Gujarat Population Census data 2011

The state of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi is one of India's most rapidly progressing states in recent times. The state has seen tremendous growth both in infrastructure and revenue from different fields like agriculture and technology. Gandhinagar is the capital city of the state of Gujarat. Gujarat is located in the western part of the country and has the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra as neighbors. The state also borders the country of Pakistan. Many regions in the state are covered with deserts. The population of Gujarat has seen a steady rise in recent times as reflected in the Gujarat census 2011.

The Population of Gujarat according to the 2011 census stands at about 60 million, making it the 10th most populated state in India. The state makes up about 5% of the country's population a figure which was about 4.8% during the last census in 2001. The state is spread over an area of about 190000 sq. km. making it the 7th largest state in the country in terms of area. The density of population per sq. Km. is about 300 and fairly below the national average. The state has a growth rate of about 19% which slightly exceeds the national growth rate of about 17%. The population of the state is rising considerably due to rapid efforts towards development and progress. The literacy rate in the state is about 80% a figure that has improved tremendously in the last few years due to the consistent efforts of the government. The sex ratio in Gujarat leaves a lot to be desired as it lags behind the national average by 20 points. The statistics in the Gujarat Census 2011 reveal facts that can be instrumental in planning for a better development plan for the state.

Gujarat Table Data

Approximate Population 6.04 Crores 5.07 Crore
Actual Population 60,439,692 50,671,017
Male 31,491,260 26,385,577
Female 28,948,432 24,285,440
Population Growth 19.28% 22.48%
Percantage of total Population 4.99% 4.93%
Sex Ratio 919 920
Child Sex Ratio 890 883
Density/km2 308 258
Density/mi2 798 669
Area(Km2) 196,244 196,024
Area mi2 75,770 75,685
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 7,777,262 7,532,404
Male Population (0-6 Age) 4,115,384 4,000,148
Female Population (0-6 Age) 3,661,878 3,532,256
Literacy 78.03 % 69.14 %
Male Literacy 85.75 % 79.66 %
Female Literacy 69.68 % 57.80 %
Total Literate 41,093,358 29,827,750
Male Literate 23,474,873 17,833,273
Female Literate 17,618,485 11,994,477

Gujarat Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Gujarat has population of 6.04 Crores, an increase from figure of 5.07 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Gujarat as per 2011 census is 60,439,692 of which male and female are 31,491,260 and 28,948,432 respectively. In 2001, total population was 50,671,017 in which males were 26,385,577 while females were 24,285,440.

The total population growth in this decade was 19.28 percent while in previous decade it was 22.48 percent. The population of Gujarat forms 4.99 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 4.93 percent.

Capital City

The largest city in the state of Gujarat is Gandhinagar while Ahmedabad is the capital city of the Gujarat. The languages spoken in the Gujarat state includes Gujarati, Hindi and English. In total Gujarat (GJ) state comprises 26 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Gujarat state is GJ.

Gujarat Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in Gujarat has seen upward trend and is 78.03 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 85.75 percent while female literacy is at 69.68 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Gujarat stood at 69.14 percent of which male and female were 79.66 percent and 57.80 percent literate respectively.

In actual numbers, total literates in Gujarat stands at 41,093,358 of which males were 23,474,873 and females were 17,618,485.

Gujarat Density 2011

Total area of Gujarat is 196,244 sq. km. Density of Gujarat is 308 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Gujarat was 258 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Gujarat Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio in Gujarat is 919 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 920 per 1000 males in Gujarat.

Gujarat Religious Data

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 0 %
Muslims 0 %
Christian 0 %
Sikh 0 %
Buddhist 0 %
Jain 0 %
Others 0 %
Not Stated 0 %

Gujarat Population 2015

What is the population of Gujarat in 2015 ? The question though legimate has no answer. The last census of Gujarat was done in 2011 and next would be in 2021. As per 2011 population of Gujarat state was 60,439,692.

