Almora (NPP) Nagar Palika Parishad, with population of about 34 thousand is Almora sub district's only nagar palika parishad located in Almora sub district of Almora district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Almora (NPP) nagar palika parishad is 7 km2. Population density of the city is 4642 persons per km2. There are 11 wards in the city, among them Almora Ward No 08 is the most populous ward with population of 4619 and Almora Ward No 01 is the least populous ward with population of 1443.

Nearest railway station is Kathgodam which is 90 km far from here. Almora is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Almora. Dehradun is the state head quarter of the city and is 470 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1296.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 30.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to -1.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 34 thousand people, among them about 17 thousand (51%) are male and about 17 thousand (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Almora (NPP) nagar palika parishad is 9%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 8014 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Almora (NPP)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34,122 28,192 5,589 341 2,950
Male 17,358 14,370 2,822 166 1,589
Female 16,764 13,822 2,767 175 1,361

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 965 in Muslims are 915.

Religion wise population 2011 - Almora (NPP)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 34,122 30,998 2,572 440 80 22 1 0 9
Male 17,358 15,775 1,343 183 41 11 0 0 5
Female 16,764 15,223 1,229 257 39 11 1 0 4

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 1448.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2204. Female population growth rate of the city is 2354.5% which is 1313.3% higher than male population growth rate of 1041.2%. General caste population has increased by 1372.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2009.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1264% and child population has increased by 1089.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Almora (NPP)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1448.2% 1372.9% 2009.1% 1264% 1089.5%
Male 1041.2% 986.2% 1503.4% 654.5% 1103.8%
Female 2354.5% 2238.7% 3009% 5733.3% 1073.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 981 and in schedule tribe is 1054. There are 857 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 517 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Almora (NPP)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 517 515 475 918 -22
2011 966 962 981 1054 857
2001 449 447 506 136 879

Literacy

Total about 29 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Almora (NPP) is 95%. 97% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Almora (NPP)

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 7.8% 10.4%
2011 94.5% 96.8% 92.1%
2001 86.9% 89% 81.7%

Workers profile

Almora (NPP) has 29% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 13% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Almora (NPP)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.5% 27.5% 2% 70.5%
Male 45.5% 42.9% 2.6% 54.5%
Female 12.9% 11.5% 1.3% 87.1%