Situated in the Western Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh is a state located in Northern part of India. Explore information about population, sex ratio and literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh.
Population of Himachal Pradesh (2021)
|Current Population of Himachal Pradesh in 2021||7,781,244 (7.7 million)|
|Total Number of Males||3,946,646 (2021)|
|Total Females in Himachal Pradesh||3,834,598 (2021)|
|Sex Ratio in Himachal Pradesh||972 females per 1,000 males|
Population of Himachal Pradesh - Located in Northern India, Himachal Pradesh is truly a nature's paradise as the state is home to some of the best hill stations in India. With 90% of its population living in rural area, Himachal Pradesh is the least urbanized state in India. According to recent estimates, total population of Himachal Pradesh is estimated to be 7,781,244. Agriculture and tourism are main sources of income in Himachal Pradesh. The state has recorded a growth of 12.81% in population in the last decade. Himachal Pradesh has one of the lowest total fertility rate (TFR) of 1.8 per woman in India. Literacy rate in the state is recorded at 83.78% which is compared to be good in India. There are 974 females available for every 1000 males in the state. Kangra district with a population of 1.5 million tops the chart followed by districts of Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Sirmaur, Una, Chamba, Hamirpur, Kullu, Bilaspur, Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti. Growth of Population in Himachal Pradesh is descent as compared to other states of India.
Current Population of Himachal Pradesh (2021)
The state of Himachal Pradesh is currently home to 7,781,244 (7.7 million) people in India. With a decent annual growth in population, Himachal Pradesh adds below 1 lakh people every year in its total population. The state population was projected to be 7,663,167 and 7,571,579 in year 2020 and 2019.
Population of Himachal Pradesh in 2013
With a growth of 1.2% population in year 2013, Himachal Pradesh total count of people stands at 7,033,158. Population of Himachal Pradesh in 2013 is estimated to be 7 million.
Population of Himachal Pradesh in 2012
According to recent Census of India 2011, Population of Himachal Pradesh was 6,856,509. These further include 3,473,892 males and 3,382,617 females in the state. Population of Himachal Pradesh is growing at a descent rate as compared to growth in other states of India. The state added another 87,763 people in the year 2012. Total Population of Himachal Pradesh is estimated to be 6,944,272 in 2012.
Literacy Rate in Himachal Pradesh
The state of Himachal Pradesh offers best of education facilities to students at various levels. There are several education programs started by the government which has resulted in high level of education standards in the state. Overall literacy rate in Himachal at 83.8% is considered to be good and above national literacy rate of 74%. Colleges and Universities in Himachal Pradesh offer quality education programs to students both at graduation and post graduation levels. Education rate in state of Himachal Pradesh has witnessed an upward movement in the last 20 years.
Sex Ratio in Himachal Pradesh
The hilly state of Himachal Pradesh has a descent sex ratio of 974. According to Census of India 2011, there are 974 females available for every 1000 males in Himachal Pradesh. This ratio is much better than national sex ratio of 940 females for 1000 males in India.
District wise Population of Himachal Pradesh
|Name||Population||Growth Rate 2001-2011||Density (per Sq. Km)||Sex Ratio|
|Lahul & Spiti||31,528||16,455||15,073||-5.10||2||2||802||916|
Growth of Population in Himachal Pradesh
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|source:Census of India|