Akola city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Maharashtra State/UT.
The current estimate population of Akola city in 2023 is
, while Akola metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Akola city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Akola city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Akola city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Akola in 2011 is 425,817.
Akola Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Akola city are 347,893 of which 182,340 are males while 165,553 are females. Average literacy rate of Akola city is 91.91 percent of which male and female literacy was 94.70 and 89.03 percent.
The sex ratio of Akola city is 959 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 904 per 1000 boys.
Akola Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Akola city numbers 31,623 in which population of 163,820 resides. This is around 38.47% of total population of Akola city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Akola city with 54.93 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Akola with approximately 29.93 % following it.
In Akola city, Christinity is followed by 0.42 %, Jainism by 1.46 %, Sikhism by 0.20 % and Buddhism by 12.91 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.12 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.