Delhi Population Census data 2011


Delhi Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Delhi has population of 1.68 Crores, an increase from figure of 1.39 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Delhi as per 2011 census is 16,787,941 of which male and female are 8,987,326 and 7,800,615 respectively. In 2001, total population was 13,850,507 in which males were 7,607,234 while females were 6,243,273.

The total population growth in this decade was 21.21 percent while in previous decade it was 46.31 percent. The population of Delhi forms 1.39 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 1.35 percent.

Delhi

Delhi has been one of the most popular cities in the country since ages and many kings and leaders have ruled the country from Delhi. Delhi has evolved as a metropolitan country and has shown great signs of development. The presence of places of national importance and the presence of the governing body in the capital helps the overall development of Delhi as a city. The city currently is dealing with issues like pollution and population density that have gone up considerably in recent times.

The Population of Delhi according to the 2011 census stands at about 16 million, making it the 18th most populated state in India. The Union territory of Delhi is the capital of the country of India and as a result is home to considerable amount of population. The state is spread over an area of about 1483 sq. km. which is certainly not among the largest states in the country. The density of population per sq. Km. is about 11000 and this figure is alarming as it beats the density of any other state by a huge margin. The state has a growth rate of about 20% which slightly exceeds the national growth rate of about 17%. The population of the state is rising considerably due to rapid efforts towards development and progress. The literacy rate in the state is about 86% a figure that has always been high due to the city being the country's capital and home to some of the most important educational institutions. The sex ratio in Delhi leaves a lot to be desired as it is among the worst in the country which is not a good figure for the capital of the country. The statistics in the Delhi Census 2011 reveal facts that can be instrumental in planning for a better development plan for the state.

Capital City

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Delhi is Delhi. The languages spoken in the Delhi state includes Hindi and English. In total Delhi (DL) state comprises 9 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Delhi state is DL.

Delhi Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in Delhi has seen upward trend and is 86.21 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 90.94 percent while female literacy is at 80.76 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Delhi stood at 81.67 percent of which male and female were 87.33 percent and 74.71 percent literate respectively.

In actual numbers, total literates in Delhi stands at 12,737,767 of which males were 7,194,856 and females were 5,542,911.

Delhi Density 2011

Total area of Delhi is 1,483 sq. km. Density of Delhi is 11,320 per sq km which is higher than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Delhi was 9,340 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Delhi Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio in Delhi is 868 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 821 per 1000 males in Delhi.

Delhi 2015 Population

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

Year Projected Population
2011 16,787,941 1.68 Crore
2012 17,071,599 1.71 Crore
2013 17,354,281 1.74 Crore
2014 17,635,897 1.76 Crore
2015 17,916,359 1.79 Crore
2016 18,195,583 1.82 Crore
2017 18,473,486 1.85 Crore
2018 18,749,992 1.87 Crore
2019 19,025,023 1.90 Crore
2020 19,025,023 1.93 Crore
2021 19,025,023 1.96 Crore

Delhi Table Data

Approximate Population 1.68 Crores 1.39 Crore
Actual Population 16,787,941 13,850,507
Male 8,987,326 7,607,234
Female 7,800,615 6,243,273
Population Growth 21.21% 46.31%
Percantage of total Population 1.39% 1.35%
Sex Ratio 868 821
Child Sex Ratio 871 868
Density/km2 11,320 9,340
Density/mi2 29,298 24,172
Area(Km2) 1,483 1,483
Area mi2 573 573
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 2,012,454 2,016,849
Male Population (0-6 Age) 1,075,440 1,079,618
Female Population (0-6 Age) 937,014 937,231
Literacy 86.21 % 81.67 %
Male Literacy 90.94 % 87.33 %
Female Literacy 80.76 % 74.71 %
Total Literate 12,737,767 9,664,764
Male Literate 7,194,856 5,700,847
Female Literate 5,542,911 3,963,917

Delhi Religious Data

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Delhi with 81.68 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Delhi with approximately 12.86 % following it. In Delhi state, Christinity is followed by 0.87 %, Jainism by 0.99 %, Sikhism by 3.40 % and Buddhism by 3.40 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.08 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 13,712,100 81.68 %
Muslim 2,158,684 12.86 %
Sikh 570,581 3.40 %
Jain 166,231 0.99 %
Christian 146,093 0.87 %
Buddhist 18,449 0.11 %
Not Available 13,606 0.08 %
Other Religion 2,197 0.01 %

Delhi Urban/Rural Population 2011

Delhi Urban Population 2011

Out of total population of Delhi, 97.50% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 16,368,899 of which 8,761,005 are males and while remaining 7,607,894 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 97.50 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of Delhi was 868 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 873 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Delhi were 1,955,738. Of total population in urban region, 11.95 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in Delhi for Urban regions was 86.32 percent in which males were 90.98% literate while female literacy stood at 69.06%. Total literates in urban region of Delhi were 12,441,167.

Delhi Rural Population 2011

Of the total population of Delhi state, around 2.50 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 226,321 and 192,721 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Delhi state was 419,042. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 2.50%.

In rural regions of Delhi state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 852 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 814 girls per 1000 boys. In Delhi, 56,716 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 13.53 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of Delhi, literacy rate for males and female stood at 89.37 % and 60.87 %. Average literacy rate in Delhi for rural areas was 81.86 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 296,600.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 2.50 % 97.50 %
Total Population 419,042 16,368,899
Male Population 226,321 8,761,005
Female Population 192,721 7,607,894
Population Growth -55.64 % 26.83 %
Sex Ratio 852 868
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 814 873
Child Population (0-6) 56,716 1,955,738
Child Percentage (0-6) 13.53 % 11.95 %
Literates 296,600 12,441,167
Average Literacy 81.86 % 86.32 %
Male Literacy 89.37 % 90.98 %
Female Literacy 60.87 % 69.06 %

Delhi Metropolitan/City Population

Big Cities Population Male Female
Delhi (Municipal Corporation) 11,034,555 5,882,117 5,152,438
Kirari Suleman Nagar (Census Town) 283,211 152,348 130,863
NDMC (Municipal Council) 257,803 140,234 117,569
Karawal Nagar (Census Town) 224,281 119,951 104,330
Nangloi Jat (Census Town) 205,596 110,056 95,540
Bhalswa Jahangir Pur (Census Town) 197,148 106,388 90,760
Sultan Pur Majra (Census Town) 181,554 95,687 85,867
Hastsal (Census Town) 176,877 94,833 82,044
Deoli (Census Town) 169,122 90,914 78,208
Dallo Pura (Census Town) 154,791 81,262 73,529

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Delhi 16,349,831 8,750,834 7,598,997


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