Population of Himachal Pradesh 2023
Himachal Pradesh is a hill state in the Northern region of India. In 1966, hilly areas of Punjab state were merged into Himachal as a Union territory and it was given full statehood in 1971.
As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Himachal Pradesh in 2011 is 6,864,602 (68.6 Lakh) and the estimated population of Himachal Pradesh in 2023 is 7,480,000 (74.80 lakh)
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Himachal Pradesh has a population growth rate of 8.56% during 2011-2021. Its estimated population in 2021 is 74 Lakh* an increase of around 6.36 lakhs from 2011.
|Himachal Pradesh||Census 2011||Estimate 2021|
|Total Population||6,864,602 (68.64 Lakhs)||7,394,000|
|Population Density||123/sq. km.||133/sq. km.|
|Total Area||55,673 sq. km||–|
|Average Literacy (%)||83.78%||86.60%|
Source: Census 2011 & *Census Population Estimate report
Himachal Pradesh Historical Population
Himachal Pradesh has a population growth rate of 12.94% during 2001-2011. In 1910 Population of Himachal Pradesh was 19 lakh & the Year 2021 it’s estimated to reach 74 lakh, an increase of almost 55 lakh. Let’s look at decade population & percentage change from the Year 1910 to 2011
|Census Year||Population||Absolute Change||Percentage Change|
Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projection report
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