The Census 2011 Information on Population of Chandigarh City
Population of Chandigarh 2021
Chandigarh is a city, and union territory in India. It serves as the capital of the two neighboring states of Punjab and Haryana. With Population of 1 million Chandigarh is few cities in India with slow population growth rate.
Chandigarh Population - Census 2011
As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Chandigarh City in 2011 is 9,61,587 ( 9.61 Lakhs) of which the male population is 5,25,629 and the female population is 4,35,958
The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Chandigarh is 9262 people per sq. km. Chandigarh administers area is 114 sq. km
The average literacy rate of Chandigarh City in 2011 was 86.42%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 90.26% and 81.75% respectively. Total literate in Chandigarh city was 7,39,784 of which 4,23,644 are males while 3,16,140 are females.
With regards to the Sex Ratio in Chandigarh, it stood at 829 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 875 girls per 1000 boys
In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 1,05,520 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 56,287 are boys while 49,223 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 875. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.97 % of the total population of Chandigarh City
Sources: Census 2011
Population of Chandigarh in 2021 - 11 lakhs (approx)
|Chandigarh City||Census 2011|
|Total Population||961,587 (9.61 Lakhs)|
|Average Literacy (%)||86.42%|
|% of Male Literates||90.26%|
|% of Female Literates||81.75%|
|Child Sex Ratio||875|
|Children (0-6 years)||105,520|
|Girls (0-6 Yrs)||49,223|
Chandigarh Metropolitan Population
As per census 2011, Chandigarh urban/metropolitan* population is 10,26,459 of which 5,63,513 are males and 4,62,946 are females. The literacy rate is 86.19% % & Male-Female Sex ratio is 822. Child sex ratio is 880.
*An urban agglomeration is a continuous urban spread constituting a town and its adjoining outgrowths (OGs), or two or more physically contiguous towns together with or without outgrowths of such towns.