Basti city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Uttar Pradesh State/UT.
The current estimate population of Basti city in 2023 is
, while Basti metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Basti city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Basti city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Basti city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Basti in 2011 is 114,657.
Basti Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Basti city are 84,389 of which 47,036 are males while 37,353 are females. Average literacy rate of Basti city is 83.30 percent of which male and female literacy was 88.58 and 77.48 percent.
The sex ratio of Basti city is 908 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 908 per 1000 boys.
Basti Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Basti city numbers 1,148 in which population of 7,393 resides. This is around 6.45% of total population of Basti city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Basti city with 74.50 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Basti with approximately 24.50 % following it.
In Basti city, Christinity is followed by 0.41 %, Jainism by 0.01 %, Sikhism by 0.40 % and Buddhism by 0.03 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.13 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.