2020 Gujarat Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More

2020 Gujarat Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More details and information have been provided here. Located in the westernmost part of India, Gujarat is home to several architectural marvels and is famous for its vibrant culture and rich heritage, apart from the scenic landscapes and mouth-watering cuisine. World’s largest white desert, India’s longest coastline, shore temples, the habitat of Asiatic lions, countries first marine national park, ancient Buddhist caves, Harappan citadels more than 4,000 years old and handicrafts and handlooms trail.

So, let’s see important details of 2020 Gujarat Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More.

Gujarat Assembly
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Gujarat Population 2020 and Fast Facts

As per prediction, population of Gujarat will be 7.00 Crore in 2020.

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

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Density/km2 308 258
Density/mi2 798 669
Area(Km2) 196,244 196,024
Area mi2 75,770 75,685
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 7,777,262 7,532,404
Male Population (0-6 Age) 4,115,384 4,000,148
Female Population (0-6 Age) 3,661,878 3,532,256
Literacy 78.03 % 69.14 %
Male Literacy 85.75 % 79.66 %
Female Literacy 69.68 % 57.80 %
Total Literate 41,093,358 29,827,750
Male Literate 23,474,873 17,833,273
Female Literate 17,618,485 11,994,477

Gujarat Population by Religion – Religious Data

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 53,533,988 88.57 %
Muslim 5,846,761 9.67 %
Jain 579,654 0.96 %
Christian 316,178 0.52 %
Sikh 58,246 0.10 %
Not Available 57,902 0.10 %
Buddhist 30,483 0.05 %
Other Religion 16,480 0.03 %

Gujarat Urban Population 2011 and Rural Population 2011

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 57.40 % 42.60 %
Total Population 34,694,609 25,745,083
Male Population 17,799,159 13,692,101
Female Population 16,895,450 12,052,982
Population Growth 9.31 % 36.00 %
Sex Ratio 949 880
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 914 852
Child Population (0-6) 4,824,903 2,952,359
Child Percentage (0-6) 13.91 % 11.47 %
Literates 21,420,842 19,672,516
Average Literacy 71.71 % 86.31 %
Male Literacy 81.61 % 90.98 %
Female Literacy 57.78 % 70.26 %

Gujarat Big Cities Population

Located on the western coast of India, has the longest coastline of 1,600 Km. Gandhinagar, the capital city of Gujarat is located close to Amdavad (Ahmedabad), the commercial capital

Big Cities Population Male Female
Ahmedabad (Municipal Corporation) 5,577,940 2,938,985 2,638,955
Surat (Municipal Corporation) 4,467,797 2,543,623 1,924,174
Vadodara (Municipal Corporation) 1,670,806 869,647 801,159
Rajkot (Municipal Corporation) 1,286,678 674,355 612,323
Bhavnagar (Municipal Corporation) 593,368 308,892 284,476
Jamnagar (Municipal Corporation) 479,920 248,947 230,973
Junagadh (Municipal Corporation) 319,462 163,413 156,049
Gandhidham (Municipality) 247,992 131,484 116,508
Nadiad (Municipality) 218,095 112,311 105,784
Gandhinagar (Notified Area) 206,167 107,492 98,675

Gujarat Large Metropolitan Population

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 Literacy Rate 2011

With a Population of 70,208,143 Gujarat is the 10th largest state in terms of Population in India. Gujarat is one of the most industrialised states of India and thus attracts people from all over India both in terms of investment and jobs.

  • 2011: Literacy rate in Gujarat was 78.03 percent as per 2011 population census. Male 85.75%, Female 69.68%
  • 2001: Literacy rate in Gujarat was 69.14 percent as per 2001 population census. Male 79.66%, Female 57.80%

Gujarat Population Density 2011

  • 2011: Total area of Gujarat is 196,244 sq. km. Density of Gujarat is 308 per sq km.
  • 2001: Density of Gujarat was 258 per sq km

Gujarat Sex Ratio 2011 / Gender Ratio in 2011

  • 2011: Sex Ratio in Gujarat is Female 919 / 1000 male
  • 2001: Sex Ratio in Gujarat is Female 920 / 1000 male

Gujarat 2020 Population and Projected Population

The state is bounded primarily by Pakistan to the northwest and by the Indian states of Rajasthan to the north, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and Maharashtra to the southeast.

Year Projected Population
2011 60,439,692 6.04 Crore
2012 61,563,037 6.16 Crore
2013 62,684,375 6.27 Crore
2014 63,803,304 6.38 Crore
2015 64,919,427 6.49 Crore
2016 66,032,362 6.60 Crore
2017 67,141,736 6.71 Crore
2018 68,247,188 6.82 Crore
2019 69,348,367 6.93 Crore
2020 70,444,935 7.04 Crore
2021 71,536,564 7.15 Crore

Article Title: 2020 Gujarat Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More
Article first published on November 27, 2019.