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Population of Sikkim

Census (1901-2011)
YearPopulationDecadal Growth (%) Change in Growth (%)
1901 59,014 --
1911 87,920 48.98-
1921 81,721 -7.05 -56.03
1931 109,808 34.37 41.42
1941 121,520 10.67 -23.70
1951 137,725 13.34 2.67
1961 162,189 17.76 4.42
1971 209,843 29.38 11.62
1981 316,385 50.77 21.39
1991 406,457 28.47 -22.30
2001 540,851 33.06 4.59
2011 610,577 12.89 -20.17
Population in 5 year Age Group (2011)
Age groupTotalRural Urban
PersonsShare (%)PersonsShare (%) PersonsShare (%)
00-04 42,336 6.93 32,382 7.09 9,954 6.48
05-09 56,678 9.28 44,158 9.66 12,520 8.15
10-14 66,923 10.96 52,191 11.42 14,732 9.59
15-19 66,937 10.96 50,759 11.11 16,178 10.53
20-24 67,297 11.02 49,839 10.91 17,458 11.37
25-29 64,639 10.59 46,628 10.20 18,011 11.73
30-34 52,225 8.55 37,412 8.19 14,813 9.65
35-39 43,627 7.15 30,928 6.77 12,699 8.27
40-44 36,552 5.99 26,111 5.71 10,441 6.80
45-49 29,462 4.83 21,104 4.62 8,358 5.44
50-54 24,432 4.00 18,081 3.96 6,351 4.14
55-59 17,541 2.87 13,219 2.89 4,322 2.81
60-64 13,550 2.22 10,875 2.38 2,675 1.74
65-69 10,483 1.72 8,532 1.87 1,951 1.27
70-74 7,561 1.24 6,280 1.37 1,281 0.83
75-79 4,516 0.74 3,736 0.82 780 0.51
80+ 4,642 0.76 3,777 0.83 865 0.56
Age not stated 1,176 0.19 987 0.22 189 0.12
Total 610,577 456,999 153,578