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Delhi Population 2021 Census: Delhi officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India. The National Capital Territory of Delhi is stretched over an area of 1483 sq km. As far as the location of Delhi is concerned, it stands in the middle of the Indian sub-continent, between the Himalayas and Aravallis range. Delhi has located approximately 28.64 latitudes and 77.22 longitudes and 213 to 305 m above the sea level. It is around 33 miles and 30 miles broad.Delhi Population 2021

It is bordered by the state of Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. The location of Delhi is such that a major part of the city falls on the western side of the Yamuna River.

Delhi’s urban area is now considered to extend beyond the NCT boundaries, and include the neighboring satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon, and Noida in an area now called National Capital Region (NCR).

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Delhi/National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi’s Capital  as per 2021 Census

National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi is the official name for Delhi. And, New Delhi (only one district of NCT of Delhi comprising of the Lutyen’s Area) is the capital of both NCT of Delhi as well as India.

Delhi Population data according to 2021 Census

The total population of Delhi (NCT) as per the 2021 census of India is — inhabitants. Of which male and female are —– and —- respectively. In 2011, total population was 6.11 Crores. The population growth rate of *** has been recorded during the decade 1911-2021 in the Delhi (NCT), while in the previous decade it was 15.60 percent. The population of Delhi (NCT)(2021 census) forms — percent of India in 2021. In 2011, the figure was 5.05 percent.

Population Trend of Delhi (NCT) from 1901 to 2021

YearPopulationDecadal Growth (%)Change in Growth (%)
2021   
201116,787,94121.21-25.81
200113,850,50747.02-4.43
19919,420,64451.45-1.55
19816,220,40653.000.07
19714,065,69852.930.49
19612,658,61252.44-37.56
19511,744,07290.0045.73
1941917,93944.2714.01
1931636,24630.2612.23
1921488,45218.0316.05
1911413,8511.98
1901405,819

Delhi (NCT) Census 2021 Data (To be Update soon)

Description20112001
Approximate Population1.68 Crores1.39 Crore
Actual Population16,787,94113,850,507
Male8,987,3267,607,234
Female7,800,6156,243,273
Population Growth21.21%46.31%
Percentage of Total Population1.39%1.35%
Sex Ratio868821
Child Sex Ratio871868
Density/km211,3209,340
Density/mi229,29824,172
Area(Km2)1,4831,483
Area mi2573573
Total Child Population (0-6 Age)2,012,4542,016,849
Male Population (0-6 Age)1,075,4401,079,618
Female Population (0-6 Age)937,014937,231
Literacy86.21 %81.67 %
Male Literacy90.94 %87.33 %
Female Literacy80.76 %74.71 %
Total Literate12,737,7679,664,764
Male Literate7,194,8565,700,847
Female Literate5,542,9113,963,917

Delhi (NCT) Projected Population 2022 to 2030

What is the population of Delhi (NCT) in 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, 2029, 2030? It’s should be a Projected report. The last census of Delhi (NCT) was done in 2021 and next would be in 2031. But we can do projection of future Delhi (NCT) Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

YearProjected Population
2022 *****3.12 Crore
2023 3.17 Crore
2024 3.23 Crore
2025 3.28 Crore
2026 3.34 Crore
2027 3.39 Crore
2028 3.44 Crore
2029 3.50 Crore
2030 3.55 Crore

Delhi (NCT) official Languages 2021

Hindi is the official language of Delhi. As the city is dominated by the Hindu population, the majority of the people speak in Hindi. However, the language is split up into several interesting dialects, which are popular among the people.

Delhi (NCT) Literacy Rate 2021

As per the 2021 Census of data Total literates in Delhi (NCT) stands at  **** of which males were **** and females were ***. The literacy rate in Delhi (NCT) has seen an upward trend. In 2011 population census literacy rate in Delhi (NCT) stood was at 86.21 percent, where the male literacy rate was at 90.94 percent while female literacy was at 80.76 percent respectively. In 2011 census actual numbers of total literates in Delhi (NCT) stands at 12,737,767 of which males were 7,194,856 and females were 5,542,911.

Delhi (NCT) Population Density 2021

The total area of Delhi (NCT) is 1,483 sq. km. As per 2021 census data Density of Delhi (NCT) is *** per sq km which is higher than national average *** per sq km. In 2011, the density of Delhi (NCT) was 11,320 per sq km, while the national average in 2011 was 382 per sq km.

Delhi (NCT) Sex Ratio 2021

Sex Ratio in Delhi (NCT) is *** i.e. for each 1000 male, as per census 2021. In 2011, the sex ratio of female was 868 per 1000 males in Delhi (NCT).

Delhi (NCT) Religious Data 2021 Census

According to the 2021 census, Hindu is the most popular religion in Delhi (NCT) with *** % of the state population following the same. Muslim is the second most popular religion in Delhi (NCT) state with *** % following it. In Delhi (NCT) state, Sikh is followed by *** %, Buddhist by *** %, Sikhism by *** % and Jain by *** %. Around *** % stated ‘Other Religion’, approximately ** % stated ‘No Particular Religion’.

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Hindu51,317,47284.00 %
Muslim7,893,06512.92 %
Christian1,142,6471.87 %
Jain440,2800.72 %
Not Available166,0870.27 %
Buddhist95,7100.16 %
Sikh28,7730.05 %
Other Religion11,2630.02 %

Delhi (NCT) Urban Population 2021

Out of total population of Delhi (NCT), 29.6% of urban population with 14,610,410 (***) inhabitants. The total figure of the population living in urban areas is **** of which *** are males and while remaining *** are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by *** percent. As per the 2021 census of India data.

As per the 2021 census, the Sex Ratio in urban regions of Delhi (NCT) is *** females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for the urban region stood at *** girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Delhi (NCT) were ***. Of the total population in an urban region, *** % were children (0-6).

As per the 2021 census, the Average Literacy rate in Delhi (NCT) for Urban regions is *** percent in which males were ***% literate while female literacy stood at ***%. Total literates in urban region of Delhi (NCT) were ***.

Delhi (NCT) Rural Population 2021

Out of the total population of Delhi (NCT), % (***) of the Rural population with (***) inhabitants. The total figure of the population living in rural areas is **** of which *** are males and while remaining *** are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by *** percent. As per the 2021 census of India data.

As per the 2021 census, the Sex Ratio in Rural regions of Delhi (NCT) is *** females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for Rural region stood at *** girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in rural areas of Delhi (NCT) were ***. Of the total population in the Rural region, *** % were children (0-6).

As per the 2021 census, the Average Literacy rate in Delhi (NCT) for Rural regions was *** percent in which males were ***% literate while female literacy stood at ***%. Total literates in the Rural region of Delhi (NCT) were ***.

Delhi (NCT) Urban/Rural Population data table 2021 Census report (Update soon)

DescriptionRuralUrban
Population (%)2.50 %97.50 %
Total Population419,04216,368,899
Male Population226,3218,761,005
Female Population192,7217,607,894
Population Growth-55.64 %26.83 %
Sex Ratio852868
Child Sex Ratio (0-6)814873
Child Population (0-6)56,7161,955,738
Child Percentage (0-6)13.53 %11.95 %
Literates296,60012,441,167
Average Literacy81.86 %86.32 %
Male Literacy89.37 %90.98 %
Female Literacy60.87 %69.06 %

Delhi (NCT) District Population 2021 census of India

Top Ten Biggest City of Delhi (NCT) 2021 Census

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Delhi (NCT) City Population

The population of all cities and towns in the State of Delhi (NCT) by census years 2021.

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