Chandigarh Population 2011
As per details from Census 2011, Chandigarh has population of 10.55 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 9.01 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Chandigarh as per 2011 census is 1,055,450 of which male and female are 580,663 and 474,787 respectively. In 2001, total population was 900,635 in which males were 506,938 while females were 393,697.
The total population growth in this decade was 17.19 percent while in previous decade it was 40.33 percent. The population of Chandigarh forms 0.09 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.09 percent.
A beautifully planned city well known internationally due to its architecture, and of course, the only union territory to house an international cricket stadium; that's what Chandigarh is known as, to any Indian. Lakes, gardens and museum complement the world renowned architectures of the city. With a blend of Punjab and Haryana to spice it up, Chandigarh poses as an important city in India. Chandigarh seems to have progressed far better than any Indian region. With a population density of above 9000, it has become the union territory with 2nd greatest population density. It's no wonder, since around 10 lacs people live in Chandigarh in a small area of just around 100 kilometer square.
The population growth rate of Chandigarh is average, and is comparable with India's overall population growth, according to census 2011. But, the good news starts from the fact that, Chandigarh has been working on reducing the growth rate in the last decade, and has succeeded in bringing it down by more than 20%. There has also been positive improvement in literacy levels and gender ratio in Chandigarh. The literacy level in females has shown more than 5% increase.
The extremely progressive population of Chandigarh seems to be great at urbanization as well. Chandigarh is the only union territory with more than 90% of developed area, and only a 2% or so people living in villages. As developed is the urban land, the rural area on the other hand, seems to be receding. Female literacy levels here are a great cause of concern. And the population in the rural areas seems to be deteriorating at a rate of more than 50%. Chandigarh is the capital to both Haryana and Punjab. So, it's no wonder, it earns highest in all of India. It is also culturally diverse, due to this arrangement.
The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Chandigarh is Chandigarh.
The languages spoken in the Chandigarh state includes Hindi, Punjabi and English. In total Chandigarh (CH) state comprises 1 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Chandigarh state is CH.
Chandigarh Literacy Rate 2011
Literacy rate in Chandigarh has seen upward trend and is 86.05 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 89.99 percent while female literacy is at 81.19 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Chandigarh stood at 81.94 percent of which male and female were 86.14 percent and 76.47 percent literate respectively.
In actual numbers, total literates in Chandigarh stands at 805,438 of which males were 465,346 and females were 340,092.
Chandigarh Density 2011
Total area of Chandigarh is 114 sq. km. Density of Chandigarh is 9,258 per sq km which is higher than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Chandigarh was 7,900 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.
Chandigarh Sex Ratio
Sex Ratio in Chandigarh is 818 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 777 per 1000 males in Chandigarh.
Chandigarh 2015 Population
What is the population of Chandigarh in 2015 ? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Chandigarh was done in 2011 and next would be in 2021. But we can do projection of future Chandigarh 2015 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.