The state of Tripura resides at the far north-eastern corner of India. It has spread over a small expanse of about 10,000 kilometer square, which makes it one of the smallest states in India. Big things come in small packages. And the state of Tripura proves that again. With a rich and colorful historical background and equally vibrant culture, the state of Tripura shines on the map of India. Although small in area, its population density of about 300 ranks medium as compared to other states. Also the population is growing at satisfactory rate according to 2011 Tripura census, which is great for the state progress. Population wise, the state ranks 22nd in India, with around 3 lac people residing in it. The remote state has also shown rapid growth in its literacy rate since the previous census. The previous growth rate of about 60-80% has been raised to 80-90%, with subsequent increase in female literacy.
Although females are comparatively less in number as compared to the male count, efforts are being taken to balance the gender ration, which is currently above 900. Due to Lack of urbanization, the population residing in rural area is more as compared to the urban land. About 3/4th of population lives in villages. But, it is noteworthy, that the population growth in villages is far less as compared to the urban areas. Agartala is the state capital of Tripura, and also one of the very few urban regions. Dharmanagar, Udaipur, Badharghat are some other popular towns of Tripura. The culture of Tripura is a mix of numerous other civilizations, including Bengali and Manipuri. The language widely spoken is mostly Bengali. The people of Tripura are widely famous for their attires, which include vibrant combination of red, white and green complemented with bold ethnic jewelry.
Tripura Table Data
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|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)
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|Female Population (0-6 Age)
Tripura Population 2011
As per details from Census 2011, Tripura has population of 36.74 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 32 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Tripura as per 2011 census is 3,673,917 of which male and female are 1,874,376 and 1,799,541 respectively. In 2001, total population was 3,199,203 in which males were 1,642,225 while females were 1,556,978.
The total population growth in this decade was 14.84 percent while in previous decade it was 15.74 percent. The population of Tripura forms 0.30 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.31 percent.
The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Tripura is Agartala.
The languages spoken in the Tripura state includes Bengali and Tripuri. In total Tripura (TR) state comprises 4 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Tripura state is TR.
Tripura Literacy Rate 2011
Literacy rate in Tripura has seen upward trend and is 87.22 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 91.53 percent while female literacy is at 82.73 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Tripura stood at 73.19 percent of which male and female were 81.02 percent and 64.91 percent literate respectively.
In actual numbers, total literates in Tripura stands at 2,804,783 of which males were 1,501,369 and females were 1,303,414.
Tripura Density 2011
Total area of Tripura is 10,486 sq. km. Density of Tripura is 350 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Tripura was 305 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.
Tripura Sex Ratio
Sex Ratio in Tripura is 960 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 948 per 1000 males in Tripura.
Tripura Religious Data
Lot of viewers are asking us to provide religion's data of Tripura state. Most important question of all is what is the current population of Hindus, Muslim, Sikhs and Christian in state of Tripura. But Govt. of India is yet to release full religious data of Tripura state. Once it is released, we will provide the detailed information on this page of Tripura Population Census 2011.
Tripura Population 2015
What is the population of Tripura in 2015 ? The question though legimate has no answer. The last census of Tripura was done in 2011 and next would be in 2021. As per 2011 population of Tripura state was 3,673,917.
Tripura Urban/Rural Population 2011
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|Child Population (0-6)
|Child Percentage (0-6)
Tripura Urban Population 2011
Out of total population of Tripura, 26.17% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 961,453 of which 487,203 are males and while remaining 474,250 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 26.17 percent.
Sex Ratio in urban regions of Tripura was 973 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 947 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Tripura were 92,705. Of total population in urban region, 9.64 % were children (0-6).
Average Literacy rate in Tripura for Urban regions was 93.47 percent in which males were 95.51% literate while female literacy stood at 88.70%. Total literates in urban region of Tripura were 812,010.
Tripura Rural Population 2011
Of the total population of Tripura state, around 73.83 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 1,387,173 and 1,325,291 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Tripura state was 2,712,464. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 73.83%.
In rural regions of Tripura state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 955 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 960 girls per 1000 boys. In Tripura, 365,309 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 13.47 percent of total rural population.
In rural areas of Tripura, literacy rate for males and female stood at 90.07 % and 75.42 %. Average literacy rate in Tripura for rural areas was 84.90 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 1,992,773.
Tripura Metropolitan/City Population
|Large cities of Tripura
|Agartala (Municipal Council)
|Large Urban Agglomeration of Tripura
|There is no Metropolitan Region having population above 1 Lakh
Tripura Districts Population
|Largest District by Population in Tripura
Tripura Census 2011 Conclusion
The official census 2011 of Tripura has been conducted by Directorate of Census Operations in Tripura. Enumeration of key persons including Chief Minister of Tripura was also done by officials conducting population census.
Figures of population census 2011 Tripura have been represented in chart for your reference at bottom.