Gujarat Population Census data 2011
GujaratThe 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.
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 Population 2011As per details from Census 2011, Gujarat has population of 6.03 Crore, an increase from figure of 5.07 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Gujarat as per 2011 census is 60,383,628 of which male and female are 31,482,282 and 28,901,346 respectively. In 2001, total population was 50,671,017 in which males were 26,385,577 while females were 24,285,440.
Gujarat Population Growth RateThe total population growth in this decade was 19.17 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.
Gujarat Literacy Rate 2011Literacy rate in Gujarat has seen upward trend and is 79.31 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 87.23 percent while female literacy is at 70.73 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Gujarat stood at 69.14 percent of which male and female were 78.49 percent and 60.40 percent literate respectively.
In actual numbers, total literates in Gujarat stands at 41,948,677 of which males were 23,995,500 and females were 17,953,177.
Gujarat Density 2011Total area of Gujarat is 196,024 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 RatioSex Ratio in Gujarat is 918 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 921 per 1000 males in Gujarat.
|Approximate Population||6.03 Crore||5.07 Crore|
|Percantage of total Population||4.99%||4.93%|
|Child Sex Ratio||886||964|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||7,494,176||7,532,404|
|Male Population (0-6 Age)||3,974,286||4,000,148|
|Female Population (0-6 Age)||3,519,890||3,532,256|
|Literacy||79.31 %||69.14 %|
|Male Literacy||87.23 %||78.49 %|
|Female Literacy||70.73 %||60.40 %|
Gujarat Urban Population 2011Out of total population of Gujarat, 42.58% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 25,712,811 of which 13,679,307 are males and while remaining 12,033,504 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 35.83 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 2,817,927. Of total population in urban region, 10.96 % were children (0-6).
Average Literacy rate in Gujarat for Urban regions was 87.58 percent in which males were 92.44% literate while female literacy stood at 82.08%. Total literates in urban region of Gujarat were 20,051,749.
Gujarat Rural Population 2011Of the total population of Gujarat state, around 57.42 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 17,802,975 and 16,867,842 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Gujarat state was 34,670,817. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 9.23%.
In rural regions of Gujarat state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 947 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 906 girls per 1000 boys. In Gujarat, 4,676,249 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 13.49 percent of total rural population.
In rural areas of Gujarat, literacy rate for males and female stood at 83.10 % and 62.41 %. Average literacy rate in Gujarat for rural areas was 73.00 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 21,896,928.
|Population (%)||57.42 %||42.58 %|
|Population Growth||9.23 %||35.83 %|
|Child Sex Ratio (0-6)||906||852|
|Child Population (0-6)||4,676,249||2,817,927|
|Child Percentage (0-6)||13.49 %||10.96 %|
|Average Literacy||73.00 %||87.58 %|
|Male Literacy||83.10 %||92.44 %|
|Female Literacy||62.41 %||82.08 %|
Gujarat Census 2011 ConclusionThe 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.
|Large cities of Gujarat||Population||Male||Female|
|Ahmedabad (Municipal Corporation)||5,570,585||2,935,869||2,634,716|
|Surat (Municipal Corporation)||4,462,002||2,538,243||1,923,759|
|Vadodara (Municipal Corporation)||1,666,703||866,701||800,002|
|Rajkot (Municipal Corporation)||1,286,995||675,731||611,264|
|Large Urban Agglomeration of Gujarat||Population||Male||Female|
|Largest District by Population in Gujarat||Population||Male||Female|