Population of Himachal Pradesh 2021

Population of Himachal Pradesh 2021

Himachal Pradesh is a Hill state in the Northern region of India. In 1966, hilly areas of  Punjab state were merged into Himachal as 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 (6.86 Lakhs)

Himachal Pradesh Population 2011-2021

Himachal Pradesh has a population growth rate during 2011-2021 of 8.56%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 75 Lakhs* an increase of around 6.36 lakhs from 2011.

Population of Himachal Pradesh in 2021 –  75 Lakhs (Approx)

Himachal PradeshCensus 2011
Total Population6,864,602 (68.64 Lakhs)
Male Population3,481,873
Female Population3,382,729
Sex Ratio972
Population Density123/km2
Population Rank21st
Total Area55,673 km2
Area Rank17th
Average Literacy (%)83.78 %
Formation25 January 1971
Capital CityShimla
 Source: Census 2011 & *Census Population Estimate report & UIAI for 2021 Estimates

Top Cities in Himachal Pradesh by Population

  1. Shimla
  2. Solan
  3. Dharmsala