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Madhya Pradesh Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy

As per details from Census 2011, Madhya Pradesh has population of 7.27 Crores, an increase from figure of 6.03 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Madhya Pradesh as per lastest census data is 72,626,809 of which male and female are 37,612,306 and 35,014,503 respectively. In 2001, total population was 60,348,023 in which males were 31,443,652 while females were 28,904,371. The total population growth in this decade was 20.35 percent while in previous decade it was 24.34 percent. The population of Madhya Pradesh forms 6.00 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 5.87 percent.

Madhya Pradesh Sex Ratio 2024

Sex Ratio in Madhya Pradesh is 931 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 919 per 1000 males in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh Literacy Rate 2024

Literacy rate in Madhya Pradesh has seen upward trend and is 69.32 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 78.73 percent while female literacy is at 59.24 percent.

Madhya Pradesh 2023 - 2024 Population

What is the population of Madhya Pradesh in 2024 ? The last census of Madhya Pradesh was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we do have projection of Madhya Pradesh 2024 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 7.26 Crores 72,626,809
2021 8.53 Crores 85,310,000
2022 8.66 Crores 86,590,000
2023 8.77 Crores 87,700,000

Madhya Pradesh Religion wise Population 2024

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Madhya Pradesh with 90.89 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Madhya Pradesh with approximately 6.57 % following it. In Madhya Pradesh state, Christinity is followed by 0.29 %, Jainism by 0.78 %, Sikhism by 0.21 % and Buddhism by 0.21 %. Around 0.83 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.13 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Percentage
Hindu 90.89 %
Muslim 6.57 %
Other religion 0.83 %
Jain 0.78 %

Madhya Pradesh Population Data

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 7.27 Crores 6.03 Crore
Actual Population 72,626,809 60,348,023
Male 37,612,306 31,443,652
Female 35,014,503 28,904,371
Population Growth 20.35% 24.34%
Percantage of total Population 6.00% 5.87%
Sex Ratio 931 919
Child Sex Ratio 918 932
Density/km2 236 196
Area(Km 2) 308,252 308,245
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 10,809,395 10,782,214
Literacy 69.32 % 63.74 %
Male Literacy 78.73 % 76.06 %
Female Literacy 59.24 % 50.29 %

Madhya Pradesh Urban Population

Out of total population of Madhya Pradesh, 27.63% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Madhya Pradesh increased by 25.69 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Madhya Pradesh was 918 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Madhya Pradesh for Urban regions was 82.85 percent.

Madhya Pradesh Rural Population

Of the total population of Madhya Pradesh state, around 72.37 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Madhya Pradesh for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 18.42%. In rural regions of Madhya Pradesh state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 936. Average literacy rate in Madhya Pradesh for rural areas was 63.94 percent.

Madhya Pradesh City List

Madhya Pradesh Metropolitan Regions

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Indore 2,170,295 1,127,910 1,042,385
Bhopal 1,886,100 981,860 904,240
Jabalpur 1,268,848 661,436 607,412
Gwalior 1,117,740 596,697 521,043

Madhya Pradesh State Information

Recently as per Madhya Pradesh census data, 90.88% houses are owned while 6.70% were rented. In all, 71.76% couples in Madhya Pradesh lived in single family. In 2011, 46.60% of Madhya Pradesh population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 1.42% of Madhya Pradesh 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 Madhya Pradesh. 2.68% of family in Madhya Pradesh owned car while 18.81% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Madhya Pradesh, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Madhya Pradesh population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Madhya Pradesh.

While Bhopal is the capital city of Madhya Pradesh state, largest remains Indore as per census 2011. The languages spoken in the Madhya Pradesh state includes Hindi. In total Madhya Pradesh (MP) state comprises 50 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Madhya Pradesh state is MP.

What is the population of Madhya Pradesh in 2023? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Madhya Pradesh was done in 2011 and the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 8.77 Crores.

Literacy rate of Madhya Pradesh has seen upward trend and is 69.32 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Madhya Pradesh from government records and data.

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