Uttarakhand Population Census data 2011

Uttarakhand

The scenic and beautiful state of Uttarakhand formerly known as Uttaranchal was carved out of the state of Uttar Pradesh in 2000 and became the 27th state in the country of India. Referred to as the Land of the Gods, the state gets this name because of the thousands of historical Hindu temples and its location near the Himalayas considered to be of religious significance by the Hindus. Uttarakhand is also a major tourist destination and the concept of religious tourism has grown here in recent times. Dehradun is the provisional capital of the state and is a beautiful city in itself. The other prominent city in the state is the city of Nainital.

The Population of Uttarakhand according to the 2011 census stands at about 10 million, making it the 20th most populated state in India. The state experiences beautiful climate throughout the year and the location close to the Himalayas has prompted an increase in the population in recent times. The state is spread over an area of about 53000 sq. km. and thus it is one of the smaller states in the country. The density of population per sq. Km. is about 189 and fairly below the national average. The state has a growth rate of about 19% 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 80% a figure that has improved tremendously in the last few years due to the consistent efforts of the government. The sex ratio in Uttarakhand exceeds the national average by 20 points. The statistics in the Uttarakhand Census 2011 reveal facts that can be instrumental in planning for a better development plan for the state.

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Uttarakhand is Dehradun. The languages spoken in the Uttarakhand state includes Hindi and Sanskrit. In total Uttarakhand (UK) state comprises 13 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Uttarakhand state is UK.

Uttarakhand Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Uttarakhand has population of 1.01 Crores, an increase from figure of 84.89 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Uttarakhand as per 2011 census is 10,086,292 of which male and female are 5,137,773 and 4,948,519 respectively. In 2001, total population was 8,489,349 in which males were 4,325,924 while females were 4,163,425.

Uttarakhand Population Growth Rate

The total population growth in this decade was 18.81 percent while in previous decade it was 19.20 percent. The population of Uttarakhand forms 0.83 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.83 percent.

Uttarakhand Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in Uttarakhand has seen upward trend and is 78.82 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 87.40 percent while female literacy is at 67.06 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Uttarakhand stood at 71.62 percent of which male and female were 81.02 percent and 63.36 percent literate respectively.

In actual numbers, total literates in Uttarakhand stands at 6,880,953 of which males were 3,863,708 and females were 3,017,245.

Uttarakhand Density 2011

Total area of Uttarakhand is 53,483 sq. km. Density of Uttarakhand is 189 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Uttarakhand was 159 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Uttarakhand Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio in Uttarakhand is 963 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 964 per 1000 males in Uttarakhand.

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 1.01 Crores 84.89 Lakh
Actual Population 10,086,292 8,489,349
Male 5,137,773 4,325,924
Female 4,948,519 4,163,425
Population Growth 18.81% 19.20%
Percantage of total Population 0.83% 0.83%
Sex Ratio 963 964
Child Sex Ratio 890 967
Density/km2 189 159
Density/mi2 488 411
Area km2 53,483 53,483
Area mi2 20,650 20,650
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 1,355,814 1,360,032
Male Population (0-6 Age) 717,199 712,949
Female Population (0-6 Age) 638,615 647,083
Literacy 78.82 % 71.62 %
Male Literacy 87.40 % 81.02 %
Female Literacy 67.06 % 63.36 %
Total Literate 6,880,953 5,105,782
Male Literate 3,863,708 3,008,875
Female Literate 3,017,245 2,096,907

Uttarakhand Urban Population 2011

Out of total population of Uttarakhand, 30.23% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 3,049,338 of which 1,618,731 are males and while remaining 1,430,607 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 30.23 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of Uttarakhand was 884 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 868 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Uttarakhand were 365,038. Of total population in urban region, 11.97 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in Uttarakhand for Urban regions was 84.45 percent in which males were 89.05% literate while female literacy stood at 68.96%. Total literates in urban region of Uttarakhand were 2,266,903.

Uttarakhand Rural Population 2011

Of the total population of Uttarakhand state, around 69.77 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 3,519,042 and 3,517,912 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Uttarakhand state was 7,036,954. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 69.77%.

In rural regions of Uttarakhand state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 1000 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 899 girls per 1000 boys. In Uttarakhand, 990,776 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 14.08 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of Uttarakhand, literacy rate for males and female stood at 86.62 % and 66.16 %. Average literacy rate in Uttarakhand for rural areas was 76.31 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 4,614,050.
Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 69.77 % 30.23 %
Total Population 7,036,954 3,049,338
Male Population 3,519,042 1,618,731
Female Population 3,517,912 1,430,607
Population Growth 11.52 % 39.94 %
Sex Ratio 1000 884
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 899 868
Child Population (0-6) 990,776 365,038
Child Percentage (0-6) 14.08 % 11.97 %
Literates 4,614,050 2,266,903
Average Literacy 76.31 % 84.45 %
Male Literacy 86.62 % 89.05 %
Female Literacy 66.16 % 68.96 %

Uttarakhand Census 2011 Conclusion

The official census 2011 of Uttarakhand has been conducted by Directorate of Census Operations in Uttarakhand. Enumeration of key persons including Chief Minister of Uttarakhand was also done by officials conducting population census.

Figures of population census 2011 Uttarakhand have been represented in chart for your reference at bottom.
Large cities of Uttarakhand Population Male Female
There is no city having population above 1 Lakh

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

Largest District by Population in Uttarakhand Population Male Female
Haridwar 1,890,422 1,005,295 885,127
Dehradun 1,696,694 892,199 804,495
Udham Singh Nagar 1,648,902 858,783 790,119


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Largest District (km²)
1 Chamoli 8030
2 Uttarkashi 8016
3 Pithoragarh 7090
4 Pauri Garhwal 5329
5 Nainital 4251
Percentage of Child
1 Haridwar 15.11 %
2 Champawat 14.26 %
3 Uttarkashi 14.03 %
4 Udham Singh Nagar 13.90 %
5 Tehri Garhwal 13.68 %
High Density
1 Haridwar 801
2 Udham Singh Nagar 649
3 Dehradun 549
4 Nainital 225
5 Almora 198
Top Population Growth
1 Udham Singh Nagar 33.45 %
2 Dehradun 32.33 %
3 Haridwar 30.63 %
4 Nainital 25.13 %
5 Champawat 15.63 %
High Literacy
1 Dehradun 84.25 %
2 Nainital 83.88 %
3 Chamoli 82.65 %
4 Pithoragarh 82.25 %
5 Pauri Garhwal 82.02 %
High Sex Ratio
1 Almora 1139
2 Rudraprayag 1114
3 Pauri Garhwal 1103
4 Bageshwar 1090
5 Tehri Garhwal 1077