Chandigarh District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Chandigarh, a district of Chandigarh has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Chandigarh. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Chandigarh District of Chandigarh.

In 2011, Chandigarh had population of 1,055,450 of which male and female were 580,663 and 474,787 respectively. In 2001 census, Chandigarh had a population of 900,635 of which males were 506,938 and remaining 393,697 were females. Chandigarh District population constituted 100.00 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Chandigarh District was at 100.00 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 17.19 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Chandigarh District recorded increase of 40.28 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Chandigarh Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,055,450 900,635
Male 580,663 506,938
Female 474,787 393,697
Population Growth 17.19% 40.28%
Area Sq. Km 114 114
Density/km2 9,258 7,900
Proportion to Chandigarh Population 100.00% 100.00%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 818 777
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 880 845
Average Literacy 86.05 81.94
Male Literacy 89.99 86.14
Female Literacy 81.19 76.47
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 119,434 115,613
Male Population (0-6 Age) 63,536 62,664
Female Population (0-6 Age) 55,898 52,949
Literates 805,438 643,245
Male Literates 465,346 382,686
Female Literates 340,092 260,559
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.32% 12.84%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.94% 12.36%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.77% 13.45%

Chandigarh District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Chandigarh district for 2011 is 9,258 people per sq. km. In 2001, Chandigarh district density was at 7,900 people per sq. km. Chandigarh district administers 114 square kilometers of areas.

Chandigarh Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Chandigarh in 2011 were 86.05 compared to 81.94 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 89.99 and 81.19 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 86.14 and 76.47 in Chandigarh District. Total literate in Chandigarh District were 805,438 of which male and female were 465,346 and 340,092 respectively. In 2001, Chandigarh District had 643,245 in its district.

Chandigarh Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Chandigarh, it stood at 818 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 777. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 880 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 845 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Chandigarh Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Chandigarh. There were total 119,434 children under age of 0-6 against 115,613 of 2001 census. Of total 119,434 male and female were 63,536 and 55,898 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 880 compared to 845 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.32 percent of Chandigarh District compared to 12.84 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.52 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Chandigarh Houseless Census

In 2011, total 868 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Chandigarh district of Chandigarh. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 4,139. This approx 0.39% of total population of Chandigarh district.

Chandigarh Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 852,574 80.78 %
Muslims 51,447 4.87 %
Christian 8,720 0.83 %
Sikh 138,329 13.11 %
Buddhist 1,160 0.11 %
Jain 1,960 0.19 %
Others 246 0.02 %
Not Stated 1,014 0.10 %

Chandigarh Population 2015

What is the population of Chandigarh in 2015? The fact is, last census for Chandigarh district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Chandigarh district situated in Chandigarh. As per 2011, Chandigarh population is 1,055,450

Chandigarh District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Chandigarh population for 2011 census, 97.25 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,026,459 people lives in urban areas of which males are 563,513 and females are 462,946. Sex Ratio in urban region of Chandigarh district is 822 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Chandigarh district was 880 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 115,164 of which males and females were 61,254 and 53,910. This child population figure of Chandigarh district is 10.87 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Chandigarh district as per census 2011 is 86.19 % of which males and females are 90.11 % and 81.38 % literates respectively. In actual number 785,477 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 452,594 and 332,883 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 2.75 % population of Chandigarh districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Chandigarh district population living in rural areas is 28,991 of which males and females are 17,150 and 11,841 respectively. In rural areas of Chandigarh district, sex ratio is 690 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Chandigarh district is considered, figure is 871 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 4,270 in rural areas of which males were 2,282 and females were 1,988. The child population comprises 13.31 % of total rural population of Chandigarh district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Chandigarh district is 80.75 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 85.77 and 73.17 percent respectively. In total, 19,961 people were literate of which males and females were 12,752 and 7,209 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 2.75 % 97.25 %
Total Population 28,991 1,026,459
Male Population 17,150 563,513
Female Population 11,841 462,946
Sex Ratio 690 822
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 871 880
Child Population (0-6) 4,270 115,164
Male Child(0-6) 2,282 61,254
Female Child(0-6) 1,988 53,910
Child Percentage (0-6) 14.73 % 11.22 %
Male Child Percentage 13.31 % 10.87 %
Female Child Percentage 16.79 % 11.64 %
Literates 19,961 785,477
Male Literates 12,752 452,594
Female Literates 7,209 332,883
Average Literacy 80.75 % 86.19 %
Male Literacy 85.77 % 90.11 %
Female Literacy 73.17 % 81.38 %

City/Metros in Chandigarh District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Chandigarh (Urban Agglomeration) 1,026,459 563,513 462,946
Cities inside Chandigarh District Population Male Female
Chandigarh (Municipal Corporation) 961,587 525,629 435,958

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