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Himachal Pradesh Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy

As per details from Census 2011, Himachal Pradesh has population of 68.65 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 60.78 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Himachal Pradesh as per lastest census data is 6,864,602 of which male and female are 3,481,873 and 3,382,729 respectively. In 2001, total population was 6,077,900 in which males were 3,087,940 while females were 2,989,960. The total population growth in this decade was 12.94 percent while in previous decade it was 17.53 percent. The population of Himachal Pradesh forms 0.57 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.59 percent.

Himachal Pradesh Sex Ratio 2023

Sex Ratio in Himachal Pradesh is 972 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 968 per 1000 males in Himachal Pradesh.

Himachal Pradesh Literacy Rate 2023

Literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh has seen upward trend and is 82.80 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 89.53 percent while female literacy is at 75.93 percent.

Himachal Pradesh 2023 Population

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

Year Projected Population
2011 68.65 Lakhs 6,864,602
2021 76.23 Lakhs 7,620,000
2022 76.95 Lakhs 7,690,000
2023 77.56 Lakhs 7,750,000

Himachal Pradesh Religion wise Population 2023

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Himachal Pradesh with 95.17 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Himachal Pradesh with approximately 2.18 % following it. In Himachal Pradesh state, Christinity is followed by 0.18 %, Jainism by 0.03 %, Sikhism by 1.16 % and Buddhism by 1.16 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.12 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Percentage
Hindu 95.17 %
Muslim 2.18 %
Sikh 1.16 %
Buddhist 1.15 %

Himachal Pradesh Population Data

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 68.65 Lakhs 60.78 Lakh
Actual Population 6,864,602 6,077,900
Male 3,481,873 3,087,940
Female 3,382,729 2,989,960
Population Growth 12.94% 17.53%
Percantage of total Population 0.57% 0.59%
Sex Ratio 972 968
Child Sex Ratio 909 896
Density/km2 123 109
Area(Km 2) 55,673 55,673
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 777,898 793,137
Literacy 82.80 % 76.48 %
Male Literacy 89.53 % 85.35 %
Female Literacy 75.93 % 67.42 %

Himachal Pradesh Urban Population

Out of total population of Himachal Pradesh, 10.03% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Himachal Pradesh increased by 15.61 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Himachal Pradesh was 853 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh for Urban regions was 91.10 percent.

Himachal Pradesh Rural Population

Of the total population of Himachal Pradesh state, around 89.97 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Himachal Pradesh for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 12.65%. In rural regions of Himachal Pradesh state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 986. Average literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh for rural areas was 81.85 percent.

Himachal Pradesh City List

Himachal Pradesh State Information

Recently as per Himachal Pradesh census data, 87.22% houses are owned while 10.31% were rented. In all, 63.97% couples in Himachal Pradesh lived in single family. In 2011, 89.12% of Himachal Pradesh population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 2.79% of Himachal Pradesh 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 Himachal Pradesh. 8.30% of family in Himachal Pradesh owned car while 15.51% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Himachal Pradesh, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Himachal Pradesh population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Himachal Pradesh.

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Himachal Pradesh is Shimla. The languages spoken in the Himachal Pradesh state includes Hindi. In total Himachal Pradesh (HP) state comprises 12 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Himachal Pradesh state is HP.

What is the population of Himachal Pradesh in 2023? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Himachal Pradesh was done in 2011 and the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 77.56 Lakhs.

Literacy rate of Himachal Pradesh has seen upward trend and is 82.80 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Himachal Pradesh from government records and data.

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