As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Gaya is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Gaya city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Gaya Urban Region.
The total population of Gaya UA/Metropolitan region is 475,987. The male population of which is 251,057 while female population is 224,930.
Gaya Population 2023
Population of Gaya city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Gaya Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Gaya urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Gaya region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Gaya Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Gaya Agglomeration is 81.46% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Gaya stood at 86.39 % and 75.94 % respectively.
Total literates in Gaya UA were 336,083 of which males were 188,308 and remaining 147,775 were females.
Gaya Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Gaya UA is around 13.32 % of total Gaya UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Gaya Urban region were 63,422 of which male were 33,085 while remaining 30,337 childs were female.
Gaya Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Gaya UA was found lower with figure of 896 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 917 per 1000 boys in Gaya Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Gaya Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Gaya Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031