Silchar Population 2023
Silchar city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Silchar Metropolitan Region. The Silchar city is located in Assam state of India.
The current estimate population of Silchar city in 2023 is 236,000 , while Silchar metro population is estimated at 314,000 . The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Silchar city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Silchar city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Silchar city, we will update the same here in 2023. As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Silchar in 2011 is 172,830. Although Silchar city has population of 172,830; its urban / metropolitan population is 229,136.
Silchar Literacy Rate and Sex RatioIn education section, total literates in Silchar city are 142,294 of which 73,113 are males while 69,181 are females. Average literacy rate of Silchar city is 90.93 percent of which male and female literacy was 93.25 and 88.59 percent. The sex ratio of Silchar city is 989 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 927 per 1000 boys.
Silchar Slum PopulationTotal no. of Slums in Silchar city & its Out Growth numbers 4,746 in which population of 22,749 resides. This is around 12.72% of total population of Silchar city & its outgrowth which is 178,865.
Silchar ReligionHinduism is majority religion in Silchar city with 86.31 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Silchar with approximately 12.17 % following it. In Silchar city, Christinity is followed by 0.59 %, Jainism by 0.79 %, Sikhism by 0.04 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.08 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
|Not Stated||0.08 %||145|
Silchar Future Population 2021-2031
|Silchar City 2011||Total||Male||Female|
|City + Out Growths||178,865||89,961||88,904|
|Average Literacy (%)||90.93 %||93.25 %||88.59 %|
Silchar Metropolitan Region
Silchar city comes under Silchar Metropolitan area.
|Average Literacy (%)||90.26 %||92.90 %||87.59 %|
|Silchar Metropolitan Areas|
|Ambicapur Part-X, Kanakpur I, Kanakpur Part-II, Silchar, Silchar Part-X, Silchar XI, Tarapur VII, Tarapur VIII, and Uttar Krishnapur Part-I|