Shimla Census 2011 Highlights

Posted on May 19th, 2011

Highlights of 2011 Census

  1. Total population is 813,384 compared to 722,502 of 2001.
  2. Male and female were 424,486 and 388,898 respectively.
  3. Population Growth for Shimla District recorded in 2011 for the decade has remained 12.58 percent. Same figure for 1991-2001 decade was 17.02 percent.
  4. Total Area of Shimla District was 5,131 with average density of 159 per sq. km.
  5. Shimla Population constituted 11.86 percent of total Himachal Pradesh Population.
  6. Sex Ratio of Shimla District is now 916, while child sex ratio (0-6) is 922 per 1000 boys.
  7. Children below 0-6 age were 80,778 which forms 9.93 of total Shimla District population.
  8. Average Literacy rate for Shimla District is 84.55 percent, a change of from past figure of 79.12 percent. In India, literacy rate is counted only for those above 7 years of age. Child between 0-6 ages are exempted from this.
  9. Total literates in the Shimla District increased to 619,427.
  10. All the data regarding Shimla District Population were released by Directorate of Census Operations in Himachal Pradesh.

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