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

Nagaland Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Nagaland in 2021
2,073,074
Estimated population of males in 2021
1,073,576
Estimated population of females in 2021
999,499

Population as per 2011 census

Population
1,978,502
Male Population
1,024,600
Female Population
953,902
% of Male' Population
51.79%
% of Female' Population
48.21%
% of India' Population
0.16%
Sex Ratio
931
Child Sex Ratio
943
Density/km2
119
Density/mi2
309
Area (km2)
16,579
Area (mi2)
6,401
Child Population (0-6 Age)
291,071
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
149,785
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
141,286
Literacy
79.55%
Male Literacy
82.76%
Female Literacy
76.11%
Total Literates
1,342,434
Male Literates
723,957
Female Literates
618,477
Population Rural
1,407,536
Population Rural Percentage
71.14%
Population Urban
570,966
Population Urban Percentage
28.86%

Nagaland Religious Data

Description
Population in 2020
Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindus
173,054
8.75%
181,326
Muslims
48,963
2.47%
51,303
Christians
1,739,651
87.93%
1,822,806
Sikhs
1,890
0.10%
1,980
Buddhists
6,759
0.34%
7,082
Jains
2,655
0.13%
2,782
Not Stated
2,316
0.12%
2,427
Others
3,214
0.16%
3,368
Total
1,978,502
100.00%
2,073,074

Nagaland Population Facts

Description Districts As per 2011 census
Most Populous District Dimapur
378,811
Least Populous District Longleng
50,484
District with Highest Sex Ratio Zunheboto
976
District with Lowest Sex Ratio Mon
899
District with Highest Literacy Rate Mokokchung
91.62%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Mon
56.99%
District with Highest Population Density Dimapur
410
District with Lowest Population Density Peren
55

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Dimapur
378,811
396,918
2. Kiphire
74,004
77,541
3. Kohima
267,988
280,798
4. Longleng
50,484
52,897
5. Mokokchung
194,622
203,925
6. Mon
250,260
262,222
7. Peren
95,219
99,770
8. Phek
163,418
171,229
9. Tuensang
196,596
205,993
10. Wokha
166,343
174,294
11. Zunheboto
140,757
147,485

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Dimapur
122,834
128,705