Know the current (2021) population of Chandigarh and also the population according to the 2011 census.

Chandigarh Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Chandigarh in 2021
1,158,040
Estimated population of males in 2021
636,986
Estimated population of females in 2021
521,054

Population as per 2011 census

Population
1,055,450
Male Population
580,556
Female Population
474,894
% of Male' Population
55.01%
% of Female' Population
44.99%
% of India' Population
0.09%
Sex Ratio
818
Child Sex Ratio
880
Density/km2
9,258
Density/mi2
23,988
Area (km2)
114
Area (mi2)
44
Child Population (0-6 Age)
119,434
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
63,536
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
55,898
Literacy
86.05%
Male Literacy
90.01%
Female Literacy
81.17%
Total Literates
805,438
Male Literates
465,346
Female Literates
340,092
Population Rural
28,991
Population Rural Percentage
2.75%
Population Urban
1,026,459
Population Urban Percentage
97.25%

Chandigarh Religious Data

Description
Population in 2020
Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindus
852,574
80.78%
935,444
Muslims
51,447
4.87%
56,448
Christians
8,720
0.83%
9,568
Sikhs
138,329
13.11%
151,775
Buddhists
1,160
0.11%
1,273
Jains
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

Chandigarh Population Facts

Description Districts As per 2011 census
Most Populous District Chandigarh
1,055,450
Least Populous District Chandigarh
1,055,450
District with Highest Sex Ratio Chandigarh
818
District with Lowest Sex Ratio Chandigarh
818
District with Highest Literacy Rate Chandigarh
86.05%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Chandigarh
86.05%
District with Highest Population Density Chandigarh
9,258
District with Lowest Population Density Chandigarh
9,258

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Chandigarh
1,055,450
1,158,040

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Chandigarh
961,587
1,055,053