (51%) are male and about 2.5 lakh (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ujjain municipal corporation is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ujjain

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 515,215 400,644 104,898 9,673 58,972
Male 264,871 206,184 53,742 4,945 30,573
Female 250,344 194,460 51,156 4,728 28,399

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 19% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 938 in Muslims are 965 and in Jains are 983.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ujjain

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 515,215 399,341 97,277 2,618 2,000 778 12,584 114 503
Male 264,871 206,061 49,512 1,239 1,043 387 6,345 51 233
Female 250,344 193,280 47,765 1,379 957 391 6,239 63 270

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 19.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 21.3% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 18.2%. General caste population has increased by 15.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.3% and child population has increased by 6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ujjain

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.7% 15.7% 38.1% 16.3% 6%
Male 18.2% 14.5% 36.4% 11.4% 5.1%
Female 21.3% 17.1% 40% 21.9% 7.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 945 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 956. There are 929 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ujjain

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 21 25 82 17
2011 945 943 952 956 929
2001 922 922 927 874 912

Literacy

Total about 3.9 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.1 lakh are male and about 1.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ujjain is 84%. 90% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ujjain

Total Male Female
Change 2.3% 0.7% 4.3%
2011 84.4% 89.7% 78.9%
2001 82.1% 89% 74.6%

Workers profile

Ujjain has 36% (about 1.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 17% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ujjain

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36% 32.5% 3.5% 64%
Male 54.1% 50.1% 4% 45.9%
Female 16.8% 13.9% 2.9% 83.2%