Uchchhal Taluka, with population of about 88 thousand is Tapi district's the least populous sub district, located in Tapi district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 40 villages in the sub district, among them Mohini is the most populous village with population of 7842 and Sase is the least populous village with population of 119. Vadpada(Nesu) is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 49 km2 and Tavli is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 88 thousand people, among them about 44 thousand (49%) are male and about 45 thousand (51%) are female. 2% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 98% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Uchchhal taluka is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Uchchhal taluka live in the Uchchhal Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Uchchhal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 88,416 1,609 114 86,693 10,783
Male 43,670 878 60 42,732 5,461
Female 44,746 731 54 43,961 5,322

Most populated Villages in Uchchhal

Villages
Name Population
Mohini 7842
Vadpada(Nesu) 6934
Pati-Bandhara 6680
Sevti 5181
Chikhli 4625
Bhintkhurd 4419
Uchchhal 4180
Bhad Bhunja 4164
Karod 3540
Kataswan 2697

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 7% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1024 in Christians are 1037.

Religion wise population 2011 - Uchchhal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 88,416 81,402 486 6,374 15 20 11 4 104
Male 43,670 40,213 251 3,129 8 12 7 1 49
Female 44,746 41,189 235 3,245 7 8 4 3 55

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 21% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 73 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 21.5% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 20.6%. General caste population has decreased by -8.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -40.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22% and child population has decreased by -2.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Uchchhal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21% -8.8% -40.9% 22% -2.6%
Male 20.6% -6.8% -43.4% 21.5% -1.5%
Female 21.5% -11.2% -37.9% 22.4% -3.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1025 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 833, in schedule caste is 900 and in schedule tribe is 1029. There are 975 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Uchchhal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 -41 79 8 -22
2011 1025 833 900 1029 975
2001 1017 874 821 1021 997

Villages with highest sex ratio in Uchchhal

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Dhaj 1252
Jamki 1104
Sundarpur 1095
Vaghsepa Nana 1092
Mohpada 1087
Vadpada(Nesu) 1056
Sase 1052
Sevti 1052
Pankhri 1050
Mohini 1049

Literacy

Total about 45 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 25 thousand are male and about 19 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Uchchhal is 57%. 66% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Uchchhal

Total Male Female
Change 13.3% 11.0% 15.6%
2011 57.5% 65.9% 49.3%
2001 44.2% 54.9% 33.7%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Uchchhal

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Vaghsepa Mota 98
Chandapur 89
Uchchhal 70
Thuti 69
Mohpada 63
Sase 62
Dhaj 61
Sakarda 61
Bhad Bhunja 60
Manekpur 60

Workers profile

Uchchhal has 61% (about 54 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 58% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 36% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Uchchhal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 60.7% 43.8% 17% 39.3%
Male 63.7% 52% 11.7% 36.3%
Female 57.8% 35.7% 22.1% 42.2%

Biggest Villages in Uchchhal

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Vadpada(Nesu) 48.6
Pati-Bandhara 39.3
Gavan 39.1
Chikhli 39
Karod 29.1
Mogran 25.3
Mohini 22.3
Abhankuva 21.6
Jamli 20.4
Ful-Umran 18.9