As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Shillong is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Shillong city is governed by Municipality and is situated in Shillong Urban Region.
The total population of Shillong UA/Metropolitan region is 354,759. The male population of which is 176,725 while female population is 178,034.
Shillong Population 2023
Population of Shillong city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Shillong Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Shillong urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Shillong region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Shillong Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Shillong Agglomeration is 91.37% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Shillong stood at 93.30 % and 89.48 % respectively.
Total literates in Shillong UA were 285,901 of which males were 144,673 and remaining 141,228 were females.
Shillong Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Shillong UA is around 11.80 % of total Shillong UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Shillong Urban region were 41,856 of which male were 21,660 while remaining 20,196 childs were female.
Shillong Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Shillong UA was found higher with figure of 1007 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 932 per 1000 boys in Shillong Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Shillong Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Shillong Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031