Chandigarh District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Chandigarh) - Census 2011
Chandigarh district of Chandigarh has a 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 a total 241,173 families residing in Chandigarh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Chandigarh district is 818.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 97.3% people live in Urban areas while 2.7% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.2% while that in 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.
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.
|Children (Age 0-6)||119,434||63,536||55,898|
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.
Religion-wise Population - Chandigarh district
|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.
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 urban population was 1,026,459 out of which 563,513 were males while the remaining 462,946 were females. In rural areas of Chandigarh, male population was 17,150 while the 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 the 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|
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 labourers.
Nearby Districts from Chandigarh
Below are the list of Districts near Chandigarh district in Chandigarh.