As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Himachal Pradesh is 68.6 Lacs. Thus the population of Himachal Pradesh forms 0.57 percent of India in 2011. Himachal Pradesh has total population of 6,864,602 in which males were 3,481,873 while females were 3,382,729.
Total area of Himachal Pradesh is 55,673 square km. Thus the population Density of Himachal Pradesh is 123 per square km which is lower than national average 382 per square km.
The total literacy rate of Himachal Pradesh is 82.8% which is greater than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 89.53% and the female literacy rate is 75.93% in Himachal Pradesh.
The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Himachal Pradesh is 972 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Himachal Pradesh is at 909 which is lower than 918 of India.
In Himachal Pradesh out of total population, 3,559,422 were engaged in work activities. 57.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,559,422 workers engaged in Main Work, 919,786 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 68,668 were Agricultural labourer.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Himachal Pradesh, 10.03% people lived in urban regions while 89.97% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 688,552 out of which 371,528 were males while remaining 317,024 were females. In rural areas of Himachal Pradesh, male population was 3,110,345 while female population was 3,065,705.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Himachal Pradesh was 853 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Himachal Pradesh was 881 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Himachal Pradesh were 65,076 which is 9.45% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Himachal Pradesh was 986 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Himachal Pradesh was 912 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh for urban regions was 91.1 percent in which males were 93.42% literate while female literacy stood at 88.37%. The total literate population of Himachal Pradesh was 5,039,736. Similarly in rural areas of Himachal Pradesh, the average literacy rate was 81.85 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 89.05% and 74.62% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Himachal Pradesh were 4,471,736.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||912||881|
List of districts of Himachal Pradesh with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Himachal Pradesh is divided into 12 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions. Kangra is the largest district of Himachal Pradesh by population, while the least populated district of Himachal Pradesh is Lahul & Spiti.
Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Himachal Pradesh sorted by population.
|12||Lahul & Spiti||Tehsils||31,564||76.81%||903|