The State witnesses 13% rise in population in the past decade: Census

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Our State, like the entire country is growing in population. According to the new census released by the Governor Urmila Singh, population of the State has grown from 60 to 68 lakhs, which shows a 13% high but averages 17.64% lesser than the national average. The report suggests that people have moved out of Lahaul and Spiti district, but the districts likes Solan, Chamba, Sirmaur and Shimla have seen a tremendous rise in population.