Population of Nagaland 2021

Population of Nagaland 2021

Nagaland is a state in the northeastern region of India. It is one of the smallest states in India. Nagaland became the 16th state of India on 1 December 1963.  As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Nagaland in 2011 is 1,978,502 (19.78 Lacs)

Nagaland Population 2011-2021

Nagaland has a population growth rate during 2011-2021 of 13.71%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 23 lakhs* an increase of around 3.22 lakhs from 2011.

Population of Nagaland  in 2021 – 23 Lakhs (Approx)
NagalandCensus 2011
Total Population1,978,502 (19.78 Lacs )
Male Population1,024,649
Female Population953,853
Total Area16,579 km2 
Area Rank26th
Population Density119/km2
Population Rank25th
Average Literacy (%)79.6 %
Sex Ratio931
Capital CityKohima
Formation1 December 1963

Source: Census 2011 & *UIAI for 2021 Estimates

Top Cities in Nagaland by Population

  1. Kohima
  2. Dimapur