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Rajkot District - Population 2011-2023

An official Census 2011 detail of Rajkot, a district of Gujarat has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Gujarat. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Rajkot District of Gujarat.

In 2011, Rajkot had population of 3,804,558 of which male and female were 1,974,445 and 1,830,113 respectively. In 2001 census, Rajkot had a population of 3,169,881 of which males were 1,642,018 and remaining 1,527,863 were females. Rajkot District population constituted 6.29 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Rajkot District was at 6.26 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 20.02 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Rajkot District recorded increase of 26.08 percent to its population compared to 1991.


Rajkot Literacy Rate

Average literacy rate of Rajkot in 2011 were 80.96 compared to 80.96 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 87.07 and 74.43 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 82.61 and 65.20 in Rajkot District. Total literate in Rajkot District were 2,725,056 of which male and female were 1,514,075 and 1,210,981 respectively. In 2001, Rajkot District had 2,033,946 in its district.


Rajkot Sex Ratio

With regards to Sex Ratio in Rajkot, it stood at 927 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 930. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 862 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 854 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.


Rajkot District Religion Data

Description Percentage Population 2011
Hindu 89.30 % 3,397,406
Muslims 9.50 % 361,388
Christian 0.14 % 5,478
Sikh 0.05 % 1,918
Buddhist 0.03 % 1,170
Jain 0.88 % 33,591
Others 0.01 % 269
Not Stated 0.09 % 3,338

Rajkot Population 2022 - 2023

What is the population of Rajkot district in 2023 ? The question though important has no correct answer. The last census of Rajkot was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we can do projection of future Rajkot 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 3,804,558 38.05 Lakhs
2021 4,450,000 44.52 Lakhs
2022 4,510,000 45.16 Lakhs
2023 4,570,000 45.72 Lakhs
2024 4,610,000 46.20 Lakhs
2025 4,660,000 46.61 Lakhs
2026 4,690,000 46.96 Lakhs
2027 4,720,000 47.26 Lakhs
2028 4,750,000 47.52 Lakhs
2029 4,770,000 47.74 Lakhs
2030 4,790,000 47.93 Lakhs
2031 4,800,000 48.09 Lakhs

Rajkot Population 2011 - 2001

Description 2011 2001
Population 38.05 Lakhs 31.70 Lakhs
Actual Population 3,804,558 3,169,881
Male 1,974,445 1,642,018
Female 1,830,113 1,527,863
Population Growth 20.02% 26.08%
Area Sq. Km 11,198 11,203
Density/km2 340 283
Proportion to Gujarat Population 6.29% 6.26%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 927 930
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 862 854
Average Literacy 80.96 74.16
Male Literacy 87.07 82.61
Female Literacy 74.43 65.20
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 438,580 427,184
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.53% 13.48%

Rajkot Child Population

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Rajkot. There were total 438,580 children under age of 0-6 against 427,184 of 2001 census. Of total 438,580 male and female were 235,534 and 203,046 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 862 compared to 854 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.53 percent of Rajkot District compared to 13.48 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.95 percent in this compared to previous census of India.


Rajkot Houseless Data

In 2011, total 2,173 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Rajkot district of Gujarat. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 9,640. This approx 0.25338028753931% of total population of Rajkot district.


Rajkot District Density

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Rajkot district for 2011 is 340 people per sq. km. In 2001, Rajkot district density was at 283 people per sq. km. Rajkot district administers 11,198 square kilometers of areas.


Rajkot District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Rajkot population for 2011 census, 58.19 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 2,214,050 people lives in urban areas of which males are 1,158,181 and females are 1,055,869. Sex Ratio in urban region of Rajkot district is 912 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Rajkot district was 849 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 246,495 of which males and females were 133,333 and 113,162. This child population figure of Rajkot district is 11.51 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Rajkot district as per census 2011 is 85.44 % of which males and females are 89.90 % and 80.60 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,681,121 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 921,320 and 759,801 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 41.81 % population of Rajkot districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Rajkot district population living in rural areas is 1,590,508 of which males and females are 816,264 and 774,244 respectively. In rural areas of Rajkot district, sex ratio is 949 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Rajkot district is considered, figure is 879 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 192,085 in rural areas of which males were 102,201 and females were 89,884. The child population comprises 12.52 % of total rural population of Rajkot district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Rajkot district is 74.65 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 83.01 and 65.93 percent respectively. In total, 1,043,935 people were literate of which males and females were 592,755 and 451,180 respectively.

All details regarding Rajkot District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Rajkot District.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 41.81 % 58.19 %
Total Population 1,590,508 2,214,050
Male Population 816,264 1,158,181
Female Population 774,244 1,055,869
Sex Ratio 949 912
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 879 849
Child Population (0-6) 192,085 246,495
Male Child(0-6) 102,201 133,333
Female Child(0-6) 89,884 113,162
Child Percentage (0-6) 12.08 % 11.13 %
Male Child Percentage 12.52 % 11.51 %
Female Child Percentage 11.61 % 10.72 %
Literates 1,043,935 1,681,121
Male Literates 592,755 921,320
Female Literates 451,180 759,801
Average Literacy 74.65 % 85.44 %
Male Literacy 83.01 % 89.90 %
Female Literacy 65.93 % 80.60 %

City/Metros in Rajkot District

Urban Agglomerations inside Rajkot District Population Male Female
Rajkot (Urban Agglomeration) 1,390,640 729,762 660,878
Morvi (Urban Agglomeration) 251,859 131,188 120,671
Cities inside Rajkot District Population Male Female
Rajkot (Municipal Corporation) 1,286,678 674,355 612,323
Morvi (Municipality) 194,947 101,322 93,625
Jetpur Navagadh (Municipality) 118,302 62,174 56,128
Gondal (Municipality) 112,197 58,300 53,897