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Chandigarh Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy

As per details from Census 2011, Chandigarh has population of 10.55 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 9.01 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Chandigarh as per lastest census data is 1,055,450 of which male and female are 580,663 and 474,787 respectively. In 2001, total population was 900,635 in which males were 506,938 while females were 393,697. The total population growth in this decade was 17.19 percent while in previous decade it was 40.33 percent. The population of Chandigarh forms 0.09 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.09 percent.

Chandigarh Sex Ratio 2023

Sex Ratio in Chandigarh is 818 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 777 per 1000 males in Chandigarh.

Chandigarh Literacy Rate 2023

Literacy rate in Chandigarh has seen upward trend and is 86.05 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 89.99 percent while female literacy is at 81.19 percent.

Chandigarh 2023 Population

What is the population of Chandigarh in 2023 ? The last census of Chandigarh was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we do have projection of Chandigarh 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 10.55 Lakhs 1,055,450
2021 12.10 Lakhs 1,200,000
2022 12.25 Lakhs 1,220,000
2023 12.38 Lakhs 1,230,000

Chandigarh Religion wise Population 2023

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Chandigarh with 80.78 % followers. Sikhism is second most popular religion in Chandigarh state with 13.11 % following it. In Chandigarh state, Islam is followed by 4.87 %, Jainism by 0.19 %, Christinity by 13.11 % and Buddhism by 13.11 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.10 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Percentage
Hindu 80.78 %
Sikh 13.11 %
Muslim 4.87 %
Christian 0.83 %

Chandigarh Population Data

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 10.55 Lakhs 9.01 Lakh
Actual Population 1,055,450 900,635
Male 580,663 506,938
Female 474,787 393,697
Population Growth 17.19% 40.33%
Percantage of total Population 0.09% 0.09%
Sex Ratio 818 777
Child Sex Ratio 880 845
Density/km2 9,258 7,900
Area(Km 2) 114 114
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 119,434 115,613
Literacy 86.05 % 81.94 %
Male Literacy 89.99 % 86.14 %
Female Literacy 81.19 % 76.47 %

Chandigarh Urban Population

Out of total population of Chandigarh, 97.25% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Chandigarh increased by 26.96 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Chandigarh was 822 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Chandigarh for Urban regions was 86.19 percent.

Chandigarh Rural Population

Of the total population of Chandigarh state, around 2.75 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Chandigarh for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was -68.53%. In rural regions of Chandigarh state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 690. Average literacy rate in Chandigarh for rural areas was 80.75 percent.

Chandigarh City List

Chandigarh Metropolitan Regions

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Chandigarh 1,026,459 563,513 462,946

Chandigarh State Information

Recently as per Chandigarh census data, 47.67% houses are owned while 46.96% were rented. In all, 69.12% couples in Chandigarh lived in single family. In 2011, 80.11% of Chandigarh population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 18.84% of Chandigarh population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Reliance Jio and Airtel. This is likely to see increased ecommerce penetration of Flipkart/Amazon in Chandigarh. 25.74% of family in Chandigarh owned car while 46.67% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Chandigarh, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Chandigarh population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Chandigarh.

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Chandigarh is Chandigarh. The languages spoken in the Chandigarh state includes Hindi, Punjabi and English. In total Chandigarh (CH) state comprises 1 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Chandigarh state is CH.

What is the population of Chandigarh in 2023? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Chandigarh was done in 2011 and the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 12.38 Lakhs.

Literacy rate of Chandigarh has seen upward trend and is 86.05 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Chandigarh from government records and data.

As per details from latest census data, currently Chandigarh is having higher sex ratio compared to national average. Sex Ratio of Chandigarh in 2011-2021 is...