Nagaland Population - Census India 2011

Nagaland is one of state in India with population of 19,78,502. There are 11 districts, 114 Taluks, 1,428 villages and 26 towns in Nagaland.

As per the Census India 2011, Nagaland has 3,96,002 households, population of 19,78,502 of which 10,24,649 are males and 9,53,853 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 2,91,071 which is 14.71% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Nagaland state is around 931 compared to 943 which is national average of India. The literacy rate of Nagaland state is 67.85% out of which 70.65% males are literate and 64.84% females are literate. The total area of Nagaland is 16,579 sq.km with population density of 119 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 71.14% of population lives in Urban area and 28.86% lives in Rural area. There are 0 Scheduled Caste (SC) and 86.48% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Nagaland.

Nagaland Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total19,78,502100%
Christian17,39,65187.93%
Hindu1,73,0548.75%
Muslim48,9632.47%
Buddhist6,7590.34%
Other religions and persuasions3,2140.16%
Jain2,6550.13%
Religion not stated2,3160.12%
Sikh1,8900.1%

Nagaland Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)243.4816,335.52
Number of households1,18,5112,77,491
Total Population5,70,96614,07,536
Population (%)52.4%48.46%
Male Population2,99,1777,25,472
Female Population2,71,7896,82,064
Sex Ratio908940
Literacy (%)78.07%63.7%

List of Districts in Nagaland

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DistrictPopulationArea (km2)Po. DensitySex-ratio
Dimapur 3,78,811927409919
Kohima2,67,9881,463183928
Mon2,50,2601,786140899
Tuensang1,96,5962,53678929
Mokokchung1,94,6221,615121925
Wokha1,66,3431,628102968
Phek1,63,4182,02681951
Zunheboto1,40,7571,255112976
Peren95,2191,65158915
Kiphire74,0041,13065956
Longleng50,48456290905

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Nagaland Population Facts

Number of Households3,96,002
Population19,78,502
Male Population10,24,649 (51.79%)
Female Population9,53,853 (48.21%)
Children Population2,91,071
Area16,579 km2
Population density/km2119
Sex-ratio931
Literacy67.85%
Male Literacy70.65%
Female Literacy64.84%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %86.48%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %0

Map of Nagaland

Big Cities

Dimapur1,22,834
Kohima99,039
Tuensang36,774
Mokokchung35,913
Wokha35,004
Mon26,328
Chumukedima25,885
Zunheboto22,633
Kiphire16,487
Kuda16,108