Dehradun (M.Corp) City, with population of about 5.7 lakh is Dehradun sub district's the least populous city located in Dehradun sub district of Dehradun district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Dehradun (M.Corp) city is 72 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 7953 persons per km2. There are 61 wards in the city, among them Dehradun (m.corp) Ward No 42 is the most populous ward with population of about 16 thousand and Bharuwal Grant (og) Ward No 61 (rural Mdds Code:045271) is the least populous ward with population of 5262.

Nearest railway station is Dehradun which is within the city. Dehradun is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Dehradun. Dehradun is the state head quarter of the city. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1203.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 5.7 lakh people, among them about 3 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.7 lakh (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dehradun (M.Corp) city is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.2 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dehradun (M.Corp)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 569,578 495,953 69,239 4,386 60,339
Male 298,638 259,880 36,422 2,336 32,220
Female 270,940 236,073 32,817 2,050 28,119

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 33.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 34% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 33%. General caste population has increased by 33.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 127.3% and child population has increased by 24.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dehradun (M.Corp)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33.5% 33.4% 31% 127.3% 24.4%
Male 33% 32.9% 30.3% 114.3% 24.1%
Female 34% 33.8% 31.8% 144% 24.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 907 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, in schedule caste is 901 and in schedule tribe is 878. There are 873 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dehradun (M.Corp)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 6 10 107 5
2011 907 908 901 878 873
2001 900 902 891 771 868

Literacy

Total about 4.5 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.4 lakh are male and about 2.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dehradun (M.Corp) is 88%. 92% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dehradun (M.Corp)

Total Male Female
Change 2.5% 1.5% 3.5%
2011 88.4% 91.8% 84.6%
2001 85.9% 90.3% 81.1%

Workers profile

Dehradun (M.Corp) has 34% (about 1.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 14% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dehradun (M.Corp)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.8% 30.1% 3.7% 66.2%
Male 51.9% 47.4% 4.5% 48.1%
Female 13.8% 11.1% 2.7% 86.2%