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
, 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.
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
Average Literacy (%)
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'.