Dehradun Population 2023
Dehradun is the winter capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It’s the most populous city in Uttarakhand & has seen rapid growth in the last two decades.
As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Dehradun City in 2011 is 569,578 (5.69 Lakhs) and estimated population of Dehradun in 2023 is 7 lakhs
Population of Dehradun in 2023 - 7 lakh (approx)
|Dehradun City||Census 2011||2022 Estimate|
|Total Population||569,578 (5.69 Lakhs)||7 lakh|
|Male Population||298,638||3.65 lakh|
|Female Population||270,940||3.35 lakh|
|Dehradun Demography||2011 Census|
|Average Literacy (%)||88.36%|
|% of Male Literates||91.76%|
|% of Female Literates||84.63%|
|Child Sex Ratio||873|
|Children (0-6 years)||60,339|
Source: Census 2011
Dehradun Historical Population
In 1901 Dehradun’s population is just 31 thousand & touched 1 lakh in the 1950s. After the Independence of India population saw a sudden growth which again accelerated in the last 3 decades. In 2000, Uttarakhand state was created from the northwestern districts of Uttar Pradesh & Dehradun was made its interim capital & saw good population growth after that.
Let’s look at the population & growth from the year 1901 to 2021
|Year||Population||Actual Change||Percentage Change|
Sources: Census 2011
Census 2011 Details
As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Dehradun City in 2011 is 569,578 ( 5.69 Lakhs) of which the male population is 298,638 and the female population is 270,940
The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Dehradun for 2011 is 3400 people per sq. km. The Dehradun city administers an area of 196 sq. km
The average literacy rate of Dehradun City in 2011 was 88.36%. If things are looked out at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 91.76% and 84.63% respectively. The total literate in Dehradun city was 4,49,950 of which 2,44,462 are males while 2,05,488 are females.
With regards to the Sex Ratio in Dehradun, it stood at 907 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 873 girls per 1000 boys
In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 60,339 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total 32,220 are boys while 28,119 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 873. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.59 % of the total population of Dehradun City.
Dehradun District Population
Dehradun district is a district of Uttarakhand state in northern India. As of 2011, it is the second most populous district of Uttarakhand, after Haridwar. Dehradun district also includes the prominent towns of Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Landour, and Chakrata. The District administrates an area of 3088 sq. km
As per census 2011, Dehradun District’s population is 1,696,694 (16.96 Lakhs) of which 892,199 are males and 804,495 are females. The literacy rate is 84.25% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 902. The child sex ratio is 889
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