Haridwar City and District Population

Haridwar is a city in the State of Uttarakhand, India. With a population close to 3 Lakhs, it is the second-largest city in Uttarakhand after Dehradun. The city is at approx 50 km south of the State Capital Dehradun. The Estimated Population of Haridwar in 2024  is 3 lakh.

Census 2011 Details
Haridwar CityCensus 2011
Total Population225,235 (2.25 lakh)
Male Population120,201
Female Population105,034
Density of Population18300 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)84.99 %
% of Male Literates88.87 %
% of Female Literates80.55%
Sex Ratio874
Child Sex Ratio873
Children (0-6 years)25,950
Boys (0-6yrs)13,853
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)12,097

Sources: Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Haridwar City in 2011 is 225,235 (2.25 Lakh) of which the male population is 120,201 and the female population is 105,034.


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Haridwar for 2011 is 18300 people per sq. km. The Haridwar city administers area is 12.3 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Haridwar City in 2011 was 84.99 %. If things are looked out at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 88.87 % and 80.55%. respectively. The total literate in Haridwar city was 169,371 of which 94,508 are males while 74,863 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Haridwar, it stood at 874 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 the census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 25,950 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total  13,853 are boys while 12,097 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 873. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.5 % of the total population of Haridwar City.

Haridwar District Population

Haridwar district is a district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. As per the census 2011, the Haridwar district population is 1,890,422 (18.90 Lakh) and the estimated population in 2024 is 23 lakh.

Haridwar DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population1,890,422 
Male Population1,005,295
Female Population885,127
District Area2360 S
Density of Population801 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)73.43%
Sex Ratio880
Child Sex Ratio877

Source: Census 2011

Population of Haridwar 2024 | Haridwar District Population