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Population of Meghalaya

Census (1901-2011)
YearPopulationDecadal Growth (%) Change in Growth (%)
1901 340,524 --
1911 394,005 15.71-
1921 422,403 7.21 -8.50
1931 480,837 13.83 6.62
1941 555,820 15.59 1.76
1951 605,674 8.97 -6.62
1961 769,380 27.03 18.06
1971 1,011,699 31.50 4.47
1981 1,335,819 32.04 0.54
1991 1,774,778 32.86 0.82
2001 2,318,822 30.65 -2.21
2011 2,966,889 27.95 -2.70
Population in 5 year Age Group (2011)
Age groupTotalRural Urban
PersonsShare (%)PersonsShare (%) PersonsShare (%)
00-04 406,154 13.69 351,463 14.82 54,691 9.18
05-09 389,182 13.12 331,758 13.99 57,424 9.64
10-14 382,606 12.90 315,360 13.30 67,246 11.29
15-19 326,188 10.99 254,132 10.72 72,056 12.10
20-24 285,012 9.61 217,643 9.18 67,369 11.31
25-29 251,281 8.47 191,850 8.09 59,431 9.98
30-34 189,657 6.39 142,762 6.02 46,895 7.88
35-39 174,706 5.89 133,054 5.61 41,652 7.00
40-44 145,450 4.90 111,054 4.68 34,396 5.78
45-49 123,115 4.15 94,562 3.99 28,553 4.80
50-54 88,743 2.99 67,679 2.85 21,064 3.54
55-59 60,109 2.03 45,821 1.93 14,288 2.40
60-64 50,708 1.71 39,902 1.68 10,806 1.81
65-69 35,774 1.21 28,783 1.21 6,991 1.17
70-74 23,698 0.80 18,799 0.79 4,899 0.82
75-79 12,845 0.43 9,855 0.42 2,990 0.50
80+ 15,877 0.54 12,181 0.51 3,696 0.62
Age not stated 5,784 0.19 4,781 0.20 1,003 0.17
Total 2,966,889 2,371,439 595,450