Chandigarh, India Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Chandigarh, India metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Chandigarh in 2021 is 1,169,000, a 1.83% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Chandigarh in 2020 was 1,148,000, a 1.68% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Chandigarh in 2019 was 1,129,000, a 1.71% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Chandigarh in 2018 was 1,110,000, a 1.83% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in India
City Name Population
Delhi 31,181,000
Mumbai 20,668,000
Calcutta 14,974,000
Bangalore 12,765,000
Madras 11,235,000
Hyderabad 10,269,000
Ahmadabad 8,253,000
Surat 7,490,000
Poona 6,808,000
Jaipur 4,008,000
Lucknow 3,765,000
Calicut 3,742,000
Malappuram 3,609,000
Thrissur 3,213,000
Cochin 3,193,000
Kanpur 3,153,000
Indore 3,113,000
Nagpur 2,940,000
Coimbatore 2,860,000
Thiruvananthapuram 2,691,000
Patna 2,482,000
Bhopal 2,447,000
Agra 2,262,000
Vadodara 2,233,000
Kannur 2,227,000
Visakhapatnam 2,226,000
Nashik 2,123,000
Vijayawada 2,104,000
Kollam 1,941,000
Rajkot 1,934,000
Ludhiana 1,885,000
Madurai 1,766,000
Meerut 1,728,000
Raipur 1,702,000
Benares 1,693,000
Jamshedpur 1,630,000
Srinagar 1,622,000
Aurangabad 1,600,000
Tiruppur 1,559,000
Jodhpur 1,510,000
Ranchi 1,475,000
Jabalpur 1,472,000
Asansol 1,454,000
Kota 1,431,000
Allahabad 1,415,000
Gwalior 1,410,000
Amritsar 1,400,000
Dhanbad 1,348,000
Bareilly 1,286,000
Aligarh 1,245,000
Mysore 1,235,000
Moradabad 1,232,000
Durg-Bhilainagar 1,225,000
Bhubaneswar 1,194,000
Tiruchirappalli 1,182,000
Chandigarh 1,169,000
Hubli-Dharwad 1,137,000
Gauhati 1,135,000
Salem 1,124,000
Saharanpur 1,095,000
Jalandhar 1,074,000
Siliguri 1,057,000
Solapur 1,042,000
Warangal 983,000
Dehradun 943,000
Guntur 875,000
Bhiwandi 874,000
Puducherry 856,000
Firozabad 846,000
Cherthala 801,000
Bikaner 787,000
Nellore 773,000
Gorakhpur 767,000
Amravati 765,000
Cuttack 752,000
Muzaffarnagar 742,000
Kottayam 739,000
Belgaum 738,000
Malegaon 731,000
Kayamkulam 727,000
Mangalore 724,000
Bhavnagar 712,000
Jammu 709,000
Nanded Waghala 706,000
Tirupati 705,000
Gulbarga 688,000
Durgapur 687,000
Kurnool 686,000
Jhansi 654,000
Jamnagar 651,000
Erode 648,000
Bokaro Steel City 642,000
Raurkela 631,000
Kolhapur 627,000
Ajmer 622,000
Ujjain 618,000
Patiala 617,000
Bilaspur 616,000
Mathura 603,000
Agartala 595,000
Imphal 594,000
Sangli 592,000
Udaipur 580,000
Vellore 579,000
Tuticorin 578,000
Jalgaon 577,000
Gaya 576,000
Tirunelveli 574,000
Panipat 560,000
Rajahmundry 552,000
Bellary 534,000
Hosur 529,000
Kakinada 523,000
Davanagere 521,000
Muzaffarpur 516,000
Purnia 497,000
Begusarai 495,000
Latur 490,000
Bhagalpur 487,000
Rohtak 477,000
Shillong 472,000
Bhilwara 463,000
Anantapur 461,000
Yamunanagar 458,000
Akola 455,000
Kadapa 455,000
Sagar 445,000
English Bazar 440,000
Alwar 439,000
Hardwar 439,000
Rampur 435,000
Raniganj 432,000
Bijapur 424,000
Korba 424,000
Barddhaman 422,000
Baharampur 419,000
Brahmapur 415,000
Dhule 414,000
Karnal 414,000
Dhulian 412,000
Ahmadnagar 408,000
Gandhidham 406,000
Junagadh 406,000
Karimnagar 406,000
Ottappalam 403,000
Dindigul 396,000
Bihar Sharif 382,000
Anand 381,000
Shimoga 381,000
Aizawl 378,000
Bathinda 377,000
Shahjahanpur 377,000
Palakkad 376,000
Santipur 376,000
Ichalkaranji 372,000
Tumkur 368,000
Deoghar 367,000
Maunath Bhanjan 367,000
Roorkee 367,000
Ranipet 366,000
Parbhani 365,000
Dewas 363,000
Hisar 359,000
Karur 358,000
Morvi 357,000
Chandrapur 356,000
Darbhanga 356,000
Habra 354,000
Kanhangad 353,000
Farrukhabad 351,000
Satna 350,000
Jalna 347,000
Khammam 347,000
Navsari 345,000
Thanjavur 342,000
Haldwani-cum-kathgodam 340,000
Arrah 337,000
Nizamabad 337,000
Kharagpur 330,000
Hapur 327,000
Ratlam 321,000
Chandigarh - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,169,000 1.83%
2020 1,148,000 1.68%
2019 1,129,000 1.71%
2018 1,110,000 1.83%
2017 1,090,000 1.87%
2016 1,070,000 1.81%
2015 1,051,000 1.84%
2014 1,032,000 1.88%
2013 1,013,000 1.81%
2012 995,000 1.84%
2011 977,000 1.88%
2010 959,000 1.80%
2009 942,000 1.95%
2008 924,000 1.76%
2007 908,000 1.91%
2006 891,000 1.83%
2005 875,000 1.86%
2004 859,000 1.78%
2003 844,000 1.93%
2002 828,000 1.85%
2001 813,000 2.91%
2000 790,000 3.40%
1999 764,000 3.38%
1998 739,000 3.50%
1997 714,000 3.48%
1996 690,000 3.45%
1995 667,000 3.41%
1994 645,000 3.53%
1993 623,000 3.32%
1992 603,000 3.61%
1991 582,000 3.19%
1990 564,000 3.11%
1989 547,000 3.21%
1988 530,000 3.11%
1987 514,000 3.01%
1986 499,000 3.31%
1985 483,000 2.99%
1984 469,000 3.30%
1983 454,000 2.95%
1982 441,000 3.28%
1981 427,000 5.17%
1980 406,000 6.01%
1979 383,000 6.39%
1978 360,000 6.19%
1977 339,000 6.27%
1976 319,000 5.98%
1975 301,000 6.36%
1974 283,000 5.99%
1973 267,000 6.37%
1972 251,000 6.36%
1971 236,000 7.76%
1970 219,000 8.96%
1969 201,000 8.65%
1968 185,000 8.82%
1967 170,000 8.97%
1966 156,000 9.09%
1965 143,000 8.33%
1964 132,000 9.09%
1963 121,000 9.01%
1962 111,000 8.82%
1961 102,000 8.51%
1960 94,000 9.30%
1959 86,000 8.86%
1958 79,000 8.22%
1957 73,000 8.96%
1956 67,000 9.84%
1955 61,000 8.93%
1954 56,000 7.69%
1953 52,000 8.33%
1952 48,000 9.09%
1951 44,000 10.00%
1950 40,000 0.00%