Meghalaya Population 2011
As per details from Census 2011, Meghalaya has population of 29.67 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 23.19 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Meghalaya as per 2011 census is 2,966,889 of which male and female are 1,491,832 and 1,475,057 respectively. In 2001, total population was 2,318,822 in which males were 1,176,087 while females were 1,142,735. The total population growth in this decade was 27.95 percent while in previous decade it was 29.94 percent. The population of Meghalaya forms 0.25 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.23 percent.
Recently as per Meghalaya census data, 81.95% houses are owned while 15.62% were rented. In all, 71.29% couples in Meghalaya lived in single family. In 2011, 37.49% of Uttar Pradesh population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 1.50% of Uttar Pradesh population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Jio. 5.36% of family in Uttar Pradesh owned car while 5.36% owned two wheller. In few months we will also get details of election data for Meghalaya.
Meghalaya Population 2018
As per projection, population of Meghalaya in 2018 is 36.81 Lakhs.
Meghalaya: literally meaning the dwelling of clouds. Hills reaching to the clouds, waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, caves and forests are the nature's signatures on the land of Meghalaya. The far Indian state spreads over about a small area of 20000 kilometer square. There are only about 100 people living in a kilometer square of area in Meghalaya, making it a low density region. Approximately 30 lacs of population reside in the naturally gifted land, which makes the state of Meghalaya one of the states in India with lowest population. In spite of the low density and population of Meghalaya, it is worth noticing that, the state has a rapid population growth rate, and has the third fastest growing population in India, according to the Meghalaya census 2011.
The gender ratio in Meghalaya ranks average along with many other states. But there has been a definite increase in the ratio, since the 2001 census, which means the number of females in the state's been increasing. The state has a low literacy rate, but has grown by over 10 % in the last decade. At the same time, the percentage of female literacy has been drastically increased. So, Females aren't so far behind the other gender when it comes to letters. As with many north-east states of India, lack of urbanization exists here as well. About 80% population lives in the rural area while only a small portion has moved to the urban land. But maybe that's why this part of the country is rich in culture and nature even today, without the cosmopolitan mix. Shillong is the well known capital of Meghalaya. Another important part of Meghalaya is Cherapunjee, which boasts a grand rainfall every year, making it the rainiest place. The culture of Meghalaya possesses a nice blend of folktales, the khasi language, colorful festivities and ethnic dance forms and equally colorful attires.
The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Meghalaya is Shillong.
The languages spoken in the Meghalaya state includes Khasi, Pnar, Garo, Hindi and English. In total Meghalaya (ML) state comprises 7 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Meghalaya state is ML.
Meghalaya Literacy Rate 2011
Literacy rate in Meghalaya has seen upward trend and is 74.43 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 75.95 percent while female literacy is at 72.89 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Meghalaya stood at 62.56 percent of which male and female were 65.43 percent and 59.61 percent literate respectively.
In actual numbers, total literates in Meghalaya stands at 1,785,005 of which males were 913,879 and females were 871,126.
Meghalaya Density 2011
Total area of Meghalaya is 22,429 sq. km. Density of Meghalaya is 132 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Meghalaya was 103 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.
Meghalaya Sex Ratio
Sex Ratio in Meghalaya is 989 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 972 per 1000 males in Meghalaya.
Meghalaya 2019 Population
What is the population of Meghalaya in 2019 ? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Meghalaya was done in 2011 and next would be in 2021. But we can do projection of future Meghalaya 2019 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.