Dadra and Nagar Haveli Population Census data 2011


Dadra and Nagar Haveli Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Dadra and Nagar Haveli has population of 3.44 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 2.20 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli as per 2011 census is 343,709 of which male and female are 193,760 and 149,949 respectively. In 2001, total population was 220,490 in which males were 121,666 while females were 98,824.

The total population growth in this decade was 55.88 percent while in previous decade it was 59.20 percent. The population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli forms 0.03 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.02 percent.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

The west coast situated land of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, is mostly known for delicious tribal food with ever favorite Gujrathi spices, crafting skills, and the Tarpa dance form. With almost 500 kilometer square of area available for only around 3 lacs of population, the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli has the 2nd least population density among the 7 centrally governed regions. Population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is growing at an alarming rate of over 50%, which is the highest population growth rate in all of India. More importantly, it surpasses India's average growth rate almost by 40%.

Both literacy and gender ratio of the population present an awful picture. Dadra and Nagar Haveli have the 2nd least gender ratio in India. Unfortunately, literacy levels here are no better. It is also the union territory having least literacy level. The worst part is, the situation is worsening by the day. The gender ratio has reduced in last 10 years instead of improving. There has also been significant increase in the population density, as shown by the comparison in 2011 and 2001 censuses.

The population is equally distributed in developed and under-developed regions. Population growth, however presents a large gap between the two. Urban population growth overshoots that in villages by about 200%. Literacy in rural female population is very less, and so is their number, resulting in a poor gender ratio. But overall literacy in this region has been improving. Number of literates has grown by 20% in the last decade. So, let us hope for a greater all round improvement in the region. The capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is Silvassa. The region is bordered by two major states in India, Gujarat and Maharashtra. And, so, drawing from both the states, languages used in this region are Marathi, Gujrathi, and Hindi. English is also one of the official dialects.

Capital City

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is Silvassa. The languages spoken in the Dadra and Nagar Haveli state includes Hindi, Gujarati and English. In total Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DN) state comprises 1 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Dadra and Nagar Haveli state is DN.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in Dadra and Nagar Haveli has seen upward trend and is 76.24 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 85.17 percent while female literacy is at 64.32 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Dadra and Nagar Haveli stood at 57.63 percent of which male and female were 71.18 percent and 40.23 percent literate respectively.

In actual numbers, total literates in Dadra and Nagar Haveli stands at 223,230 of which males were 142,521 and females were 80,709.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Density 2011

Total area of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is 491 sq. km. Density of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is 700 per sq km which is higher than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Dadra and Nagar Haveli was 449 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio in Dadra and Nagar Haveli is 774 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 812 per 1000 males in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli 2015 Population

What is the population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli in 2015 ? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Dadra and Nagar Haveli was done in 2011 and next would be in 2021. But we can do projection of future Dadra and Nagar Haveli 2017 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 343,709 3.44 Lakhs
2012 355,324 3.55 Lakhs
2013 367,091 3.67 Lakhs
2014 379,005 3.79 Lakhs
2015 391,060 3.91 Lakhs
2016 403,249 4.03 Lakhs
2017 415,567 4.16 Lakhs
2018 428,007 4.28 Lakhs
2019 440,563 4.41 Lakhs
2020 440,563 4.53 Lakhs
2021 440,563 4.66 Lakhs

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Table Data

Approximate Population 3.44 Lakhs 2.20 Lakh
Actual Population 343,709 220,490
Male 193,760 121,666
Female 149,949 98,824
Population Growth 55.88% 59.20%
Percantage of total Population 0.03% 0.02%
Sex Ratio 774 812
Child Sex Ratio 926 979
Density/km2 700 449
Density/mi2 1,809 1,160
Area(Km2) 491 491
Area mi2 190 190
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 50,895 40,199
Male Population (0-6 Age) 26,431 20,308
Female Population (0-6 Age) 24,464 19,891
Literacy 76.24 % 57.63 %
Male Literacy 85.17 % 71.18 %
Female Literacy 64.32 % 40.23 %
Total Literate 223,230 103,904
Male Literate 142,521 72,149
Female Literate 80,709 31,755

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Religious Data

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Dadra and Nagar Haveli with 93.93 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Dadra and Nagar Haveli with approximately 3.76 % following it. In Dadra and Nagar Haveli state, Christinity is followed by 1.49 %, Jainism by 0.35 %, Sikhism by 0.06 % and Buddhism by 0.06 %. Around 0.09 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.14 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 322,857 93.93 %
Muslim 12,922 3.76 %
Christian 5,113 1.49 %
Jain 1,186 0.35 %
Buddhist 634 0.18 %
Not Available 487 0.14 %
Other Religion 293 0.09 %
Sikh 217 0.06 %

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Urban/Rural Population 2011

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Urban Population 2011

Out of total population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, 46.72% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 160,595 of which 95,455 are males and while remaining 65,140 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 46.72 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of Dadra and Nagar Haveli was 682 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 872 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dadra and Nagar Haveli were 22,391. Of total population in urban region, 13.94 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in Dadra and Nagar Haveli for Urban regions was 89.79 percent in which males were 93.99% literate while female literacy stood at 53.65%. Total literates in urban region of Dadra and Nagar Haveli were 124,088.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Rural Population 2011

Of the total population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli state, around 53.28 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 98,305 and 84,809 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Dadra and Nagar Haveli state was 183,114. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 53.28%.

In rural regions of Dadra and Nagar Haveli state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 863 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 970 girls per 1000 boys. In Dadra and Nagar Haveli, 28,504 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 15.57 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, literacy rate for males and female stood at 76.40 % and 41.64 %. Average literacy rate in Dadra and Nagar Haveli for rural areas was 64.12 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 99,142.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 53.28 % 46.72 %
Total Population 183,114 160,595
Male Population 98,305 95,455
Female Population 84,809 65,140
Population Growth 7.70 % 218.24 %
Sex Ratio 863 682
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 970 872
Child Population (0-6) 28,504 22,391
Child Percentage (0-6) 15.57 % 13.94 %
Literates 99,142 124,088
Average Literacy 64.12 % 89.79 %
Male Literacy 76.40 % 93.99 %
Female Literacy 41.64 % 53.65 %

Dadra and Nagar Haveli 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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