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

Delhi Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Delhi in 2021
19,301,096
Estimated population of males in 2021
10,332,492
Estimated population of females in 2021
8,968,603

Population as per 2011 census

Population
16,787,941
Male Population
8,987,120
Female Population
7,800,821
% of Male' Population
53.53%
% of Female' Population
46.47%
% of India' Population
1.39%
Sex Ratio
868
Child Sex Ratio
871
Density/km2
11,320
Density/mi2
29,298
Area (km2)
1,483
Area (mi2)
573
Child Population (0-6 Age)
2,012,454
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
1,075,440
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
937,014
Literacy
86.21%
Male Literacy
90.94%
Female Literacy
80.76%
Total Literates
12,737,767
Male Literates
7,194,856
Female Literates
5,542,911
Population Rural
419,042
Population Rural Percentage
2.50%
Population Urban
16,368,899
Population Urban Percentage
97.50%

Delhi Religious Data

Description
Population in 2020
Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindus
13,712,100
81.68%
15,764,801
Muslims
2,158,684
12.86%
2,481,839
Christians
146,093
0.87%
167,963
Sikhs
570,581
3.40%
655,997
Buddhists
18,449
0.11%
21,211
Jains
166,231
0.99%
191,116
Not Stated
13,606
0.08%
15,643
Others
2,197
0.01%
2,526
Total
16,787,941
100.00%
19,301,096

Delhi Population Facts

Description Districts As per 2011 census
Most Populous District North West Delhi
3,656,539
Least Populous District New Delhi
142,004
District with Highest Sex Ratio Central Delhi
892
District with Lowest Sex Ratio New Delhi
822
District with Highest Literacy Rate East Delhi
89.31%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate North East Delhi
83.09%
District with Highest Population Density North East Delhi
36,155
District with Lowest Population Density New Delhi
4,057

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Central Delhi
582,320
669,493
2. East Delhi
1,709,346
1,965,235
3. New Delhi
142,004
163,262
4. North Delhi
887,978
1,020,908
5. North East Delhi
2,241,624
2,577,195
6. North West Delhi
3,656,539
4,203,923
7. South Delhi
2,731,929
3,140,899
8. South West Delhi
2,292,958
2,636,214
9. West Delhi
2,543,243
2,923,966

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Bhalswa Jahangir Pur
197,148
226,661
2. Burari
146,190
168,075
3. Dallo Pura
154,791
177,963
4. Delhi
11,034,555
12,686,428
5. Delhi Cantonment
110,351
126,871
6. Deoli
169,122
194,440
7. Gokal Pur
121,870
140,114
8. Hastsal
176,877
203,355
9. Karawal Nagar
224,281
257,856
10. Kirari Suleman Nagar
283,211
325,608
11. Mandoli
120,417
138,443
12. Mustafabad
127,167
146,204
13. Nangloi Jat
205,596
236,374
14. NDMC
257,803
296,396
15. Sultan Pur Majra
181,554
208,733