Ukwa Census Town, with population of 6768 is Paraswada sub district's only census town located in Paraswada sub district of Balaghat district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ukwa census town is 4 km2. Population density of the census town is 1549 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Ukwa Ward No 01 and the population of Ukwa Ward No 01 is 6768.

Nearest railway station is Balaghat which is 42 km far from here. Paraswada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 4 km. District head quarter of the census town is Balaghat which is 43 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the census town and is 522 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1400 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17.7°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6768 people, among them 3335 (49%) are male and 3433 (51%) are female. 49% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 36% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ukwa census town is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1633 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ukwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,768 3,347 1,012 2,409 654
Male 3,335 1,670 492 1,173 336
Female 3,433 1,677 520 1,236 318

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 9% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 7% population all other religious communities contribute 4% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1009 in Christians are 1160 and in Buddhists are 1146

Religion wise population 2011 - Ukwa

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,768 5,432 252 607 6 440 0 24 7
Male 3,335 2,704 126 281 3 205 0 10 6
Female 3,433 2,728 126 326 3 235 0 14 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -4.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7110. Female population growth rate of the census town is -3.7% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of -5.9%. General caste population has decreased by -3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -10.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -4.9% and child population has decreased by -35.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ukwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -4.8% -3% -10.1% -4.9% -35.7%
Male -5.9% -6% -9.7% -4.1% -36%
Female -3.7% 0.2% -10.5% -5.6% -35.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1029 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1004, in schedule caste is 1057 and in schedule tribe is 1054. There are 946 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ukwa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 62 -9 -17 9
2011 1029 1004 1057 1054 946
2001 1006 942 1066 1071 937

Literacy

Total 5156 people in the census town are literate, among them 2759 are male and 2397 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ukwa is 84%. 92% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ukwa

Total Male Female
Change 2.0% -0.4% 4.6%
2011 84.3% 92% 77%
2001 82.3% 92.4% 72.4%

Workers profile

Ukwa has 36% (2411) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 22% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ukwa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.6% 27.1% 8.5% 64.4%
Male 50.1% 41.3% 8.8% 49.9%
Female 21.5% 13.3% 8.2% 78.5%