As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Silchar is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Silchar city is governed by Municipal Board and is situated in Silchar Urban Region.
The total population of Silchar UA/Metropolitan region is 229,136. The male population of which is 115,497 while female population is 113,639.
Silchar Population 2022 - 2023
Population of Silchar city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Silchar Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Silchar urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Silchar region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Silchar Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Silchar Agglomeration is 90.26% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Silchar stood at 92.90 % and 87.59 % respectively.
Total literates in Silchar UA were 186,072 of which males were 96,310 and remaining 89,762 were females.
Silchar Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Silchar UA is around 10.03 % of total Silchar UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Silchar Urban region were 22,976 of which male were 11,822 while remaining 11,154 childs were female.
Silchar Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Silchar UA was found higher with figure of 984 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 943 per 1000 boys in Silchar Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Silchar Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Silchar Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031