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Uttarakhand Population

Uttarakhand is the state in northern part of India, borders Himachal Pradesh to the northwest, Haryana to the west, Nepal and Himalayas to the east, Uttar Pradesh to the south. Uttarakhand population in 2020 is estimated to be 11 Million (1.1 Crores), According to Unique Identification Aadhar India, updated 31, May 2020, by mid of year 2020 the projected population is 11,250,858. 'Uttara' means north, 'Khand' means region or land, often referred as 'Devaboomi' means land of gods. Uttarakhand state was formed in the year 2000, was carved from the Himalayan districts of Uttar Pradesh.

Census yearPersonsAbsolutePercentageMalesFemales
19011,979,866--1,032,166947,700
19112,142,258162,3928.21,123,1651,019,093
19212,115,984-26,274-1.231,104,5861,011,398
19312,301,019185,0358.741,202,5941,098,425
19412,614,540313,52113.631,371,2331,243,307
19512,945,929331,38912.671,518,8441,427,085
19613,610,938665,00922.571,854,2691,756,669
19714,492,724881,78624.422,315,4532,177,271
19815,725,9721,233,24827.452,957,8472,768,125
19917,050,6341,324,66223.133,640,8953,409,739
20018,489,3491,438,71520.414,325,9244,163,425
201110,086,2921,596,94318.815,137,7734,948,519
Source: A-2 Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901


Population Pyramid

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


Uttarakhand Population by Religion

Uttarakhand population religion wise, Hindu is the major religion with 83% of the total population, followed by Muslims with 14%. Sikhism is 2.34%, Jain, Christian and Buddhists are 1% in total.

ReligionPersonsPercentageMalesFemales
Hindu8,368,63682.974,234,3844,134,252
Muslim1,406,82513.95740,057666,768
Christian37,7810.3719,43918,342
Sikh236,3402.34123,579112,761
Buddhist14,9260.158,9106,016
Jain9,1830.094,7474,436
Others9930.01504489
Not Stated11,6080.126,1535,455
Source: Details of Religion In Main Table C-1- 2011 (India & States/UTs)


Ethnic groups

TribesPopulation as per Census 2011
All Scheduled Tribes291,903
Bhotia39,106
Buksa54,037
Jannsari88,664
Raji690
Tharu91,342
Generic Tribes etc.18,064


Languages spoken in Uttarakhand

The official language of Uttarakhand is Hindi, and it is widely spoken language with 90% of the population. The other major languages which are included in dialects in Hindi are Garhwali which is spoken by 23%, Kumaoni with 20% and Jaunsari with 1.3% of the state population. Other languages are Bengali, Maithili, Urdu are around 1% and Punjabi with 2.6% speakers.

LanguagesPersonsPercentageRuralUrban
Hindi8,992,11489.15186,386,6872,605,427
Urdu425,7524.2211186,893238,859
Punjabi263,3102.6106181,38981,921
Bengali150,9331.4964101,87949,054
Nepali106,3991.054971,33535,064
Maithili54,5530.540949,6244,929
Tibetan10,1620.10085,1195,043
Khandeshi9,4700.09399,4691
Bhotia9,2870.09216,3292,958
Nissi/Dafla7,5530.07497,51637
Marathi6,0280.05981,9794,049
Halam6,0010.05954,9281,073
Dogri4,9250.04883,3121,613
Gujarati3,9210.03891,9821,939
Odia3,6300.03601,2512,379
Telugu3,1850.03169522,233
Malayalam3,1680.03141,0012,167
Sindhi2,8630.02841,903960
Tamil2,5840.02566241,960
Bhili2,0010.01981,94556
Source: 2011 Census: Language and Mother Tongue


Disability

Below is the disable people stats of Uttarakhand state.

Type of disabilityTotal PersonsCultivatorsAgriculture laborHHIOther workers
Total disabled population64,88827,6887,1252,47327,602
In Seeing10,5795,1641,1483393,928
In Hearing15,7386,5011,5525247,161
In Speech4,8412,2125151601,954
In Movement13,4595,0621,4445156,438
Mental Retardation2,3941,23934154760
Mental Illness1,26072416431341
Any Other12,4694,5981,5157365,620
Multiple disability4,1482,1884461141,400
Source: 2011 Census: Distribution of Disabled(India & States/UTs)


District wise population in Uttarakhand

The people of Uttarakhand are generally called Uttarakhandi and sometimes specifically either Garhwali or Kumaoni if the natives from Garhwal or Kumaon region. Below is the Uttarakhand district wise population as per Census 2011 and 2020 projection. Haridwar is the most populous district with 2 million people, followed by Dehradun with 1.7 million, Udham Singh Nagar with 1.65 million. Chamoli is the largest district in terms of area with 8,030 sq km, followed by Uttarkashi with 8,016 sq km, Pithoragarh with 7100 sq km. Champawat is the smallest district by area with 1,781 sq km.

DistrictPopulation(2020 est.)Population(2011)Percentage
Uttarkashi376,298330,0863.27
Chamoli446,430391,6053.88
Rudraprayag276,205242,2852.40
Tehri Garhwal705,581618,9316.14
Dehradun1,934,2311,696,69416.82
Garhwal783,489687,2716.81
Pithoragarh551,120483,4394.79
Bageshwar296,284259,8982.58
Almora 709,657622,5066.17
Champawat295,999259,6482.57
Nainital1,088,250954,6059.46
Udham Singh Nagar1,879,7481,648,90216.35
Hardwar2,155,0811,890,42218.74
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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