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Haryana Population

Many believe the word "Hari" in Haryana is the name of Hindu god Vishnu and ayana is home in Sanskrit language, meaning "the Abode of God". Haryana State is located in the northern part of India. It is bordered by Punjab in the north and north-west, Rajasthan to the south and south-west, Uttar Pradesh to the east, and surrounds Indian Capital Delhi on three sides via north, west and south. Haryana population in 2020 is estimated to be 28 Million (2.8 Crores), According to Unique Identification Aadhar India, updated 31, May 2020, by mid of year 2020 the projected population is 28,204,692. Chandigarh is the state shared capital for Haryana and Punjab. As per Niti Aayog 2016 report, Total Fertility Rate is 2.3 equivalent to India's average TFR of 2.3
Haryana Population
Haryanvi people gather for a mahila choupal in Bibipur, Haryana

Census yearPersonsAbsolutePercentageMalesFemales
19014,623,064--2,476,3902,146,674
19114,174,677-448,387-9.72,274,9091,899,768
19214,255,89281,2151.952,307,9851,947,907
19314,559,917304,0257.142,473,2282,086,689
19415,272,829712,91215.632,821,7832,451,046
19515,673,597400,7687.63,031,6122,641,985
19617,590,5241,916,92733.794,062,7873,527,737
197110,036,4312,445,90732.225,377,0444,659,387
198112,922,1192,885,68828.756,909,6796,012,440
199116,463,6483,541,52927.418,827,4747,636,174
200121,144,5644,680,91628.4311,363,9539,780,611
201125,351,4624,206,89819.913,494,73411,856,728
Source: A-2 Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901


Population Pyramid

Source: 2011 Census: Population In Five Year Age-Group


Haryana Population by Religion

Haryana is one of the oldest and ancient civilizations of India. Religion wise majority of the Haryana state population are Hindus. Hinduism constitutes 87%, followed by Muslim population with 7%, followed by Sikhs with 5%. Christians, Buddhists and Jains are less than 1%. Haryanvi men wear dhoti and kurta in white with a pagri, is a turban or a headgear for the men while women wear ghagras and lehengas as a traditional dress.

Haryana Traditional Dress for Women
ReligionPersonsPercentageMalesFemales
Hindu22,171,12887.4611,821,08210,350,046
Muslim1,781,3427.03940,027841,315
Christian50,3530.2026,16524,188
Sikh1,243,7524.91653,468590,284
Buddhist7,5140.034,0993,415
Jain52,6130.2127,35825,255
Others2,5480.011,1111,437
Not Stated42,2120.1721,42420,788
Source: Details of Religion In Main Table C-1- 2011 (India & States/UTs)


Languages spoken in Haryana

Hindi which is Haryanvi dialect is the popular and widely spoken through out the state. 88% of the Haryana state population speak Haryanvi, followed by punjabi with 9.5%. Other languages like Urdu, Bengali, Lahnda, Maithili, Nepali etc., represent less than 1% of the total population and the migrated people to Haryana.

LanguagesPersonsPercentageRuralUrban
Hindi22,322,15788.050814,446,6557,875,502
Punjabi2,400,8839.47041,665,810735,073
Urdu374,3531.4767328,07046,283
Bengali70,9480.279914,23956,709
Lahnda29,8920.117920,4789,414
Maithili25,6850.10137,56718,118
Nepali19,9140.07866,21713,697
Odia14,8350.05853,10811,727
Malayalam14,5180.05731,26113,257
Marathi12,8060.05052,12910,677
Tamil12,6580.04991,31511,343
Telugu9,8310.03881,3098,522
Gujarati7,5190.02971,1796,340
Kashmiri6,2250.02462795,946
Assamese4,2040.01661,6662,538
Kannada3,1720.01252992,873
Dogri3,1290.01231,3801,749
Source: 2011 Census: Language and Mother Tongue


Disability

Type of disabilityTotal PersonsCultivatorsAgriculture laborHHIOther workers
Total disabled population170,60043,74032,7706,39787,693
In Seeing25,6307,2155,12094012,355
In Hearing39,1789,5386,8281,89720,915
In Speech6,7272,1701,1232253,209
In Movement39,5349,7706,7151,32421,725
Mental Retardation5,5241,7271,2971762,324
Mental Illness2,799950625851,139
Any Other44,86210,5799,7761,48623,021
Multiple disability6,3461,7911,2862643,005
Source: 2011 Census: Distribution of Disabled(India & States/UTs)


District wise population in Haryana

Haryana state is divided into 22 districts. Charkhi Dadri is the new district formed in December 2016 with a population of 502,276. Hisar is the largest district with 3,983 sq km, while Faridabad is the highest population of around 2 million and smallest district of the state with 792 sq km. Below is the Haryana district wise population as per Census 2011 and 2020 projection.

DistrictPopulation(2020 est.)Population(2011)Percentage
Panchkula639,874561,2932.21
Ambala1,286,3191,128,3504.45
Yamunanagar1,384,1941,214,2054.79
Kurukshetra1,099,707964,6553.81
Kaithal1,224,7071,074,3044.24
Karnal1,716,0691,505,3245.94
Panipat1,374,1981,205,4374.75
Sonipat1,653,0011,450,0015.72
Jind1,520,9331,334,1525.26
Fatehabad1,073,893942,0113.72
Sirsa1,476,5151,295,1895.11
Hisar1,988,0811,743,9316.88
Bhiwani1,863,2671,634,4456.45
Rohtak1,209,7731,061,2044.19
Jhajjar1,092,582958,4053.78
Mahendragarh1,051,180922,0883.64
Rewari1,026,378900,3323.55
Gurgaon1,726,4521,514,4325.97
Mewat 1,241,7601,089,2634.30
Faridabad2,063,0961,809,7337.14
Palwal 1,188,6871,042,7084.11
Source: 2011 Census: Population Data on District/Sub-Dist Level

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References

1. http://censusindia.gov.in/
2. https://uidai.gov.in/images/state-wise-aadhaar-saturation.pdf
3. https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/sp.dyn.cdrt.in

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