The friendly and religious people of Haridwar go in sync with the wonderful city. According to the 2001 census, the total population of Haridwar is 14, 44,213. The total male population in Haridwar is 7, 73,173 while the total number of females in the city is 6, 71,400. The rural population comprises of 9, 98,550 and the total urban population is 4, 45,663.
The demography of Haridwar also points to the literacy rate of the area. The average literacy rate of Haridwar is 70%, which is comfortably higher than the national average. The female literacy rate of the city is 64% while the male literacy rate is more at 75%. 12% of the total Haridwar population is under 12 years of age.
The People of Haridwar are very religious, cultured and friendly. Their fairs and festivals reflect their rich heritage. The Kumbh Fair, Diwali, Holi and the Ardh Kumbh Mela are few of the colorful festivals celebrated in Haridwar.
Last Updated on 17th Oct 2012