Udma Census Town, with population of 8115 is Hosdurg sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Hosdurg sub district of Kasaragod district in the state Kerala in India. Total geographical area of Udma census town is 5 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1791 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Udma Ward No 01 and the population of Udma Ward No 01 is 8115.

Nearest railway station is Kottikulam which is 2 km far from here. Hosdurg is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 18 km. District head quarter of the census town is Kasaragod which is 18 km away. Thiruvananthapuram is the state head quarter of the census town and is 573 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 3560 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33°C and minimum temperature goes down to 28°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 8115 people, among them 3593 (44%) are male and 4522 (56%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Udma census town is 13%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1669 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Udma

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,115 8,072 35 8 1,072
Male 3,593 3,579 10 4 523
Female 4,522 4,493 25 4 549

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 63% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 37% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1242 in Muslims are 1296.

Religion wise population 2011 - Udma

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 8,115 5,106 2,966 29 1 0 2 0 11
Male 3,593 2,277 1,292 15 1 0 1 0 7
Female 4,522 2,829 1,674 14 0 0 1 0 4

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -0.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8139. Female population growth rate of the census town is 3% which is 7.1% higher than male population growth rate of -4.1%. General caste population has decreased by -0.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -14.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -11.1% and child population has decreased by -3.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Udma

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.3% -0.2% -14.6% -11.1% -3.5%
Male -4.1% -4% -41.2% 0% -7.8%
Female 3% 3% 4.2% -20% 0.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1259 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1255, in schedule caste is 2500 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1050 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 87 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 91 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Udma

Total General SC ST Child
Change 87 85 1088 -250 91
2011 1259 1255 2500 1000 1050
2001 1172 1170 1412 1250 959

Literacy

Total 6359 people in the census town are literate, among them 2912 are male and 3447 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Udma is 90%. 95% of male and 87% 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 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Udma

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 1.6% 6.4%
2011 90.3% 94.9% 86.8%
2001 86.2% 93.3% 80.4%

Workers profile

Udma has 26% (2089) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 13% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Udma

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25.7% 20% 5.7% 74.3%
Male 42.1% 34.2% 7.9% 57.9%
Female 12.8% 8.7% 4% 87.2%