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Chandigarh Urban Region Population 2011 - 2023

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 2022 - 2023

Population of Chandigarh city in 2023 is approximately 1,415,000. 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

Description
Urban Agglomeration Chandigarh
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Million Plus UA/City
State Chandigarh
Chandigarh UA Total Male Female
Population 1,026,459 563,513 462,946
Literates 785,477 452,594 332,883
Children (0-6) 115,164 61,254 53,910
Average Literacy (%) 86.19 % 90.11 % 81.38 %
Sexratio 822
Child Sexratio 880

Chandigarh Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031

Metropolitan Population
2011 1,026,459
2021 1,334,000
2022 1,374,000
2023 1,415,000
2024 1,457,000
2025 1,500,000
2026 1,545,000
2027 1,591,000
2028 1,638,000
2029 1,687,000
2030 1,737,000
2031 1,789,000

Chandigarh Region - Cities & Towns

Chandigarh UA has following cities under it.
City Population
Chandigarh (Municipal Corporation) 961,587

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh

Town Type Population
Behlana Census Town 8,281
Daria Census Town 14,470
Khuda Alisher Census Town 6,831
Khuda Jassu Out Growth 2,919
Lahora Out Growth 6,096
Mani Majra (R), Basti Kishangarh, Basti Bhagwanpura Census Town 15,489
Mauli Jagran Census Town 10,786