Kangra District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Kangra had population of 1,510,075 of which male and female were 750,591 and 759,484 respectively. In 2001 census, Kangra had a population of 1,339,030 of which males were 661,254 and remaining 677,776 were females. Kangra District population constituted 22.00 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Kangra District was at 22.03 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 12.77 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Kangra District recorded increase of 14.05 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Kangra Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,510,075 1,339,030
Male 750,591 661,254
Female 759,484 677,776
Population Growth 12.77% 14.05%
Area Sq. Km 5,739 5,739
Density/km2 263 233
Proportion to Himachal Pradesh Population 22.00% 22.03%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1012 1025
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 876 836
Average Literacy 85.67 80.08
Male Literacy 91.49 87.54
Female Literacy 80.02 73.01
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 164,607 164,566
Male Population (0-6 Age) 87,741 89,635
Female Population (0-6 Age) 76,866 74,931
Literates 1,152,640 940,505
Male Literates 606,443 500,383
Female Literates 546,197 440,122
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.90% 12.29%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.69% 13.56%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.12% 11.06%

Kangra District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Kangra district for 2011 is 263 people per sq. km. In 2001, Kangra district density was at 233 people per sq. km. Kangra district administers 5,739 square kilometers of areas.

Kangra Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Kangra in 2011 were 85.67 compared to 80.08 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 91.49 and 80.02 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 87.54 and 73.01 in Kangra District. Total literate in Kangra District were 1,152,640 of which male and female were 606,443 and 546,197 respectively. In 2001, Kangra District had 940,505 in its district.

Kangra Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Kangra, it stood at 1012 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1025. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 876 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 836 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Kangra Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Kangra. There were total 164,607 children under age of 0-6 against 164,566 of 2001 census. Of total 164,607 male and female were 87,741 and 76,866 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 876 compared to 836 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.90 percent of Kangra District compared to 12.29 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.39 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Kangra Houseless Census

In 2011, total 180 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 752. This approx 0.05% of total population of Kangra district.

Kangra Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,461,140 96.76 %
Muslims 19,797 1.31 %
Christian 3,023 0.20 %
Sikh 8,929 0.59 %
Buddhist 14,511 0.96 %
Jain 194 0.01 %
Others 208 0.01 %
Not Stated 2,273 0.15 %

Kangra Population 2015

What is the population of Kangra in 2015? The fact is, last census for Kangra district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Kangra district situated in Himachal Pradesh. As per 2011, Kangra population is 1,510,075

Kangra District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Kangra population for 2011 census, 5.71 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 86,281 people lives in urban areas of which males are 45,226 and females are 41,055. Sex Ratio in urban region of Kangra district is 908 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Kangra district was 856 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 8,021 of which males and females were 4,322 and 3,699. This child population figure of Kangra district is 9.56 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Kangra district as per census 2011 is 89.70 % of which males and females are 92.60 % and 86.52 % literates respectively. In actual number 70,198 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 37,879 and 32,319 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 94.29 % population of Kangra districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Kangra district population living in rural areas is 1,423,794 of which males and females are 705,365 and 718,429 respectively. In rural areas of Kangra district, sex ratio is 1019 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Kangra district is considered, figure is 877 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 156,586 in rural areas of which males were 83,419 and females were 73,167. The child population comprises 11.83 % of total rural population of Kangra district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Kangra district is 85.42 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 91.42 and 79.64 percent respectively. In total, 1,082,442 people were literate of which males and females were 568,564 and 513,878 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 94.29 % 5.71 %
Total Population 1,423,794 86,281
Male Population 705,365 45,226
Female Population 718,429 41,055
Sex Ratio 1019 908
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 877 856
Child Population (0-6) 156,586 8,021
Male Child(0-6) 83,419 4,322
Female Child(0-6) 73,167 3,699
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.00 % 9.30 %
Male Child Percentage 11.83 % 9.56 %
Female Child Percentage 10.18 % 9.01 %
Literates 1,082,442 70,198
Male Literates 568,564 37,879
Female Literates 513,878 32,319
Average Literacy 85.42 % 89.70 %
Male Literacy 91.42 % 92.60 %
Female Literacy 79.64 % 86.52 %

City/Metros in Kangra District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Kangra District
Cities inside Kangra District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Kangra District

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