Arunachal Pradesh Population Census data 2011


Arunachal Pradesh Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Arunachal Pradesh has population of 13.84 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 10.98 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Arunachal Pradesh as per 2011 census is 1,383,727 of which male and female are 713,912 and 669,815 respectively. In 2001, total population was 1,097,968 in which males were 579,941 while females were 518,027.

The total population growth in this decade was 26.03 percent while in previous decade it was 26.21 percent. The population of Arunachal Pradesh forms 0.11 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.11 percent.

Arunachal Pradesh

It is the land of breathtakingly beautiful sunrises between skyrocketing mountains, sparkling rivers, lakes, and ample of snow. It is the Arunachal Pradesh; the vast expanse of rolling plains, hills, and beautiful water bodies at the far eastern edge of India. India shows diversity in every aspect, including its population distribution. Arunachal Pradesh is the Indian state with the least population density, with just over 13 lacs of people living in the vast area of over 80,000 kilometers square. The population density of Arunachal Pradesh is even less than 20 people per kilometer square of area, according to Arunachal census of 2011. Population growth rate is more than 25% here, but has shown decrement since the last census.

Literacy in this state however is far more disappointing. With only over 60% of literate citizens, it is one of the two states in India having lowest literacy. On the positive side, the literacy has increased since the last survey by more than 10%. Additionally, the increase in female literacy is greater than that in males. Though large in size, the state of Arunachal has far less area urbanized; making most of the population lives in rural areas. Whatever small urban areas exist, the gender ratio found in those is dissatisfactory, whereas the sex ratio in villages shows above 900 females per 1000 males.

As vibrant is the land, so are the people living in it. Arunachal population speaks above 50 dialects in total owing to the cultural diversity. Yet, the official language is English. The state capital is Itanagar. Some other major cities like Bomdila, Bhismaknagar, and Bhalukpong are worth visiting. Numerous tribes reside in the state each following their own cultures and ceremonies. Owing to wide tourism opportunities due to the Buddhist monasteries and cultural fests, the state has been gradually progressing.

Capital City

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Arunachal Pradesh is Itanagar. The languages spoken in the Arunachal Pradesh state includes English. In total Arunachal Pradesh (AR) state comprises 16 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Arunachal Pradesh state is AR.

Arunachal Pradesh Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in Arunachal Pradesh has seen upward trend and is 65.38 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 72.55 percent while female literacy is at 57.70 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Arunachal Pradesh stood at 54.34 percent of which male and female were 63.83 percent and 43.53 percent literate respectively.

In actual numbers, total literates in Arunachal Pradesh stands at 766,005 of which males were 439,868 and females were 326,137.

Arunachal Pradesh Density 2011

Total area of Arunachal Pradesh is 83,743 sq. km. Density of Arunachal Pradesh is 17 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Arunachal Pradesh was 13 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Arunachal Pradesh Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio in Arunachal Pradesh is 938 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 893 per 1000 males in Arunachal Pradesh.

Arunachal Pradesh 2015 Population

What is the population of Arunachal Pradesh in 2015 ? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Arunachal Pradesh was done in 2011 and next would be in 2021. But we can do projection of future Arunachal Pradesh 2016 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 1,383,727 13.84 Lakhs
2012 1,419,577 14.20 Lakhs
2013 1,455,620 14.56 Lakhs
2014 1,491,838 14.92 Lakhs
2015 1,528,216 15.28 Lakhs
2016 1,564,735 15.65 Lakhs
2017 1,601,380 16.01 Lakhs
2018 1,638,132 16.38 Lakhs
2019 1,674,976 16.75 Lakhs
2020 1,674,976 17.12 Lakhs
2021 1,674,976 17.49 Lakhs

Arunachal Pradesh Table Data

Approximate Population 13.84 Lakhs 10.98 Lakh
Actual Population 1,383,727 1,097,968
Male 713,912 579,941
Female 669,815 518,027
Population Growth 26.03% 26.21%
Percantage of total Population 0.11% 0.11%
Sex Ratio 938 893
Child Sex Ratio 972 964
Density/km2 17 13
Density/mi2 43 34
Area(Km2) 83,743 83,743
Area mi2 32,333 32,333
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 212,188 205,871
Male Population (0-6 Age) 107,624 104,833
Female Population (0-6 Age) 104,564 101,038
Literacy 65.38 % 54.34 %
Male Literacy 72.55 % 63.83 %
Female Literacy 57.70 % 43.53 %
Total Literate 766,005 484,785
Male Literate 439,868 303,281
Female Literate 326,137 181,504

Arunachal Pradesh Religious Data

Christianity is most popular religion in Arunachal Pradesh with 30.26 % of state population following the same. Hinduism is second most popular religion in Arunachal Pradesh state with 29.04 % following it. In Arunachal Pradesh state, Indigenous religions (Cubbed with other religions) is followed by 26.20 %, Buddhism by 11.77 %, Islam by 1.95 %, Jainism by 0.06 % and Sikhism by 0.24 %. Around 0.48 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Population Percentage
Christian 418,732 30.26 %
Hindu 401,876 29.04 %
Other Religion 362,553 26.20 %
Buddhist 162,815 11.77 %
Muslim 27,045 1.95 %
Not Available 6,648 0.48 %
Sikh 3,287 0.24 %
Jain 771 0.06 %

Arunachal Pradesh Urban/Rural Population 2011

Arunachal Pradesh Urban Population 2011

Out of total population of Arunachal Pradesh, 22.94% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 317,369 of which 167,901 are males and while remaining 149,468 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 22.94 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of Arunachal Pradesh was 890 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 957 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Arunachal Pradesh were 39,899. Of total population in urban region, 12.57 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in Arunachal Pradesh for Urban regions was 82.93 percent in which males were 88.45% literate while female literacy stood at 67.14%. Total literates in urban region of Arunachal Pradesh were 230,103.

Arunachal Pradesh Rural Population 2011

Of the total population of Arunachal Pradesh state, around 77.06 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 546,011 and 520,347 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Arunachal Pradesh state was 1,066,358. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 77.06%.

In rural regions of Arunachal Pradesh state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 953 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 975 girls per 1000 boys. In Arunachal Pradesh, 172,289 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 16.16 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of Arunachal Pradesh, literacy rate for males and female stood at 67.44 % and 49.14 %. Average literacy rate in Arunachal Pradesh for rural areas was 59.94 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 535,902.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 77.06 % 22.94 %
Total Population 1,066,358 317,369
Male Population 546,011 167,901
Female Population 520,347 149,468
Population Growth 22.56 % 39.27 %
Sex Ratio 953 890
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 975 957
Child Population (0-6) 172,289 39,899
Child Percentage (0-6) 16.16 % 12.57 %
Literates 535,902 230,103
Average Literacy 59.94 % 82.93 %
Male Literacy 67.44 % 88.45 %
Female Literacy 49.14 % 67.14 %

Arunachal Pradesh Metropolitan/City Population

Big Cities Population Male Female
There is no city having population above 1 Lakh

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
There is no Metropolitan Region having population above 1 Lakh


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