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Solapur District - Population 2011-2023

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

In 2011, Solapur had population of 4,317,756 of which male and female were 2,227,852 and 2,089,904 respectively. In 2001 census, Solapur had a population of 3,849,543 of which males were 1,989,623 and remaining 1,859,920 were females. Solapur District population constituted 3.84 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Solapur District was at 3.97 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 12.16 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Solapur District recorded increase of 19.14 percent to its population compared to 1991.


Solapur Literacy Rate

Average literacy rate of Solapur in 2011 were 77.02 compared to 77.02 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 85.03 and 68.55 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 81.99 and 59.84 in Solapur District. Total literate in Solapur District were 2,910,676 of which male and female were 1,651,266 and 1,259,410 respectively. In 2001, Solapur District had 2,336,825 in its district.


Solapur Sex Ratio

With regards to Sex Ratio in Solapur, it stood at 938 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 935. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 883 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 895 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.


Solapur District Religion Data

Description Percentage Population 2011
Hindu 87.90 % 3,795,424
Muslims 10.22 % 441,254
Christian 0.23 % 9,882
Sikh 0.03 % 1,279
Buddhist 0.82 % 35,497
Jain 0.65 % 28,134
Others 0.01 % 568
Not Stated 0.13 % 5,718

Solapur Population 2022 - 2023

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

Year Projected Population
2011 4,317,756 43.18 Lakhs
2021 4,760,000 47.64 Lakhs
2022 4,800,000 48.06 Lakhs
2023 4,840,000 48.42 Lakhs
2024 4,870,000 48.73 Lakhs
2025 4,890,000 48.99 Lakhs
2026 4,920,000 49.21 Lakhs
2027 4,940,000 49.41 Lakhs
2028 4,950,000 49.57 Lakhs
2029 4,970,000 49.71 Lakhs
2030 4,980,000 49.83 Lakhs
2031 4,990,000 49.93 Lakhs

Solapur Population 2011 - 2001

Description 2011 2001
Population 43.18 Lakhs 38.50 Lakhs
Actual Population 4,317,756 3,849,543
Male 2,227,852 1,989,623
Female 2,089,904 1,859,920
Population Growth 12.16% 19.14%
Area Sq. Km 14,895 14,895
Density/km2 290 258
Proportion to Maharashtra Population 3.84% 3.97%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 938 935
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 883 895
Average Literacy 77.02 71.25
Male Literacy 85.03 81.99
Female Literacy 68.55 59.84
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 538,453 569,609
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.47% 14.80%

Solapur Child Population

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Solapur. There were total 538,453 children under age of 0-6 against 569,609 of 2001 census. Of total 538,453 male and female were 285,879 and 252,574 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 883 compared to 895 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.47 percent of Solapur District compared to 14.80 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.33 percent in this compared to previous census of India.


Solapur Houseless Data

In 2011, total 1,499 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Solapur district of Maharashtra. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 5,113. This approx 0.11841799305009% of total population of Solapur district.


Solapur District Density

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Solapur district for 2011 is 290 people per sq. km. In 2001, Solapur district density was at 258 people per sq. km. Solapur district administers 14,895 square kilometers of areas.


Solapur District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Solapur population for 2011 census, 32.40 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,399,091 people lives in urban areas of which males are 709,509 and females are 689,582. Sex Ratio in urban region of Solapur district is 972 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Solapur district was 907 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 162,125 of which males and females were 85,016 and 77,109. This child population figure of Solapur district is 11.98 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Solapur district as per census 2011 is 83.10 % of which males and females are 89.70 % and 76.36 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,027,888 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 560,181 and 467,707 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 67.60 % population of Solapur districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Solapur district population living in rural areas is 2,918,665 of which males and females are 1,518,343 and 1,400,322 respectively. In rural areas of Solapur district, sex ratio is 922 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Solapur district is considered, figure is 874 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 376,328 in rural areas of which males were 200,863 and females were 175,465. The child population comprises 13.23 % of total rural population of Solapur district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Solapur district is 74.06 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 82.82 and 64.64 percent respectively. In total, 1,882,788 people were literate of which males and females were 1,091,085 and 791,703 respectively.

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

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 67.60 % 32.40 %
Total Population 2,918,665 1,399,091
Male Population 1,518,343 709,509
Female Population 1,400,322 689,582
Sex Ratio 922 972
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 874 907
Child Population (0-6) 376,328 162,125
Male Child(0-6) 200,863 85,016
Female Child(0-6) 175,465 77,109
Child Percentage (0-6) 12.89 % 11.59 %
Male Child Percentage 13.23 % 11.98 %
Female Child Percentage 12.53 % 11.18 %
Literates 1,882,788 1,027,888
Male Literates 1,091,085 560,181
Female Literates 791,703 467,707
Average Literacy 74.06 % 83.10 %
Male Literacy 82.82 % 89.70 %
Female Literacy 64.64 % 76.36 %

City/Metros in Solapur District

Urban Agglomerations inside Solapur District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Solapur District
Cities inside Solapur District Population Male Female
Solapur (Municipal Corporation) 951,558 481,064 470,494
Barshi (Municipal Council) 118,722 60,801 57,921