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Meghalaya is a state in north-east India. The name means "the abode of clouds" in Sanskrit. The population of Meghalaya as of 2014 is estimated to be 3,211,474. Meghalaya covers an area of approximately 22,430 square kilometers, with a length to breadth ratio of about 3:1.

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.
Approximate Population 29.67 Lakhs 23.19 Lakh
Actual Population 2,966,889 2,318,822
Male 1,491,832 1,176,087
Female 1,475,057 1,142,735
Population Growth 27.95% 29.94%
Percantage of total Population 0.25% 0.23%
Sex Ratio 989 972
Child Sex Ratio 970 973
Density/km2 132 103
Density/mi2 343 268
Area(Km2) 22,429 22,429
Area mi2 8,660 8,660
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 568,536 467,979
Male Population (0-6 Age) 288,646 237,215
Female Population (0-6 Age) 279,890 230,764
Literacy 74.43 % 62.56 %
Male Literacy 75.95 % 65.43 %
Female Literacy 72.89 % 59.61 %
Total Literate 1,785,005 1,157,875
Male Literate 913,879 614,272
Female Literate 871,126 543,603

Meghalaya Religious Data

Christianity is most popular religion in Meghalaya with 74.59 % of state population following the same. Hinduism is second most popular religion in Meghalaya state with 11.53 % following it. In Meghalaya state, Islam is followed by 4.40 %, Jainism by 0.02 %, Buddhism by 0.33 % and Sikhism by 0.10 %. Around 8.71 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.32 % stated 'No Particular Religion'. 
DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Christian 2,213,027 74.59 %
Hindu 342,078 11.53 %
Other Religion 258,271 8.71 %
Muslim 130,399 4.40 %
Buddhist 9,864 0.33 %
Not Available 9,578 0.32 %
Sikh 3,045 0.10 %
Jain 627 0.02 %

Meghalaya Urban Population 2011

DescriptionRuralUrban
Population (%) 79.93 % 20.07 %
Total Population 2,371,439 595,450
Male Population 1,194,260 297,572
Female Population 1,177,179 297,878
Population Growth 27.17 % 31.12 %
Sex Ratio 986 1001

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