Umarha Census Town, with population of 6429 is Varanasi sub district's the 15th least populous census town located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Umarha census town is 3 km2 and it is the 7th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2313 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Umarha Ward No 01 and the population of Umarha Ward No 01 is 6429.

Nearest railway station is Sarnath which is 3 km far from here. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 8 km. District head quarter of the census town is Varanasi which is 8 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 393 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 635.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43.8°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3.44°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6429 people, among them 3347 (52%) are male and 3082 (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Umarha census town is 14%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 961 households in the census town and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Umarha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,429 5,096 1,245 88 894
Male 3,347 2,656 646 45 447
Female 3,082 2,440 599 43 447

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 12% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 919 in Muslims are 935.

Religion wise population 2011 - Umarha

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,429 5,648 774 2 5 0 0 0 0
Male 3,347 2,943 400 2 2 0 0 0 0
Female 3,082 2,705 374 0 3 0 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 17.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5482. Female population growth rate of the census town is 19.9% which is 4.9% higher than male population growth rate of 15%. General caste population has increased by 17.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10% and child population has decreased by -15.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Umarha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.3% 17.1% 10% 0% -15.6%
Male 15% 15.3% 6.4% 0% -18.7%
Female 19.9% 19.3% 14.1% 0% -12.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 927 and in schedule tribe is 956. There are 1000 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 75 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Umarha

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 31 62 956 75
2011 921 919 927 956 1000
2001 883 888 865 0 925

Literacy

Total 4124 people in the census town are literate, among them 2445 are male and 1679 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Umarha is 75%. 84% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Umarha

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 5.9% 11.6%
2011 74.5% 84.3% 63.7%
2001 66.1% 78.4% 52.1%

Workers profile

Umarha has 33% (2109) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 17% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Umarha

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.8% 21.4% 11.4% 67.2%
Male 47% 32.8% 14.2% 53%
Female 17.4% 9.1% 8.3% 82.6%