Chandigarh City Census 2011 data


Chandigarh city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Chandigarh Metropolitan Region. The Chandigarh city is located in Chandigarh state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Chandigarh in 2011 is 961,587; of which male and female are 525,629 and 435,958 respectively. Although Chandigarh city has population of 961,587; its urban / metropolitan population is 1,026,459 of which 563,513 are males and 462,946 are females.

Chandigarh Literacy Rate 2011

In education section, total literates in Chandigarh city are 739,784 of which 423,644 are males while 316,140 are females. Average literacy rate of Chandigarh city is 86.42 percent of which male and female literacy was 90.26 and 81.75 percent.

Chandigarh Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of Chandigarh city is 829 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 875 per 1000 boys.

Chandigarh Child Population 2011

Total children (0-6) in Chandigarh city are 105,520 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 56,287 boys while 49,233 are girls. The child forms 10.97 % of total population of Chandigarh City.

Chandigarh Slums 2011

Total no. of Slums in Chandigarh city & its Out Growth numbers 21,704 in which population of 95,135 resides. This is around 9.80% of total population of Chandigarh city & its outgrowth which is 970,602.

Chandigarh Population 2015

Indian Govt only conduct census once a decade. Since last census of Chandigarh city was done in 2011, next census will only be in 2021. While many are asking for Chandigarh Population 2015 figures, there is none.

Chandigarh City Population 2011

Description
City Chandigarh
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Chandigarh Metropolitan
State Chandigarh
Chandigarh City Total Male Female
City + Out Growths 970,602 531,051 439,551
City Population 961,587 525,629 435,958
Literates 739,784 423,644 316,140
Children (0-6) 105,520 56,287 49,233
Average Literacy (%) 86.42 % 90.26 % 81.75 %
Sexratio 829
Child Sexratio 875

Chandigarh Religion 2011

Hinduism is majority religion in Chandigarh city with 80.66 % followers. Sikhism is second most popular religion in Chandigarh city with 13.20 % following it. In Chandigarh city, Islam is followed by 4.85 %, Jainism by 0.20 %, Christinity by 13.20 % and Buddhism by 13.20 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.10 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 782,866 80.66 %
Muslims 47,115 4.85 %
Christian 8,233 0.85 %
Sikh 128,161 13.20 %
Buddhist 1,082 0.11 %
Jain 1,940 0.20 %
Others 229 0.02 %
Not Stated 976 0.10 %

Chandigarh Metropolitan Region

Chandigarh city comes under Chandigarh Metropolitan area.
Chandigarh Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 1,026,459 563,513 462,946
Literates 785,477 452,594 332,883
Children (0-6) 115,164 61,254 53,910
Average Literacy (%) 86.19 % 90.11 % 81.38 %
Sexratio 822
Child Sexratio 880
Chandigarh Metropolitan Areas
Behlana, Chandigarh, Daria, Khuda Alisher, Khuda Jassu, Lahora, Mani Majra (R), Basti Kishangarh, Basti Bhagwanpura, and Mauli Jagran
# City Literacy
1 Nagpur 91.92
2 Chennai 90.18
3 Mumbai 89.73
4 Pune 89.56
5 Bangalore 88.71
# City Count
1 Maharashtra 18
2 Uttar Pradesh 16
3 Gujarat 5
4 Tamil Nadu 5
5 Madhya Pradesh 5
* Min 5 Lakh Population