Chandigarh Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Chandigarh in 2021
1,158,040
Estimated population of males in 2021
637,103
Estimated population of males in 2021
520,937

Population as per 2011 census

Population 1,055,450
Male Population 580,663
Female Population 474,787
Area (km2) 114
Density/km2 9,258
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 818
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 880
Literates 805,438
Male Literates 465,346
Female Literates 340,092
Average Literacy 86.05%
Male Literacy 89.99%
Female Literacy 81.19%
Child Population (0-6 Age) 119,434
Boys Population (0-6 Age) 63,536
Girls Population (0-6 Age) 55,898
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.32%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.94%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.77%

Chandigarh Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindu
852,574
80.78%
935,444
Muslims
51,447
4.87%
56,448
Christian
8,720
0.83%
9,568
Sikh
138,329
13.11%
151,775
Buddhist
1,160
0.11%
1,273
Jain
1,960
0.19%
2,151
Not Stated
1,014
0.10%
1,113
Others
246
0.02%
270
Total
1,055,450
100.00%
1,158,040

City/Metros in Chandigarh District

City Name Population in 2011
Estimated Population in 2021
Chandigarh (Municipal Corporation) 961,587
1,055,053