West Delhi is an administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. It has an area of 129 km², with a population density of nearly 14,000 persons per km². Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions, Patel Nagar, Rajouri Garden, and Punjabi Bagh. Major residential and commercial areas of Delhi like Janakpuri and Tilak Nagar are located in West Delhi.
Demographics[change | change source]
According to the 2011 census West Delhi has a population of 2,531,583, roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait or the US state of Nevada. This gives it a ranking of 169th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 19,625 inhabitants per square kilometre (50,830/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 18.91%. West Delhi has a sex ratio of 876 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 87.12%.
References[change | change source]
- "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
- US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 1 October 2011.
- "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.