Umja Village, with population of 754 is Nizar sub district's the 10th least populous village, located in Nizar sub district of Tapi district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Umja village is 1 km2 and it is the 4th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 667 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Akkalkuva and distance from Umja village to Akkalkuva is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Umja village is 394380. The village comes under Itwai panchayat. Nizar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Vyara which is 130 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 754 people, among them 354 (47%) are male and 400 (53%) are female. 0% of the whole population are from general caste and 100% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Umja village is 9%, among them 38% are boys and 62% are girls. There are 169 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Umja

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 754 2 0 752 71
Male 354 2 0 352 27
Female 400 0 0 400 44

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 665. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.7% which is -1.5% lower than male population growth rate of 14.2%. General caste population has decreased by -90.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.8% and child population has decreased by -56.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Umja

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 -91 0 17 -57
Male 14 -75 0 17 -67
Female 13 -100 0 17 -46

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1130 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in and in schedule tribe is 1136. There are 1630 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 630 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Umja

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 -1,625 0 4 630
2011 1,130 0 0 1,136 1,630
2001 1,145 1,625 0 1,132 1,000

Literacy

Total 447 people in the village are literate, among them 240 are male and 207 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Umja is 65%. 73% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 29%. Male literacy has gone up by 28% and female literacy rate has gone up by 29%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Umja

Total Male Female
Change 29 29 29
2011 65 73 58
2001 36 45 29

Workers profile

Umja has 68% (515) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 70% male and 67% female population are working population. 65% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 44% of total female population are main and 23% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Umja

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 68 54 14 32
Male 70 65 5 30
Female 67 44 23 33