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Saturday, 08 June, 2013



Manipur has a population of 22.94 lakhs (2001 Census provisional figure). Of the total population, 61.54% live in the valley and the remaining 38.46% are in the hill areas. The hills are inhabited mainly by the tribals and the valley by the Meiteis (including Meitei Muslims). The distribution of area, population and density, literacy rate, etc. as per the 2001 Census provisional figures are as below:

Total Population (Nos.)


Male Population ( " )

Female Population ( " )   11,31,944
Rural Population ( " )   17,17,928 
Urban Population ( " )   5,75,968 
Sex Ratio (Female per '000 Male)   974 
Density of Population ( Per Sq. Km.)   103
Literate Population (Nos.)   13,10,534 (70.5%)
Towns (including 5 Census towns)   33


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