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Population of Chandigarh

Census (1901-2011)
YearPopulationDecadal Growth (%) Change in Growth (%)
1901 21,967 --
1911 18,437 -16.07-
1921 18,133 -1.65 14.42
1931 19,783 9.10 10.75
1941 22,574 14.11 5.01
1951 24,261 7.47 -6.64
1961 119,881 394.13 386.66
1971 257,251 114.59 -279.54
1981 451,610 75.55 -39.04
1991 642,015 42.16 -33.39
2001 900,635 40.28 -1.88
2011 1,055,450 17.19 -23.09
Population in 5 year Age Group (2011)
Age groupTotalRural Urban
PersonsShare (%)PersonsShare (%) PersonsShare (%)
00-04 81,854 7.76 3,021 10.42 78,833 7.68
05-09 91,194 8.64 2,921 10.08 88,273 8.60
10-14 93,464 8.86 2,537 8.75 90,927 8.86
15-19 104,418 9.89 2,765 9.54 101,653 9.90
20-24 121,244 11.49 3,593 12.39 117,651 11.46
25-29 110,237 10.44 3,806 13.13 106,431 10.37
30-34 90,803 8.60 3,101 10.70 87,702 8.54
35-39 83,672 7.93 2,321 8.01 81,351 7.93
40-44 68,921 6.53 1,547 5.34 67,374 6.56
45-49 60,352 5.72 1,049 3.62 59,303 5.78
50-54 46,942 4.45 723 2.49 46,219 4.50
55-59 34,925 3.31 503 1.74 34,422 3.35
60-64 25,801 2.44 481 1.66 25,320 2.47
65-69 15,839 1.50 255 0.88 15,584 1.52
70-74 11,385 1.08 181 0.62 11,204 1.09
75-79 6,422 0.61 75 0.26 6,347 0.62
80+ 7,631 0.72 106 0.37 7,525 0.73
Age not stated 346 0.03 6 0.02 340 0.03
Total 1,055,450 28,991 1,026,459