Hamirpur District Census 2011-2020

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Hamirpur District Census 2011-2020

An official Census 2011 detail of Hamirpur, a district of Himachal Pradesh has been released by the Directorate of Census Operations in Himachal Pradesh. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Hamirpur District of Himachal Pradesh.

In 2011, Hamirpur had a population of 454,768 of which males and females were 217,070 and 237,698 respectively. In the 2001 census, Hamirpur had a population of 412,700 of which males were 196,593 and the remaining 216,107 were females. Hamirpur District population constituted 6.62 percent of the total Maharashtra population. In the 2001 census, this figure for Hamirpur District was at 6.79 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was a change of 10.19 percent in the population compared to the population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Hamirpur District recorded an increase of 11.80 percent to its population compared to 1991.


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Hamirpur district for 2011 is 407 people per sq. km. In 2001, Hamirpur district density was at 369 people per sq. km. Hamirpur district administers 1,118 square kilometers of areas.


The average literacy rate of Hamirpur in 2011 was 88.15 compared to 82.46 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 94.36 and 82.62 respectively. For the 2001 census, the same figures stood at 90.15 and 75.70 in Hamirpur District. Total literate in Hamirpur District were 358,091 of which male and female were 180,555 and 177,536 respectively. In 2001, Hamirpur District had 298,498 in its district.


With regards to Sex Ratio in Hamirpur, it stood at 1095 per 1000 male compared to the 2001 census figure of 1099. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 887 girls per 1000 boys compared to the figure of 850 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Hamirpur. There was a total of 48,548 children under the age of 0-6 against 50,699 of the 2001 census. Of total 48,548 males and females were 25,722 and 22,826 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 887 compared to 850 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.68 percent of Hamirpur District compared to 12.28 percent of 2001. There was a net change of -1.6 percent in this compared to the previous census of India.


In 2011, total of 47 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in the Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh. Total Population of all who lived without a roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 213. This approx 0.05% of the total population of Hamirpur district.


  • Hindu 98.82 %,
  • Muslims 0.82 %,
  • Christian 0.05 %
  • Sikh  0.13 %
  • Buddhist  0.02 %
  • Jain  0.06 %
  • Others 0.00 %
  • Not Stated 0.09 %


Out of the total Hamirpur population for the 2011 census, 6.91 percent lives in urban regions of the district. In total 31,430 people lives in urban areas of which males are 16,322 and females are 15,108. The Sex Ratio in the urban region of Hamirpur district is 926 as per 2011 census data. Similarly, the child sex ratio in Hamirpur district was 907 in the 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 2,923 of which males and females were 1,533 and 1,390. This child population figure of the Hamirpur district is 9.39 % of the total urban population. The average literacy rate in Hamirpur district as per census 2011 is 92.51 % of which males and females are 95.15 % and 89.66 % literates respectively. In actual number 26,372 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 14,072 and 12,300 respectively.

As per the 2011 census, 93.09 % population of Hamirpur districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Hamirpur district population living in rural areas is 423,338 of which males and females are 200,748 and 222,590 respectively. In rural areas of Hamirpur district, the sex ratio is 1109 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Hamirpur district is considered, the figure is 886 girls per 1000 boys. The child population in the age 0-6 is 45,625 in rural areas of which males were 24,189 and females were 21,436. The child population comprises 12.05 % of the total rural population of Hamirpur district. The literacy rate in rural areas of Hamirpur district is 87.82 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 94.29 and 82.14 percent respectively. In total, 331,719 people were literate of which males and females were 166,483 and 165,236 respectively.

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