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Visakhapatnam City Population

Visakhapatnam city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Andhra Pradesh State/UT.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Visakhapatnam in 2011 is 1,728,128; of which male and female are 873,599 and 854,529 respectively.


Visakhapatnam Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Visakhapatnam city in 2023 is 2,382,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Visakhapatnam city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Visakhapatnam city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Visakhapatnam city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Visakhapatnam Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Visakhapatnam city are 1,279,137 of which 688,678 are males while 590,459 are females. Average literacy rate of Visakhapatnam city is 81.79 percent of which male and female literacy was 87.25 and 76.22 percent.

Visakhapatnam Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Visakhapatnam city is 978 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 947 per 1000 boys.

Visakhapatnam Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Visakhapatnam city are 164,129 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 84,298 boys while 79,831 are girls. The child forms 9.50 % of total population of Visakhapatnam City.

Visakhapatnam Slums

Total no. of Slums in Visakhapatnam city numbers 194,959 in which population of 770,971 resides. This is around 44.61% of total population of Visakhapatnam city.

Visakhapatnam City Population 2011

Description
City Visakhapatnam
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Only City
State Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam City Total Male Female
City Population 1,728,128 873,599 854,529
Literates 1,279,137 688,678 590,459
Children (0-6) 164,129 84,298 79,831
Average Literacy (%) 81.79 % 87.25 % 76.22 %
Sexratio 978
Child Sexratio 947

Visakhapatnam Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Visakhapatnam city with 92.32 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Visakhapatnam with approximately 3.85 % following it. In Visakhapatnam city, Christinity is followed by 3.07 %, Jainism by 0.11 %, Sikhism by 0.10 % and Buddhism by 0.03 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.50 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 92.32 % 1,595,460
Muslims 3.85 % 66,501
Christian 3.07 % 53,101
Sikh 0.10 % 1,741
Buddhist 0.03 % 597
Jain 0.11 % 1,964
Others 0.01 % 192
Not Stated 0.50 % 8,572

Future Population 2021-2031

Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 1,728,128 1,728,128
2021 2,246,000 2,332,000
2022 2,313,000 2,413,000
2023 2,382,000 2,497,000
2024 2,453,000 2,584,000
2025 2,526,000 2,674,000
2026 2,601,000 2,767,000
2027 2,679,000 2,863,000
2028 2,759,000 2,963,000
2029 2,841,000 3,066,000
2030 2,926,000 3,173,000
2031 3,013,000 3,284,000