Gujarat Urban/Rural Population 2011

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 57.40 % 42.60 %
Total Population 34,694,609 25,745,083
Male Population 17,799,159 13,692,101
Female Population 16,895,450 12,052,982
Population Growth 9.31 % 36.00 %
Sex Ratio 949 880
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 914 852
Child Population (0-6) 4,824,903 2,952,359
Child Percentage (0-6) 13.91 % 11.47 %
Literates 21,420,842 19,672,516
Average Literacy 71.71 % 86.31 %
Male Literacy 81.61 % 90.98 %
Female Literacy 57.78 % 70.26 %

Gujarat Urban Population 2011

Out of total population of Gujarat, 42.60% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 25,745,083 of which 13,692,101 are males and while remaining 12,052,982 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 42.60 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of Gujarat was 880 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 852 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gujarat were 2,952,359. Of total population in urban region, 11.47 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in Gujarat for Urban regions was 86.31 percent in which males were 90.98% literate while female literacy stood at 70.26%. Total literates in urban region of Gujarat were 19,672,516.

Gujarat Rural Population 2011

Of the total population of Gujarat state, around 57.40 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 17,799,159 and 16,895,450 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Gujarat state was 34,694,609. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 57.40%.

In rural regions of Gujarat state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 949 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 914 girls per 1000 boys. In Gujarat, 4,824,903 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 13.91 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of Gujarat, literacy rate for males and female stood at 81.61 % and 57.78 %. Average literacy rate in Gujarat for rural areas was 71.71 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 21,420,842.

Gujarat Metropolitan/City Population

Large cities of Gujarat Population Male Female
Ahmedabad (Municipal Corporation) 5,577,940 2,938,985 2,638,955
Surat (Municipal Corporation) 4,467,797 2,543,623 1,924,174
Vadodara (Municipal Corporation) 1,670,806 869,647 801,159
Rajkot (Municipal Corporation) 1,286,678 674,355 612,323
Bhavnagar (Municipal Corporation) 593,368 308,892 284,476
Jamnagar (Municipal Corporation) 479,920 248,947 230,973
Junagadh (Municipal Corporation) 319,462 163,413 156,049
Gandhidham (Municipality) 247,992 131,484 116,508
Nadiad (Municipality) 218,095 112,311 105,784
Gandhinagar (Notified Area) 206,167 107,492 98,675

Large Urban Agglomeration of Gujarat Population Male Female
Ahmedabad 6,361,084 3,350,582 3,010,502
Surat 4,591,246 2,619,373 1,971,873
Vadodara 1,822,221 949,998 872,223
Rajkot 1,390,640 729,762 660,878
Bhavnagar 605,882 315,429 290,453
Jamnagar 600,943 313,214 287,729

Gujarat Districts Population

Largest District by Population in Gujarat Population Male Female
Ahmadabad 7,214,225 3,788,051 3,426,174
Surat 6,081,322 3,402,224 2,679,098
Vadodara 4,165,626 2,153,736 2,011,890
Rajkot 3,804,558 1,974,445 1,830,113
Banaskantha 3,120,506 1,610,379 1,510,127
Bhavnagar 2,880,365 1,490,201 1,390,164
Junagadh 2,743,082 1,404,356 1,338,726
Sabarkantha 2,428,589 1,244,231 1,184,358
PanchMahal 2,390,776 1,226,961 1,163,815
Kheda 2,299,885 1,185,727 1,114,158

Gujarat Census 2011 Conclusion

The official census 2011 of Gujarat has been conducted by Directorate of Census Operations in Gujarat. Enumeration of key persons including Chief Minister of Gujarat was also done by officials conducting population census.

Figures of population census 2011 Gujarat have been represented in chart for your reference at bottom.


Related Questions

# District Area
1 Kachchh 45674
2 Jamnagar 14184
3 Rajkot 11198
4 Banaskantha 10743
5 Surendranagar 10423

# District Child %
1 Dohad 19.50 %
2 The Dangs 17.85 %
3 Banaskantha 16.35 %
4 Kachchh 15.22 %
5 PanchMahal 15.11 %
# District Density (Km2)
1 Surat 1337
2 Ahmadabad 890
3 Anand 653
4 Gandhinagar 650
5 Navsari 592
# District Growth Rate
1 Surat 42.24 %
2 Kachchh 32.16 %
3 Dohad 29.98 %
4 Banaskantha 24.61 %
5 Ahmadabad 24.03 %
# District Literacy
1 Surat 85.53 %
2 Ahmadabad 85.31 %
3 Anand 84.37 %
4 Gandhinagar 84.16 %
5 Navsari 83.88 %
# District Sex Ratio
1 Tapi 1007
2 The Dangs 1006
3 Dohad 990
4 Amreli 964
5 Navsari 961