Rishikesh is a Nagar Palika Parishad city in district of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The Rishikesh city is divided into 20 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Rishikesh Nagar Palika Parishad has population of 70,499 of which 38,065 are males while 32,434 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 8284 which is 11.75 % of total population of Rishikesh (NPP). In Rishikesh Nagar Palika Parishad, Female Sex Ratio is of 852 against state average of 963. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Rishikesh is around 830 compared to Uttarakhand state average of 890. Literacy rate of Rishikesh city is 85.99 % higher than state average of 78.82 %. In Rishikesh, Male literacy is around 90.62 % while female literacy rate is 80.58 %.
Rishikesh Nagar Palika Parishad has total administration over 14,975 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Palika Parishad limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Rishikesh Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.08 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.12 % of total population in Rishikesh (NPP).
Rishikesh Work Profile
Out of total population, 23,013 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 19,949 were males while 3,064 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 23013 working population, 92.37 % were engaged in Main Work while 7.63 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Rishikesh 2021 Population
The next census for Rishikesh Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.