As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Chandigarh is 10.6 Lacs. Thus the population of Chandigarh forms 0.09 percent of India in 2011. Chandigarh has total population of 1,055,450 in which males were 580,663 while females were 474,787.
Total area of Chandigarh is 114 square km. Thus the population Density of Chandigarh is 9,258 per square km which is higher than national average 382 per square km.
The total literacy rate of Chandigarh is 86.05% which is greater than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 89.99% and the female literacy rate is 81.19% in Chandigarh.
The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Chandigarh is 818 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Chandigarh is at 880 which is lower than 918 of India.
In Chandigarh 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.
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.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||871||880|
List of districts of Chandigarh with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Chandigarh is divided into 1 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions.
Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Chandigarh sorted by population.