Tripura Population Census data 2011


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.

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 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.

Tripura Population Growth Rate

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.

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 78.98 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Tripura stood at 73.19 percent of which male and female were 82.42 percent and 64.33 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 950 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.

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 36.74 Lakhs 32 Lakh
Actual Population 3,673,917 3,199,203
Male 1,874,376 1,642,225
Female 1,799,541 1,556,978
Population Growth 14.84% 15.74%
Percantage of total Population 0.30% 0.31%
Sex Ratio 960 950
Child Sex Ratio 957 960
Density/km2 350 305
Density/mi2 907 790
Area km2 10,486 10,486
Area mi2 4,049 4,049
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 458,014 436,446
Male Population (0-6 Age) 234,008 222,002
Female Population (0-6 Age) 224,006 214,444
Literacy 87.22 % 73.19 %
Male Literacy 91.53 % 82.42 %
Female Literacy 78.98 % 64.33 %
Total Literate 2,804,783 2,022,099
Male Literate 1,501,369 1,150,707
Female Literate 1,303,414 871,392

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.
Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 73.83 % 26.17 %
Total Population 2,712,464 961,453
Male Population 1,387,173 487,203
Female Population 1,325,291 474,250
Population Growth 2.22 % 76.17 %
Sex Ratio 955 973
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 960 947
Child Population (0-6) 365,309 92,705
Child Percentage (0-6) 13.47 % 9.64 %
Literates 1,992,773 812,010
Average Literacy 84.90 % 93.47 %
Male Literacy 90.07 % 95.51 %
Female Literacy 75.42 % 88.70 %

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.
Large cities of Tripura Population Male Female
There is no city having population above 1 Lakh

Large Urban Agglomeration of Tripura Population Male Female
There is no city having population above 1 Lakh

Largest District by Population in Tripura Population Male Female
West Tripura 1,725,739 879,428 846,311

Related Questions

Largest District (km²)
1 South Tripura 3057
2 West Tripura 2993
3 Dhalai 2400
4 North Tripura 2036
Percentage of Child
1 Dhalai 14.81 %
2 North Tripura 14.30 %
3 South Tripura 12.78 %
4 West Tripura 11.06 %
High Density
1 West Tripura 577
2 North Tripura 341
3 South Tripura 287
4 Dhalai 158
Top Population Growth
1 Dhalai 22.85 %
2 North Tripura 17.44 %
3 South Tripura 14.15 %
4 West Tripura 12.57 %
High Literacy
1 West Tripura 88.69 %
2 North Tripura 87.50 %
3 Dhalai 85.72 %
4 South Tripura 84.66 %
High Sex Ratio
1 North Tripura 967
2 West Tripura 962
3 South Tripura 957
4 Dhalai 944