Delhi Municipal Corporation, with population of about 1 crore is Nct Of Delhi's only municipal corporation located in the state Nct Of Delhi in India. Total geographical area of Delhi municipal corporation is 561 km2. Population density of the city is 19659 persons per km2. There are 289 wards in the city, among them Dmc (u) Ward No 125 is the most populous ward with population of about 1.1 lakh and Dmc (u) Ward No 192 is the least populous ward with population of 134.

Nearest railway station is Old Delhi Railway Station which is within the city. Na is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 10 km. District head quarter of the city is Na. Delhi Secretariate is the state head quarter of the city and is 4 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 617 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8.9°C.

The city is divided into 25 parts, the parts are - Delhi (Part 1), Delhi (Part 2), Delhi (Part 3), Delhi (Part 4) and Delhi (Part 5) Municipal Corporations (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The city is home to about 1 crore people, among them about 58.8 lakh (53%) are male and about 51.5 lakh (47%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Delhi municipal corporation is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 23.1 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Delhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,034,555 11,034,555 1,738,853 0 1,238,350
Male 5,882,117 4,962,841 919,276 0 661,868
Female 5,152,438 4,332,861 819,577 0 576,482

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 873 in Muslims are 851 and in Sikhs are 945

Religion wise population 2011 - Delhi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,034,555 8,851,355 1,410,041 106,385 488,975 13,526 153,331 1,777 9,165
Male 5,882,117 4,725,628 761,910 51,443 251,368 6,954 78,855 923 5,036
Female 5,152,438 4,125,727 648,131 54,942 237,607 6,572 74,476 854 4,129

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 876 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 873, in schedule caste is 892. There are 871 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 85.8 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 47.7 lakh are male and about 38.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Delhi is 88%. 91% of male and 83% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Delhi has 34% (about 37.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 12% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Delhi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.3% 32.8% 1.6% 65.7%
Male 54% 52% 2% 46%
Female 11.8% 10.8% 1% 88.2%