Shimla District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Shimla, 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 Shimla District of Himachal Pradesh.

In 2011, Shimla had population of 814,010 of which male and female were 425,039 and 388,971 respectively. In 2001 census, Shimla had a population of 722,502 of which males were 380,996 and remaining 341,506 were females. Shimla District population constituted 11.86 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Shimla District was at 11.89 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 12.67 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Shimla District recorded increase of 17.02 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Shimla Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 814,010 722,502
Male 425,039 380,996
Female 388,971 341,506
Population Growth 12.67% 17.02%
Area Sq. Km 5,131 5,131
Density/km2 159 141
Proportion to Himachal Pradesh Population 11.86% 11.89%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 915 896
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 925 929
Average Literacy 83.64 79.12
Male Literacy 89.59 87.19
Female Literacy 77.13 70.07
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 81,564 85,089
Male Population (0-6 Age) 42,376 44,105
Female Population (0-6 Age) 39,188 40,984
Literates 612,642 504,330
Male Literates 342,846 293,745
Female Literates 269,796 210,585
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.02% 11.78%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.97% 11.58%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.07% 12.00%

Shimla District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Shimla district for 2011 is 159 people per sq. km. In 2001, Shimla district density was at 141 people per sq. km. Shimla district administers 5,131 square kilometers of areas.

Shimla Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Shimla in 2011 were 83.64 compared to 79.12 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 89.59 and 77.13 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 87.19 and 70.07 in Shimla District. Total literate in Shimla District were 612,642 of which male and female were 342,846 and 269,796 respectively. In 2001, Shimla District had 504,330 in its district.

Shimla Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Shimla, it stood at 915 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 896. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 925 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 929 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Shimla Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Shimla. There were total 81,564 children under age of 0-6 against 85,089 of 2001 census. Of total 81,564 male and female were 42,376 and 39,188 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 925 compared to 929 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.02 percent of Shimla District compared to 11.78 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.76 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Shimla Houseless Census

In 2011, total 102 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 443. This approx 0.05% of total population of Shimla district.

Shimla Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 791,449 97.23 %
Muslims 11,810 1.45 %
Christian 2,025 0.25 %
Sikh 4,047 0.50 %
Buddhist 3,262 0.40 %
Jain 185 0.02 %
Others 197 0.02 %
Not Stated 1,035 0.13 %

Shimla Population 2015

What is the population of Shimla in 2015? The fact is, last census for Shimla district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Shimla district situated in Himachal Pradesh. As per 2011, Shimla population is 814,010

Shimla District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Shimla population for 2011 census, 24.74 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 201,351 people lives in urban areas of which males are 110,744 and females are 90,607. Sex Ratio in urban region of Shimla district is 818 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Shimla district was 892 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 16,683 of which males and females were 8,818 and 7,865. This child population figure of Shimla district is 7.96 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Shimla district as per census 2011 is 93.10 % of which males and females are 94.56 % and 91.30 % literates respectively. In actual number 171,930 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 96,384 and 75,546 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 75.26 % population of Shimla districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Shimla district population living in rural areas is 612,659 of which males and females are 314,295 and 298,364 respectively. In rural areas of Shimla district, sex ratio is 949 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Shimla district is considered, figure is 933 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 64,881 in rural areas of which males were 33,558 and females were 31,323. The child population comprises 10.68 % of total rural population of Shimla district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Shimla district is 80.45 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 87.79 and 72.74 percent respectively. In total, 440,712 people were literate of which males and females were 246,462 and 194,250 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 75.26 % 24.74 %
Total Population 612,659 201,351
Male Population 314,295 110,744
Female Population 298,364 90,607
Sex Ratio 949 818
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 933 892
Child Population (0-6) 64,881 16,683
Male Child(0-6) 33,558 8,818
Female Child(0-6) 31,323 7,865
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.59 % 8.29 %
Male Child Percentage 10.68 % 7.96 %
Female Child Percentage 10.50 % 8.68 %
Literates 440,712 171,930
Male Literates 246,462 96,384
Female Literates 194,250 75,546
Average Literacy 80.45 % 93.10 %
Male Literacy 87.79 % 94.56 %
Female Literacy 72.74 % 91.30 %

City/Metros in Shimla District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Shimla (Urban Agglomeration) 171,640 94,586 77,054
Cities inside Shimla District Population Male Female
Shimla (Municipal Corporation) 169,578 93,152 76,426

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