Visakhapatnam city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Andhra Pradesh State/UT.
The current estimate population of Visakhapatnam city in 2023 is
, while Visakhapatnam metro population is estimated at
. 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.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Visakhapatnam in 2011 is 1,728,128.
Visakhapatnam Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
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.
The sex ratio of Visakhapatnam city is 978 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 947 per 1000 boys.
Visakhapatnam Slum Population
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.
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'.