Uttarakhand Assembly

Uttarakhand Population 2020: Gender Ratio, Census 2021, Literacy Rate

Recently as per Uttarakhand census data, 82.89% houses are owned while 12.39% were rented. In all, 66.74% couples in Uttarakhand lived in single family. It is separated into two divisions, Garhwal and Kumaon, with an entirety of 13 districts. The capital of the state is Dehradun, the biggest city out here. Archaeological evidences bolster the presence of individuals in the zone since old times.

The local people of the state are referred to as Uttarakhand and often especially either Garhwali or Kumaoni depending upon their place of origin. As per the census of the year 2011, the state of Uttrakhand had 5,137,773 males and 4,948,519 females.

Uttarakhand Assembly
Uttarakhand Assembly

Uttarakhand Population 2020 (Projected)

As per the projected prediction, the population of Uttarakhand in 2020 will be 1.17 Crore.

Uttarakhand Census 2011 Figures and Numbers

Approximate Population 1.01 Crores 84.89 Lakh
Actual Population 10,086,292 8,489,349
Male 5,137,773 4,325,924
Female 4,948,519 4,163,425
Population Growth 18.81% 19.20%
Percantage of total Population 0.83% 0.83%
Sex Ratio 963 962
Child Sex Ratio 890 908

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Density/km2 189 159
Density/mi2 488 411
Area(Km2) 53,483 53,483
Area mi2 20,650 20,650
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 1,355,814 1,360,032
Male Population (0-6 Age) 717,199 712,949
Female Population (0-6 Age) 638,615 647,083
Literacy 78.82 % 71.62 %
Male Literacy 87.40 % 83.28 %
Female Literacy 70.01 % 59.63 %
Total Literate 6,880,953 5,105,782
Male Literate 3,863,708 3,008,875
Female Literate 3,017,245 2,096,907

Uttarakhand Population by Religion in 2011 – Religious Data

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 8,368,636 82.97 %
Muslim 1,406,825 13.95 %
Sikh 236,340 2.34 %
Christian 37,781 0.37 %
Buddhist 14,926 0.15 %
Not Available 11,608 0.12 %
Jain 9,183 0.09 %
Other Religion 993 0.01 %

Uttarakhand Urban and Rural Population in 2011

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 69.77 % 30.23 %
Total Population 7,036,954 3,049,338
Male Population 3,519,042 1,618,731
Female Population 3,517,912 1,430,607
Population Growth 11.52 % 39.94 %
Sex Ratio 1000 884
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 899 868
Child Population (0-6) 990,776 365,038
Child Percentage (0-6) 14.08 % 11.97 %
Literates 4,614,050 2,266,903
Average Literacy 76.31 % 84.45 %
Male Literacy 86.62 % 89.05 %
Female Literacy 66.16 % 68.96 %

Uttarakhand Big Cities and Metropolitan Regions Population in 2011

Big Cities Population Male Female
Dehradun (Municipal Corporation) 569,578 298,638 270,940
Hardwar (Nagar Palika Parishad) 228,832 122,007 106,825
Haldwani and Kathgodam (Nagar Palika Parishad) 156,078 81,955 74,123
Rudrapur (Nagar Palika Parishad) 140,857 74,040 66,817
Kashipur (Nagar Palika Parishad) 121,623 63,609 58,014
Roorkee (Nagar Palika Parishad) 118,200 63,434 54,766

Metropolitan Regions

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Dehradun 706,124 372,362 333,762

Uttarakhand Literacy Rate in 2011 – Education in Uttarakhand

  • 2011: Literacy rate in Uttarakhand was 78.82% as per 2011 population census. Male 87.40%, Female 70.01%
  • 2001: Literacy rate in Uttarakhand was 71.62% as per 2001 population census. Male 83.28%, Female 59.63%

Uttarakhand Population Density in 2011

  • 2011: Total area of Uttarakhand is 53,483 sq. km. Density of Uttarakhand is 189 per sq km
  • 2001: Density of Uttarakhand was 159 per sq km

Uttarakhand Gender Ratio (Male Female Sex Ratio)

  • 2011: Sex Ratio in Uttarakhand was, Female 963 / 1000 male
  • 2001: Sex Ratio in Uttarakhand was, Female 962 / 1000 male

Uttarakhand Population (Projected from 2012-2021)

Year Projected Population
2011 10,086,292 1.01 Crore
2012 10,268,077 1.03 Crore
2013 10,449,437 1.04 Crore
2014 10,630,310 1.06 Crore
2015 10,810,632 1.08 Crore
2016 10,990,347 1.10 Crore
2017 11,169,394 1.12 Crore
2018 11,347,719 1.13 Crore
2019 11,525,268 1.15 Crore
2020 11,701,989 1.17 Crore
2021 11,877,830 1.19 Crore

Article first published on December 29, 2019.

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