Population of Srinagar 2022 | Srinagar City Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Srinagar City

Srinagar Population 2022

Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River & It’s the northernmost city of India with over 10 Lakh population.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Srinagar City in 2011 is 1,180,570 (11.18 Lakh) & estimated population of Srinagar in 2022 is 13.70 lakh.

Source: Census 2011

Population of Srinagar in 2022 - 13.70 lakh (approx)
Srinagar CityCensus 20112022 Estimate
Total Population1,180,5701,369,461
Male Population618,790717,796
Female Population561,780651,665
Srinagar Demography2011 Census
City Area278 sq. km
Density of Population4247 people per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)69.15%.
% of Male Literates75.87%
% of Female Literates61.81 %
Sex Ratio908
Child Sex Ratio864
Children (0-6 years)152,445

Source: Census 2011

Srinagar Historical Population

As per Census 2011, Bhopal has a population growth rate of 26.16% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 14% during 2011-2021.

At the start of the 20th century, the Bhopal population was 1.22 lakh & it took 50 years to double that.  After the 1950s the population saw good growth & reached around 1 million in 2001.

Let’s look at population & percentage change from  Year 19o1 to 2021.

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
2021 (estimate)1,350,000169,43014.35%

Sources: Census 2011

Census 2011 Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Srinagar City in 2011 is 1,180,570 (11.18 Lakh) of which the male population is 618,790 and the female population is 561,780


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Srinagar is 4000 people per sq. km. Srinagar city administers area is 294 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Srinagar City in 2011 was 69.15 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 75.87 % and 61.81 %. respectively. Total literate in Srinagar city was 1,180,570 of which 618,790 are males while 561,780 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Srinagar, it stood at 908 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 864 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 152,445 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 81,795 are boys while 70,650 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 864. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.91% of the total population of Srinagar City

Sources: Census 2011

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