Skip to main content Skip to docs navigation

Nagaland Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy

As per details from Census 2011, Nagaland has population of 19.79 Lakhs, an decrease from figure of 19.90 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Nagaland as per lastest census data is 1,978,502 of which male and female are 1,024,649 and 953,853 respectively. In 2001, total population was 1,990,036 in which males were 1,047,141 while females were 942,895. The total population growth in this decade was -0.58 percent while in previous decade it was 64.41 percent. The population of Nagaland forms 0.16 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.19 percent.

Nagaland Sex Ratio 2023

Sex Ratio in Nagaland is 931 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 900 per 1000 males in Nagaland.

Nagaland Literacy Rate 2023

Literacy rate in Nagaland has seen upward trend and is 79.55 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 82.75 percent while female literacy is at 76.11 percent.

Nagaland 2023 Population

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

Year Projected Population
2011 19.79 Lakhs 1,978,502
2021 36.07 Lakhs 3,600,000
2022 38.71 Lakhs 3,870,000
2023 41.14 Lakhs 4,110,000

Nagaland Religion wise Population 2023

Christianity is most popular religion in Nagaland with 87.93 % of state population following the same. Hinduism is second most popular religion in Nagaland state with 8.75 % following it.

Description Percentage
Christian 87.93 %
Hindu 8.75 %
Muslim 2.47 %

Nagaland Population Data

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 19.79 Lakhs 19.90 Lakh
Actual Population 1,978,502 1,990,036
Male 1,024,649 1,047,141
Female 953,853 942,895
Population Growth -0.58% 64.41%
Percantage of total Population 0.16% 0.19%
Sex Ratio 931 900
Child Sex Ratio 943 964
Density/km2 119 120
Area(Km 2) 16,579 16,579
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 291,071 289,678
Literacy 79.55 % 66.59 %
Male Literacy 82.75 % 71.16 %
Female Literacy 76.11 % 61.46 %

Nagaland Urban Population

Out of total population of Nagaland, 28.86% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Nagaland increased by 66.57 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Nagaland was 908 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Nagaland for Urban regions was 89.62 percent.

Nagaland Rural Population

Of the total population of Nagaland state, around 71.14 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Nagaland for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was -14.55%. In rural regions of Nagaland state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 940. Average literacy rate in Nagaland for rural areas was 75.35 percent.

Nagaland City List

Nagaland State Information

Recently as per Nagaland census data, 73.81% houses are owned while 21.35% were rented. In all, 77.70% couples in Nagaland lived in single family. In 2011, 34.88% of Nagaland population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 1.73% of Nagaland 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 Nagaland. 7.78% of family in Nagaland owned car while 6.32% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Nagaland, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Nagaland population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Nagaland.

While Kohima is the capital city of Nagaland state, largest remains Dimapur as per census 2011. The languages spoken in the Nagaland state includes English. In total Nagaland (NL) state comprises 11 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Nagaland state is NL.

What is the population of Nagaland in 2023? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Nagaland was done in 2011 and the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 41.14 Lakhs.

Literacy rate of Nagaland has seen upward trend and is 79.55 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Nagaland from government records and data.

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