Dehradun District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Dehradun had population of 1,696,694 of which male and female were 892,199 and 804,495 respectively. In 2001 census, Dehradun had a population of 1,282,143 of which males were 679,583 and remaining 602,560 were females. Dehradun District population constituted 16.82 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Dehradun District was at 15.10 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 32.33 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Dehradun District recorded increase of 25.00 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Dehradun Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,696,694 1,282,143
Male 892,199 679,583
Female 804,495 602,560
Population Growth 32.33% 25.00%
Area Sq. Km 3,088 3,088
Density/km2 549 415
Proportion to Uttarakhand Population 16.82% 15.10%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 902 887
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 889 894
Average Literacy 84.25 78.98
Male Literacy 89.40 85.87
Female Literacy 78.54 71.20
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 201,652 172,486
Male Population (0-6 Age) 106,746 91,065
Female Population (0-6 Age) 94,906 81,421
Literates 1,259,506 876,441
Male Literates 702,216 505,379
Female Literates 557,290 371,062
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.88% 13.45%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.96% 13.40%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.80% 13.51%

Dehradun District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Dehradun district for 2011 is 549 people per sq. km. In 2001, Dehradun district density was at 415 people per sq. km. Dehradun district administers 3,088 square kilometers of areas.

Dehradun Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Dehradun in 2011 were 84.25 compared to 78.98 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 89.40 and 78.54 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 85.87 and 71.20 in Dehradun District. Total literate in Dehradun District were 1,259,506 of which male and female were 702,216 and 557,290 respectively. In 2001, Dehradun District had 876,441 in its district.

Dehradun Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Dehradun, it stood at 902 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 887. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 889 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 894 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Dehradun Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Dehradun. There were total 201,652 children under age of 0-6 against 172,486 of 2001 census. Of total 201,652 male and female were 106,746 and 94,906 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 889 compared to 894 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.88 percent of Dehradun District compared to 13.45 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.57 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Dehradun Houseless Census

In 2011, total 661 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 2,156. This approx 0.13% of total population of Dehradun district.

Dehradun Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,424,916 83.98 %
Muslims 202,057 11.91 %
Christian 13,416 0.79 %
Sikh 36,454 2.15 %
Buddhist 11,778 0.69 %
Jain 5,117 0.30 %
Others 217 0.01 %
Not Stated 2,739 0.16 %

Dehradun Population 2015

What is the population of Dehradun in 2015? The fact is, last census for Dehradun district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Dehradun district situated in Uttarakhand. As per 2011, Dehradun population is 1,696,694

Dehradun District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Dehradun population for 2011 census, 55.52 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 941,941 people lives in urban areas of which males are 499,308 and females are 442,633. Sex Ratio in urban region of Dehradun district is 886 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Dehradun district was 864 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 101,695 of which males and females were 54,543 and 47,152. This child population figure of Dehradun district is 10.92 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Dehradun district as per census 2011 is 88.27 % of which males and females are 92.15 % and 83.91 % literates respectively. In actual number 741,670 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 409,834 and 331,836 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 44.48 % population of Dehradun districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Dehradun district population living in rural areas is 754,753 of which males and females are 392,891 and 361,862 respectively. In rural areas of Dehradun district, sex ratio is 921 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Dehradun district is considered, figure is 915 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 99,957 in rural areas of which males were 52,203 and females were 47,754. The child population comprises 13.29 % of total rural population of Dehradun district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Dehradun district is 79.08 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 85.82 and 71.78 percent respectively. In total, 517,836 people were literate of which males and females were 292,382 and 225,454 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 44.48 % 55.52 %
Total Population 754,753 941,941
Male Population 392,891 499,308
Female Population 361,862 442,633
Sex Ratio 921 886
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 915 864
Child Population (0-6) 99,957 101,695
Male Child(0-6) 52,203 54,543
Female Child(0-6) 47,754 47,152
Child Percentage (0-6) 13.24 % 10.80 %
Male Child Percentage 13.29 % 10.92 %
Female Child Percentage 13.20 % 10.65 %
Literates 517,836 741,670
Male Literates 292,382 409,834
Female Literates 225,454 331,836
Average Literacy 79.08 % 88.27 %
Male Literacy 85.82 % 92.15 %
Female Literacy 71.78 % 83.91 %

City/Metros in Dehradun District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Dehradun (Urban Agglomeration) 706,124 372,362 333,762
Rishikesh (Urban Agglomeration) 102,469 54,650 47,819
Cities inside Dehradun District Population Male Female
Dehradun (Municipal Corporation) 569,578 298,638 270,940

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