The Ukhrul district lies in the north-eastern corner of Manipur State and it extends between latitudes of 24° 29’ and 25° 42 N and longitudes of 94° 30 and 94° 45 E approximately (including areas of Kamjong district). Ukhrul District is bounded by Myanmar in the East, Kamjong District in the South, Kangpokpi and Senapati Districts in the West and Nagaland State in the North. The total area of the district including Kamjong was 4544 sq.km. In 2011 Census report, the district has 213 inhabited villages and no uninhabited village. The inhabitants are mostly local tribal people. There is no statutory town in the District except one census town formed in 2011 Census.
In 2011 Census, Ukhrul district has recorded a total population of 183,998 of which 94,718 are males and 89,280 are females.
- It has sex ratio of 943 per one thousand males.
- It has a density of only 40 persons per sq.km.
- The total literacy rate of the district is 81.4 per cent for total, 85.5 per cent for males and 76.9 per cent for females.
- It may also be stated that there are (248) negligible Scheduled Caste population in the district as per record of 2011 Census.
- In 2011 Census, the district has total workers of 87,929 (47.79 %), comprising of 67,724 (36.8%) main workers and 20,205 (10.9 %) marginal workers. The main workers are further classified into four categories of economic activity, as Cultivators (64.6 %) sharing major workers, Agricultural labourers (4.4 %), worker in Household Industries (2.5 %) and Other workers (28.5 %).