Shillong Urban Region

As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Shillong is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns. Shillong city is governed by Municipality and is situated in Shillong Urban Region.

The total population of Shillong UA/Metropolitan region is 354,759. The male population of which is 176,725 while female population is 178,034.

Shillong Literacy Rate 2011

The literacy rate of Shillong Agglomeration is 91.37% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Shillong stood at 93.30 % and 89.48 % respectively. Total literates in Shillong UA were 285,901 of which males were 144,673 and remaining 141,228 were females.

Shillong Child Population 2011

The children (0-6 age) population of Shillong UA is around 11.80 % of total Shillong UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Shillong Urban region were 41,856 of which male were 21,660 while remaining 20,196 childs were female.

Shillong Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of female to male in Shillong UA was found higher with figure of 1007 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 932 per 1000 boys in Shillong Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.

Shillong Population 2011 Table

Description
Urban Agglomeration Shillong
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Class I UAs/Towns
State Meghalaya
Shillong UA Total Male Female
Population 354,759 176,725 178,034
Literates 285,901 144,673 141,228
Children (0-6) 41,856 21,660 20,196
Average Literacy (%) 91.37 % 93.30 % 89.48 %
Sexratio 1007
Child Sexratio 932

Shillong Region - Cities & Towns

Shillong UA has following cities under it.
City Population Male Female
Shillong (Municipal Board) 143,229 70,135 73,094

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh.
Town Type Population
Lawsohtun Census Town 8,214
Madanrting Census Town 29,194
Mawlai Census Town 55,012
Mawpat Census Town 6,184
Nongkseh Census Town 4,846
Nongmynsong Census Town 15,017
Nongthymmai Census Town 38,004
Pynthorumkhrah Census Town 27,219
Shillong Cantonment Cantonment Board 11,930
Umlyngka Census Town 7,381
Umpling Census Town 8,529
# Urban Region Child %
1 Malappuram 14.07 %
2 Aurangabad 13.50 %
3 Ghaziabad 13.45 %
4 Raipur 13.15 %
5 Meerut 12.99 %
* Min 10 Lakh Population
# Urban Region Sex Ratio
1 Kozhikode 1102
2 Kochi 1030
3 Coimbatore 994
4 Chennai 985
5 Nagpur 960
* Min 20 Lakh Population