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Uttar Pradesh Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy

As per details from Census 2011, Uttar Pradesh has population of 19.98 Crores, an increase from figure of 16.62 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Uttar Pradesh as per lastest census data is 199,812,341 of which male and female are 104,480,510 and 95,331,831 respectively. In 2001, total population was 166,197,921 in which males were 87,565,369 while females were 78,632,552. The total population growth in this decade was 20.23 percent while in previous decade it was 25.80 percent. The population of Uttar Pradesh forms 16.50 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 16.16 percent.

Uttar Pradesh Sex Ratio 2024

Sex Ratio in Uttar Pradesh is 912 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 898 per 1000 males in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh Literacy Rate 2024

Literacy rate in Uttar Pradesh has seen upward trend and is 67.68 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 77.28 percent while female literacy is at 57.18 percent.

Uttar Pradesh 2024 Population

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

Year Projected Population
2011 19.98 Crores 199,812,341
2021 23.48 Crores 234,750,000
2022 23.83 Crores 238,300,000
2023 24.14 Crores 241,360,000

Uttar Pradesh Religion wise Population 2024

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Uttar Pradesh with 79.73 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Uttar Pradesh with approximately 19.26 % following it. In Uttar Pradesh state, Christinity is followed by 0.18 %, Jainism by 0.11 %, Sikhism by 0.32 % and Buddhism by 0.32 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.29 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Percentage
Hindu 79.73 %
Muslim 19.26 %

Uttar Pradesh Population Data

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 19.98 Crores 16.62 Crore
Actual Population 199,812,341 166,197,921
Male 104,480,510 87,565,369
Female 95,331,831 78,632,552
Population Growth 20.23% 25.80%
Percantage of total Population 16.50% 16.16%
Sex Ratio 912 898
Child Sex Ratio 902 916
Density/km2 829 690
Area(Km 2) 240,928 240,928
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 30,791,331 31,624,628
Literacy 67.68 % 56.27 %
Male Literacy 77.28 % 68.82 %
Female Literacy 57.18 % 42.22 %

Uttar Pradesh Urban Population

Out of total population of Uttar Pradesh, 22.27% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Uttar Pradesh increased by 28.82 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Uttar Pradesh was 894 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Uttar Pradesh for Urban regions was 75.14 percent.

Uttar Pradesh Rural Population

Of the total population of Uttar Pradesh state, around 77.73 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Uttar Pradesh for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 17.97%. In rural regions of Uttar Pradesh state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 918. Average literacy rate in Uttar Pradesh for rural areas was 65.46 percent.

Uttar Pradesh City List

Uttar Pradesh Metropolitan Regions

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Kanpur 2,920,496 1,572,334 1,348,162
Lucknow 2,902,920 1,509,451 1,393,469
Ghaziabad 2,375,820 1,263,392 1,112,428
Agra 1,760,285 939,875 820,410
Varanasi 1,423,711 754,310 669,401
Meerut 1,420,902 752,893 668,009
Allahabad 1,212,395 654,487 557,908
Bareilly 985,752 521,980 463,772
Aligarh 911,223 481,207 430,016
Gorakhpur 694,889 365,405 329,484

Uttar Pradesh State Information

Recently as per Uttar Pradesh census data, 94.70% houses are owned while 4.11% were rented. In all, 64.03% couples in Uttar Pradesh lived in single family. In 2011, 72.02% of Uttar Pradesh population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 1.85% of Uttar 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 Uttar Pradesh. 3.80% of family in Uttar Pradesh owned car while 19.61% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Uttar Pradesh, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Uttar Pradesh population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Uttar Pradesh.

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh is Lucknow. The languages spoken in the Uttar Pradesh state includes Hindi and Urdu. In total Uttar Pradesh (UP) state comprises 71 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Uttar Pradesh state is UP.

What is the population of Uttar Pradesh in 2023? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Uttar Pradesh was done in 2011 and the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 24.14 Crores.

Literacy rate of Uttar Pradesh has seen upward trend and is 67.68 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Uttar Pradesh from government records and data.

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