List of Districts in Delhi 2021

List of Districts in Delhi 2021

Delhi is a Union Territory of India. As of 2021, there are a total of 11 districts in Delhi.

Delhi District List

#DistrictPopulation (2011)Area (km²)Density (/km²)
1Central Delhi5,82,3202527,730
2East Delhi17,09,3466427,132
3New Delhi1,42,004224,057
4North Delhi8,87,9785914,557
5North East Delhi22,41,6245236,155
6North West Delhi36,56,5391308,254
7Shahdara –59.75 –
8South Delhi27,31,92925011,060
9South East Delhi 333 
10South West Delhi22,92,9584205,446
11West Delhi25,43,24311219,563

Source: Census 2011

*South East & Shahdra district was created after 2011 Census, independent data not available yet.

Largest & Smallest District in Delhi by Area

South West Delhi district covering an area of 420 km² is the largest district in Delhi. New Delhi District is the smallest district in Delhi of with a total area of 22 km²

# By AreaDistrictArea
LargestSouth West Delhi420 km²
Smallest New Delhi 22 km2

 Source: Census 2011

Largest & Smallest District in Delhi by Population

North West Delhi District is the most populated district in Delhi. Its Population as per census 2011 is 36.56 Lakhs,  New Delhi District with a population of 142,004 is the least populated district in Delhi.

# by PopulationDistrictPopulation (Census 2011)
Most PopulatedNorth West Delhi3,656,539
LeastNew Delhi142,004
Highest and Lowest Population Density

North East District ( 36155 people per km) has the highest Population density in Delhi. New Delhi District with a population density of 4057  people per km is the lowest density district in Delhi.

# by DensityDistrictDensity (person/km)
HighestNorth East Delhi36155
LeastNew Delhi4057

Source: Census 2011

Delhi District by Literacy rate | Sex Ratio

#DistrictSex RatioLiteracy
1Central Delhi89285.14%
2East Delhi88489.31%
3New Delhi82288.34%
4North Delhi86986.85%
5North East Delhi88683.09%
6North West Delhi86584.45%
7Shahdara  
8South Delhi86286.57%
9South East Delhi  
10South West Delhi84088.28%
11West Delhi87586.98%
 Source: Census 2011
 
*South East & Shahdra district was created after 2011 Census, independent data not available yet.

Delhi District with Highest & Lowest Literacy rate

East Delhi district has the highest literacy rate in Delhi. Its literacy rate is 89.31%. North East Delhi with a literacy rate of 83.09% is the least literate district in Delhi
 
# by Literacy RateDistrictLiteracy Rate
Most LiterateEast Delhi89.31%
LeastNorth East Delhi83.09%

Source: Census 2011

Delhi District with Highest & Lowest Male Female Ratio

Central district (892) has the highest Male-Female Sex ratio in Delhi.  New Delhi District (822) has the lowest male-female sex ratio in Delhi

# by Sex RatioDistrictSex ratio
HighestCentral892 females to 1000 males
LowestNew Delhi822 females to 1000 males

Source: Census 2011