Uchkagaon Community Development Block, with population of about 1.8 lakh is Gopalganj district's the 7th least populous sub district, located in Gopalganj district of the state Bihar in India. There are 75 villages in the sub district, among them Belsara is the most populous village with population of 8203 and Darwani Chak is the least populous village with population of 21. Belsara is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 7 km2 and Natwan Khurd is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Mirganj Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.8 lakh people, among them about 88 thousand (49%) are male and about 90 thousand (51%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Uchkagaon community development block is 18%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 27 thousand households in the sub district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 1.5 lakh) live in Uchkagaon Sub District rural part and 15% (about 26 thousand) population live in the Uchkagaon Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Uchkagaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 177,677 153,986 19,924 3,767 31,343
Male 87,873 76,022 9,963 1,888 15,943
Female 89,804 77,964 9,961 1,879 15,400

Most populated Villages and Cities in Uchkagaon

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Belsara 8203 Mirganj 26240
Dahi Bhatta 7756
Sankhe Khas 6357
Sankhe Chhotka 5460
Jamsar 5107
Mohaicha 4924
Parsauni Khas 4843
Uchka Ganw 4805
Nawada Parsauni 4519
Luhsi 3747

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 25% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1006 in Muslims are 1072.

Religion wise population 2011 - Uchkagaon

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 177,677 132,551 44,666 129 13 15 17 3 283
Male 87,873 66,091 21,552 67 6 7 7 1 142
Female 89,804 66,460 23,114 62 7 8 10 2 141

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 18.9% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of 13.9%. General caste population has increased by 13.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 670.3% and child population has increased by 3.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Uchkagaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.4% 13.9% 17.3% 670.3% 3.2%
Male 13.9% 11.4% 15.1% 696.6% 3.6%
Female 18.9% 16.5% 19.5% 645.6% 2.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1022 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1026, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 995. There are 966 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Uchkagaon

Total General SC ST Child
Change 43 45 37 -68 -8
2011 1022 1026 1000 995 966
2001 979 981 963 1063 974

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Uchkagaon

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dharam Chak 1268 Mirganj 954
Kaparpura 1248
Munri Barari 1229
Mahuawa 1222
Birwat Bazar 1179
Bairya Dhorhan 1170
Suraunian 1167
Munra 1164
Shampur 1151
Kharharwa 1148

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 57 thousand are male and about 43 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Uchkagaon is 69%. 80% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Uchkagaon

Total Male Female
Change 17.4% 13.2% 22.3%
2011 68.8% 79.5% 58.4%
2001 51.4% 66.3% 36.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Uchkagaon

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Asandapur 83 Mirganj 77
Raghua 82
Ekdarwa 82
Balbhaddar Patti 79
Donrapur 79
Darwani Chak 79
Kathwalia 78
Parwalia 78
Panrepur urf Churaman Chhapra 76
Shampur 76

Workers profile

Uchkagaon has 25% (about 45 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 40% male and 11% female population are working population. 23% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Uchkagaon

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25.3% 13.3% 12% 74.7%
Male 39.7% 23.4% 16.2% 60.3%
Female 11.4% 3.5% 7.9% 88.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Uchkagaon

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Belsara 6.6 Mirganj 5.5
Sankhe Khas 5
Uchka Ganw 4.6
Dahi Bhatta 3.6
Nawada Parsauni 3.6
Jamsar 3
Harpur 2.9
Arna 2.5
Sankhe Chhotka 2.5
Maqsudpur 2.5