Sukhpar Census Town, with population of about 13 thousand is Bhuj sub district's the 3rd least populous census town located in Bhuj sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Sukhpar census town is 11 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1236 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Sukhpar Ward No 01 and the population of Sukhpar Ward No 01 is about 13 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Bhuj which is 7 km far from here. Bhuj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Bhuj which is 7 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 388 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 685 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6442 (48%) are male and 6861 (52%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sukhpar census town is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3005 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sukhpar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,303 12,929 369 5 1,801
Male 6,442 6,255 183 4 919
Female 6,861 6,674 186 1 882

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1074 in Muslims are 1003.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sukhpar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 13,303 11,698 1,498 4 17 1 82 1 2
Male 6,442 5,640 748 2 11 1 39 0 1
Female 6,861 6,058 750 2 6 0 43 1 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 26.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 29.2% which is 5.2% higher than male population growth rate of 24%. General caste population has increased by 32%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -98.8% and child population has increased by 19.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sukhpar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.6% 32% 19% -98.8% 19.1%
Male 24% 29.2% 26.2% -98.1% 17.7%
Female 29.2% 34.8% 12.7% -99.5% 20.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1065 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1067, in schedule caste is 1016 and in schedule tribe is 250. There are 960 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sukhpar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 43 44 -122 -678 24
2011 1065 1067 1016 250 960
2001 1022 1023 1138 928 936

Literacy

Total 9399 people in the census town are literate, among them 4851 are male and 4548 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sukhpar is 82%. 88% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sukhpar

Total Male Female
Change 3.6% 2.3% 5.0%
2011 81.7% 87.8% 76.1%
2001 78.1% 85.5% 71.1%

Workers profile

Sukhpar has 39% (5243) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 25% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sukhpar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.4% 35.1% 4.3% 60.6%
Male 54.8% 53.5% 1.3% 45.2%
Female 25% 17.8% 7.1% 75%