Chandigarh, India Metro Area Population 1950-2023

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Chandigarh, India metro area from 1950 to 2023. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Chandigarh in 2023 is 1,215,000, a 2.02% increase from 2022.
  • The metro area population of Chandigarh in 2022 was 1,191,000, a 1.88% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Chandigarh in 2021 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in India
City Name Population
Delhi 32,941,000
Mumbai 21,297,000
Calcutta 15,333,000
Bangalore 13,608,000
Madras 11,776,000
Hyderabad 10,801,000
Ahmadabad 8,651,000
Surat 8,065,000
Poona 7,166,000
Jaipur 4,207,000
Calicut 4,089,000
Malappuram 4,009,000
Lucknow 3,945,000
Thrissur 3,482,000
Cochin 3,406,000
Indore 3,302,000
Kanpur 3,234,000
Nagpur 3,047,000
Coimbatore 3,009,000
Thiruvananthapuram 2,891,000
Patna 2,580,000
Bhopal 2,565,000
Agra 2,368,000
Kannur 2,346,000
Visakhapatnam 2,331,000
Vadodara 2,324,000
Nashik 2,237,000
Vijayawada 2,230,000
Kollam 2,107,000
Rajkot 2,043,000
Ludhiana 1,951,000
Madurai 1,834,000
Raipur 1,817,000
Meerut 1,798,000
Benares 1,754,000
Srinagar 1,698,000
Jamshedpur 1,695,000
Aurangabad 1,683,000
Tiruppur 1,677,000
Jodhpur 1,587,000
Ranchi 1,547,000
Jabalpur 1,522,000
Kota 1,517,000
Asansol 1,505,000
Gwalior 1,475,000
Allahabad 1,465,000
Amritsar 1,452,000
Dhanbad 1,390,000
Bareilly 1,349,000
Aligarh 1,312,000
Moradabad 1,302,000
Mysore 1,288,000
Durg-Bhilainagar 1,266,000
Bhubaneswar 1,258,000
Tiruchirappalli 1,222,000
Chandigarh 1,215,000
Hubli-Dharwad 1,181,000
Gauhati 1,176,000
Saharanpur 1,172,000
Salem 1,170,000
Siliguri 1,126,000
Jalandhar 1,119,000
Solapur 1,070,000
Warangal 1,031,000
Dehradun 992,000
Guntur 918,000
Bhiwandi 907,000
Puducherry 898,000
Firozabad 894,000
Cherthala 870,000
Bikaner 819,000
Kottayam 819,000
Nellore 816,000
Amravati 793,000
Muzaffarnagar 791,000
Gorakhpur 788,000
Kayamkulam 786,000
Cuttack 776,000
Belgaum 767,000
Malegaon 765,000
Tirupati 753,000
Mangalore 749,000
Nanded Waghala 739,000
Bhavnagar 737,000
Jammu 727,000
Kurnool 726,000
Gulbarga 719,000
Durgapur 712,000
Jhansi 679,000
Erode 676,000
Jamnagar 668,000
Bokaro Steel City 663,000
Raurkela 652,000
Patiala 651,000
Bilaspur 650,000
Kolhapur 645,000
Ujjain 642,000
Ajmer 641,000
Agartala 634,000
Mathura 634,000
Imphal 629,000
Sangli 612,000
Tuticorin 611,000
Udaipur 604,000
Jalgaon 602,000
Vellore 601,000
Gaya 598,000
Hosur 593,000
Tirunelveli 593,000
Panipat 585,000
Rajahmundry 571,000
Bellary 559,000
Begusarai 544,000
Kakinada 542,000
Davanagere 541,000
Muzaffarpur 541,000
Purnia 533,000
Latur 513,000
Bhagalpur 505,000
Rohtak 499,000
Shillong 496,000
Anantapur 486,000
Bhilwara 485,000
Kadapa 477,000
Yamunanagar 476,000
Raniganj 473,000
Akola 466,000
English Bazar 465,000
Hardwar 464,000
Sagar 462,000
Alwar 460,000
Rampur 453,000
Dhulian 447,000
Bijapur 444,000
Baharampur 442,000
Barddhaman 439,000
Korba 439,000
Gandhidham 438,000
Karnal 437,000
Ottappalam 436,000
Brahmapur 429,000
Karimnagar 429,000
Dhule 426,000
Junagadh 425,000
Ahmadnagar 418,000
Dindigul 418,000
Anand 400,000
Bihar Sharif 400,000
Deoghar 400,000
Aizawl 396,000
Bathinda 396,000
Shimoga 395,000
Santipur 394,000
Palakkad 393,000
Roorkee 392,000
Ranipet 387,000
Shahjahanpur 387,000
Maunath Bhanjan 385,000
Ichalkaranji 384,000
Karur 383,000
Tumkur 383,000
Dewas 379,000
Parbhani 379,000
Morvi 378,000
Kanhangad 377,000
Hisar 372,000
Darbhanga 368,000
Habra 367,000
Chandrapur 366,000
Khammam 365,000
Satna 365,000
Farrukhabad 364,000
Haldwani-cum-kathgodam 361,000
Jalna 361,000
Navsari 359,000
Thanjavur 355,000
Arrah 353,000
Nizamabad 345,000
Hapur 341,000
Kharagpur 340,000
Ratlam 333,000
Chandigarh - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2023 1,215,000 2.02%
2022 1,191,000 1.88%
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%