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2.Major highlights of the Census 2011


Tripura Population Census data 2011


The state of Tripura resides at the far north-eastern corner of India. It has spread over a small expanse of about 10,000 kilometer square, which makes it one of the smallest states in India. Big things come in small packages. And the state of Tripura proves that again. With a rich and colorful historical background and equally vibrant culture, the state of Tripura shines on the map of India. Although small in area, its population density of about 300 ranks medium as compared to other states. Also the population is growing at satisfactory rate according to 2011 Tripura census, which is great for the state progress. Population wise, the state ranks 22nd in India, with around 3 lac people residing in it. The remote state has also shown rapid growth in its literacy rate since the previous census. The previous growth rate of about 60-80% has been raised to 80-90%, with subsequent increase in female literacy. 

Although females are comparatively less in number as compared to the male count, efforts are being taken to balance the gender ration, which is currently above 900. Due to Lack of urbanization, the population residing in rural area is more as compared to the urban land. About 3/4th of population lives in villages. But, it is noteworthy, that the population growth in villages is far less as compared to the urban areas. Agartala is the state capital of Tripura, and also one of the very few urban regions. Dharmanagar, Udaipur, Badharghat are some other popular towns of Tripura. The culture of Tripura is a mix of numerous other civilizations, including Bengali and Manipuri. The language widely spoken is mostly Bengali. The people of Tripura are widely famous for their attires, which include vibrant combination of red, white and green complemented with bold ethnic jewelry. 

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Tripura is Agartala. The languages spoken in the Tripura state includes Bengali and Tripuri. In total Tripura (TR) state comprises 4 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Tripura state is TR. 

Tripura Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Tripura has population of 36.74 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 32 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Tripura as per 2011 census is 3,673,917 of which male and female are 1,874,376 and 1,799,541 respectively. In 2001, total population was 3,199,203 in which males were 1,642,225 while females were 1,556,978. 

Tripura Population Growth Rate

The total population growth in this decade was 14.84 percent while in previous decade it was 15.74 percent. The population of Tripura forms 0.30 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.31 percent. 

Tripura Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in Tripura has seen upward trend and is 87.22 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 91.53 percent while female literacy is at 78.98 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Tripura stood at 73.19 percent of which male and female were 82.42 percent and 64.33 percent literate respectively. 

In actual numbers, total literates in Tripura stands at 2,804,783 of which males were 1,501,369 and females were 1,303,414. 

Tripura Density 2011

Total area of Tripura is 10,486 sq. km. Density of Tripura is 350 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Tripura was 305 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km. 

Tripura Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio in Tripura is 960 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 950 per 1000 males in Tripura. 



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