As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Chandigarh is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Million Plus UA/City.
Chandigarh city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Chandigarh Urban Region.
The total population of Chandigarh UA/Metropolitan region is 1,026,459. The male population of which is 563,513 while female population is 462,946.
Chandigarh Population 2023
Population of Chandigarh city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Chandigarh Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Chandigarh urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Chandigarh region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Chandigarh Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Chandigarh Agglomeration is 86.19% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Chandigarh stood at 90.11 % and 81.38 % respectively.
Total literates in Chandigarh UA were 785,477 of which males were 452,594 and remaining 332,883 were females.
Chandigarh Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Chandigarh UA is around 11.22 % of total Chandigarh UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Chandigarh Urban region were 115,164 of which male were 61,254 while remaining 53,910 childs were female.
Chandigarh Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Chandigarh UA was found lower with figure of 822 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 880 per 1000 boys in Chandigarh Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Chandigarh Population 2011 Census
Million Plus UA/City
Average Literacy (%)
Chandigarh Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031