Darjiling (Darjeeling) District - Population 2011-2023
An official Census 2011 detail of Darjiling (Darjeeling), a district of West Bengal
has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in West Bengal. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Darjiling District of West Bengal.
In 2011, Darjiling had population of 1,846,823 of which male and female were 937,259 and 909,564 respectively. In 2001 census, Darjiling had a population of 1,609,172 of which males were 830,644 and remaining 778,528 were females. Darjiling District population constituted 2.02 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Darjiling District was at 2.01 percent of Maharashtra population.
There was change of 14.77 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Darjiling District recorded increase of 23.79 percent to its population compared to 1991.
Darjiling Literacy Rate
Average literacy rate of Darjiling in 2011 were 79.56 compared to 79.56 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 85.61 and 73.33 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 80.05 and 62.94 in Darjiling District. Total literate in Darjiling District were 1,315,585 of which male and female were 717,673 and 597,912 respectively. In 2001, Darjiling District had 1,008,288 in its district.
Darjiling Sex Ratio
With regards to Sex Ratio in Darjiling, it stood at 970 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 937. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 953 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 962 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.
Darjiling District Religion Data
|Not Stated||0.25 %||4,573|
Darjiling Population 2023What is the population of Darjiling district in 2023 ? The question though important has no correct answer. The last census of Darjiling was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we can do projection of future Darjiling 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.
Darjiling Population 2011 - 2001
|Population||18.47 Lakhs||16.09 Lakhs|
|Area Sq. Km||3,149||3,149|
|Proportion to West Bengal Population||2.02%||2.01%|
|Sex Ratio (Per 1000)||970||937|
|Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age)||953||962|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||193,169||204,643|
|Child Proportion (0-6 Age)||10.46%||12.72%|
Darjiling Child Population
In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Darjiling. There were total 193,169 children under age of 0-6 against 204,643 of 2001 census. Of total 193,169 male and female were 98,933 and 94,236 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 953 compared to 962 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.46 percent of Darjiling District compared to 12.72 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.26 percent in this compared to previous census of India.
Darjiling Houseless Data
In 2011, total 438 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Darjiling district of West Bengal. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,559. This approx 0.084415236327466% of total population of Darjiling district.
Darjiling District Density
The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Darjiling district for 2011 is 586 people per sq. km. In 2001, Darjiling district density was at 511 people per sq. km. Darjiling district administers 3,149 square kilometers of areas.
Darjiling District Urban/Rural 2011
Out of the total Darjiling population for 2011 census, 39.42 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 727,963 people lives in urban areas of which males are 370,294 and females are 357,669.
Sex Ratio in urban region of Darjiling district is 966 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Darjiling district was 930 in 2011 census.
Child population (0-6) in urban region was 66,396 of which males and females were 34,404 and 31,992. This child population figure of Darjiling district is 9.29 % of total urban population.
Average literacy rate in Darjiling district as per census 2011 is 87.48 % of which males and females are 91.37 % and 83.48 % literates respectively.
In actual number 578,761 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 306,891 and 271,870 respectively.
As per 2011 census, 60.58 % population of Darjiling districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Darjiling district population living in rural areas is 1,118,860 of which males and females are 566,965 and 551,895 respectively. In rural areas of Darjiling district, sex ratio is 973 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Darjiling district is considered, figure is 965 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 126,773 in rural areas of which males were 64,529 and females were 62,244. The child population comprises 11.38 % of total rural population of Darjiling district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Darjiling district is 74.27 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 81.76 and 66.59 percent respectively. In total, 736,824 people were literate of which males and females were 410,782 and 326,042 respectively.
All details regarding Darjeeling District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Darjiling District.
|Population (%)||60.58 %||39.42 %|
|Child Sex Ratio (0-6)||965||930|
|Child Population (0-6)||126,773||66,396|
|Child Percentage (0-6)||11.33 %||9.12 %|
|Male Child Percentage||11.38 %||9.29 %|
|Female Child Percentage||11.28 %||8.94 %|
|Average Literacy||74.27 %||87.48 %|
|Male Literacy||81.76 %||91.37 %|
|Female Literacy||66.59 %||83.48 %|
City/Metros in Darjiling District
|Urban Agglomerations inside Darjiling District||Population||Male||Female|
|Darjiling (Urban Agglomeration)||130,399||64,913||65,486|
|Cities inside Darjiling District||Population||Male||Female|