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Rajasthan Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy

As per details from Census 2011, Rajasthan has population of 6.86 Crores, an increase from figure of 5.65 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Rajasthan as per lastest census data is 68,548,437 of which male and female are 35,550,997 and 32,997,440 respectively. In 2001, total population was 56,507,188 in which males were 29,420,011 while females were 27,087,177. The total population growth in this decade was 21.31 percent while in previous decade it was 28.33 percent. The population of Rajasthan forms 5.66 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 5.49 percent.

Rajasthan Sex Ratio 2023

Sex Ratio in Rajasthan is 928 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 921 per 1000 males in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan Literacy Rate 2023

Literacy rate in Rajasthan has seen upward trend and is 66.11 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 79.19 percent while female literacy is at 52.12 percent.

Rajasthan 2022 - 2023 Population

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

Year Projected Population
2011 6.85 Crores 68,548,437
2021 8.12 Crores 81,180,000
2022 8.25 Crores 82,470,000
2023 8.36 Crores 83,590,000

Rajasthan Religion wise Population 2023

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Rajasthan with 88.49 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Rajasthan with approximately 9.07 % following it. In Rajasthan state, Christinity is followed by 0.14 %, Jainism by 0.91 %, Sikhism by 1.27 % and Buddhism by 1.27 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.10 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Percentage
Hindu 88.49 %
Muslim 9.07 %
Sikh 1.27 %
Jain 0.91 %

Rajasthan Population Data

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 6.86 Crores 5.65 Crore
Actual Population 68,548,437 56,507,188
Male 35,550,997 29,420,011
Female 32,997,440 27,087,177
Population Growth 21.31% 28.33%
Percantage of total Population 5.66% 5.49%
Sex Ratio 928 921
Child Sex Ratio 888 909
Density/km2 200 165
Area(Km 2) 342,239 342,239
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 10,649,504 10,651,002
Literacy 66.11 % 60.41 %
Male Literacy 79.19 % 75.70 %
Female Literacy 52.12 % 43.85 %

Rajasthan Urban Population

Out of total population of Rajasthan, 24.87% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Rajasthan increased by 29.01 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Rajasthan was 914 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Rajasthan for Urban regions was 79.68 percent.

Rajasthan Rural Population

Of the total population of Rajasthan state, around 75.13 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Rajasthan for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 18.96%. In rural regions of Rajasthan state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 933. Average literacy rate in Rajasthan for rural areas was 61.44 percent.

Rajasthan City List


Rajasthan Metropolitan Regions

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Jodhpur 1,138,300 598,795 539,505
Ajmer 551,101 283,072 268,029

Rajasthan State Information

Recently as per Rajasthan census data, 93.22% houses are owned while 5.36% were rented. In all, 66.73% couples in Rajasthan lived in single family. In 2011, 68.02% of Rajasthan population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 1.80% of Rajasthan 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 Rajasthan. 4.66% of family in Rajasthan owned car while 24.06% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Rajasthan, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Rajasthan population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Rajasthan.

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Rajasthan is Jaipur. The languages spoken in the Rajasthan state includes Hindi. In total Rajasthan (RJ) state comprises 33 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Rajasthan state is RJ.

What is the population of Rajasthan in 2023? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Rajasthan was done in 2011 and the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 8.36 Crores.

Literacy rate of Rajasthan has seen upward trend and is 66.11 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Rajasthan from government records and data.

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