Ujjain city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Madhya Pradesh State/UT.
The current estimate population of Ujjain city in 2023 is
, while Ujjain metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Ujjain city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Ujjain city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Ujjain city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Ujjain in 2011 is 515,215.
Ujjain Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Ujjain city are 385,193 of which 210,075 are males while 175,118 are females. Average literacy rate of Ujjain city is 84.43 percent of which male and female literacy was 89.66 and 78.90 percent.
The sex ratio of Ujjain city is 945 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 929 per 1000 boys.
Ujjain Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Ujjain city numbers 22,716 in which population of 120,141 resides. This is around 23.32% of total population of Ujjain city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Ujjain city with 77.51 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Ujjain with approximately 18.88 % following it.
In Ujjain city, Christinity is followed by 0.51 %, Jainism by 2.44 %, Sikhism by 0.39 % and Buddhism by 0.15 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.10 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.