Chandigarh District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Chandigarh) - Census 2011

Chandigarh district of Chandigarh has total population of 1,055,450 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 580,663 are males while 474,787 are females. In 2011 there were total 241,173 families residing in Chandigarh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Chandigarh district is 818.

Chandigarh district, Chandigarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 97.3% people lives in Urban areas while 2.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.2% while that in the rural areas is 80.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chandigarh district is 822 while that of Rural areas is 690.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chandigarh district is 119434 which is 11% of the total population. There are 63536 male children and 55898 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chandigarh is 880 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (818) of Chandigarh district.

The total literacy rate of Chandigarh district is 86.05%. The male literacy rate is 80.14% and the female literacy rate is 71.63% in Chandigarh district.

Population
1,055,450
Literacy
86.05%
Sex Ratio
818

To facilitate the administration, Chandigarh district is further divided into 1 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Chandigarh Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Chandigarh district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 119,434 63,536 55,898
Literacy 86.05% 80.14% 71.63%
Scheduled Caste 199,086 106,356 92,730
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 250,012 115,317 134,695

Caste-wise Population - Chandigarh district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Chandigarh district of Chandigarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 199,086 106,356 92,730
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Chandigarh district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 852,574 (80.78%) 472,769 379,805
Muslim 51,447 (4.87%) 29,889 21,558
Christian 8,720 (0.83%) 4,463 4,257
Sikh 138,329 (13.11%) 71,300 67,029
Buddhist 1,160 (0.11%) 593 567
Jain 1,960 (0.19%) 997 963
Other Religion 246 (0.02%) 152 94
No Religion Specified 1,014 (0.1%) 500 514

Literacy Rate - Chandigarh district

The total literacy rate of Chandigarh district was 86.05% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 86.05% of Chandigarh. Population-wise, out of total 805,438 literates, males were 465,346 while females were 340,092. Also the male literacy rate was 89.99% and the female literacy rate was 81.19% in Chandigarh district.

  Chandigarh district Chandigarh
Female 81.19% 81.19%
Male 89.99% 89.99%
Total 86.05% 86.05%

Sex Ratio - Chandigarh district

The Sex Ratio of Chandigarh district is 818 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 818 females in Chandigarh district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 880 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 818 ) of Chandigarh district.


Population Density - Chandigarh district

The total area of Chandigarh district is 114 km2. Thus the density of Chandigarh district is 9,258 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 110 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Chandigarh district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Chandigarh, 97.25% people lived in urban regions while 2.75% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,026,459 out of which 563,513 were males while remaining 462,946 were females. In rural areas of Chandigarh, male population was 17,150 while female population was 11,841.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Chandigarh was 822 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Chandigarh was 880 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Chandigarh were 115,164 which is 11.22% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Chandigarh was 690 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Chandigarh was 871 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Chandigarh for urban regions was 86.19 percent in which males were 90.11% literate while female literacy stood at 81.38%. The total literate population of Chandigarh was 805,438. Similarly in rural areas of Chandigarh, the average literacy rate was 80.75 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.77% and 73.17% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Chandigarh were 19,961.

Rural Urban
Population % 2.75% 97.25%
Total population 28,991 1,026,459
Male population 17,150 563,513
Female population 11,841 462,946
Sex ratio 690 822
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 871 880
Child population 4,270 115,164
Literates 19,961 785,477
Average literacy 80.75% 86.19%
Male literacy 85.77% 90.11%
Female literacy 73.17% 81.38%

Child Population - Chandigarh district

According to Census 2011, there were 119,434 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chandigarh district. Out of which 63,536 were male while 55,898 were female.


Working Population - Chandigarh district

In Chandigarh district out of total population, 404,136 were engaged in work activities. 95.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 404,136 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,169 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,396 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 385,929 317,190 68,739
Cultivators 2,169 1,906 263
Agriculture Labourer 1,396 1,166 230
Household Industries 4,219 3,278 941
Other Workers 378,145 310,840 67,305
Marginal Workers 18,207 10,969 7,238
Non Working 651,314 252,504 398,810

Chandigarh district Map


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