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Gujarat Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy

As per details from Census 2011, Gujarat has population of 6.04 Crores, an increase from figure of 5.07 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Gujarat as per lastest census data is 60,439,692 of which male and female are 31,491,260 and 28,948,432 respectively. In 2001, total population was 50,671,017 in which males were 26,385,577 while females were 24,285,440. The total population growth in this decade was 19.28 percent while in previous decade it was 22.48 percent. The population of Gujarat forms 4.99 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 4.93 percent.

Gujarat Sex Ratio 2023

Sex Ratio in Gujarat is 919 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 920 per 1000 males in Gujarat.

Gujarat Literacy Rate 2023

Literacy rate in Gujarat has seen upward trend and is 78.03 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 85.75 percent while female literacy is at 69.68 percent.

Gujarat 2022 - 2023 Population

What is the population of Gujarat in 2023 ? The last census of Gujarat was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we do have projection of Gujarat 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 6.04 Crores 60,439,692
2021 7.07 Crores 70,710,000
2022 7.18 Crores 71,760,000
2023 7.27 Crores 72,680,000

Gujarat Religion wise Population 2023

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Gujarat with 88.57 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Gujarat with approximately 9.67 % following it. In Gujarat state, Christinity is followed by 0.52 %, Jainism by 0.96 %, Sikhism by 0.10 % and Buddhism by 0.10 %. Around 0.03 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.10 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Percentage
Hindu 88.57 %
Muslim 9.67 %
Jain 0.96 %
Christian 0.52 %

Gujarat Population Data

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 6.04 Crores 5.07 Crore
Actual Population 60,439,692 50,671,017
Male 31,491,260 26,385,577
Female 28,948,432 24,285,440
Population Growth 19.28% 22.48%
Percantage of total Population 4.99% 4.93%
Sex Ratio 919 920
Child Sex Ratio 890 883
Density/km2 308 258
Area(Km 2) 196,244 196,024
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 7,777,262 7,532,404
Literacy 78.03 % 69.14 %
Male Literacy 85.75 % 79.66 %
Female Literacy 69.68 % 57.80 %

Gujarat Urban Population

Out of total population of Gujarat, 42.60% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Gujarat increased by 36.00 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Gujarat was 880 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Gujarat for Urban regions was 86.31 percent.

Gujarat Rural Population

Of the total population of Gujarat state, around 57.40 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Gujarat for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 9.31%. In rural regions of Gujarat state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 949. Average literacy rate in Gujarat for rural areas was 71.71 percent.

Gujarat City List


Gujarat Metropolitan Regions

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Ahmedabad 6,361,084 3,350,582 3,010,502
Surat 4,591,246 2,619,373 1,971,873
Vadodara 1,822,221 949,998 872,223
Rajkot 1,390,640 729,762 660,878
Bhavnagar 605,882 315,429 290,453
Jamnagar 600,943 313,214 287,729

Gujarat State Information

Recently as per Gujarat census data, 83.92% houses are owned while 13.54% were rented. In all, 65.95% couples in Gujarat lived in single family. In 2011, 57.87% of Gujarat population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 3.13% of Gujarat population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Reliance Jio and Airtel. This is likely to see increased ecommerce penetration of Flipkart/Amazon in Gujarat. 6.10% of family in Gujarat owned car while 34.14% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Gujarat, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Gujarat population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Gujarat.

While Gandhinagar is the capital city of Gujarat state, largest remains Ahmedabad as per census 2011. The languages spoken in the Gujarat state includes Gujarati, Hindi and English. In total Gujarat (GJ) state comprises 26 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Gujarat state is GJ.

What is the population of Gujarat in 2023? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Gujarat was done in 2011 and the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 7.27 Crores.

Literacy rate of Gujarat has seen upward trend and is 78.03 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Gujarat from government records and data.

As per details from latest census data, currently Gujarat is having higher sex ratio compared to national average. Sex Ratio of Gujarat in 2011-2021 is...