Lake District of India
Location in Uttarakhand, India
|o Total||3,860 km2 (1,490 sq mi)|
|o Rank||4(Out of 13 districts in Uttarakhand)|
|o Density||247/km2 (640/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
According to the 2011 census Nainital district has a population of 954,605. This gives it a ranking of 457th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 225 inhabitants per square kilometre (580/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 25.2%. Nainital has a sex ratio of 934 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 83.88%.
As of 2001Indian census, the Nainital district had a population of 762,909, including 655,290 Hindus, 86,532 Muslims, and 16,107 Sikhs.
At the time of the 2011 Census of India, the major first languages of the population were Kumaoni (48%), Hindi (39%), Urdu (6.6%), Punjabi (2.1%), Garhwali (1.6%), Bhojpuri (0.70%), and Nepali (0.63%). There are also speakers of Buksa, found in a number of villages in Ramnagar development block.