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2020 Madhya Pradesh Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Projected Census 2012-2020 and More

2020 Madhya Pradesh Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Projected Census 2012-2020 and More details given here. Madhya Pradesh is one of the few states that is surrounded by other states on all its sides. It lies in the plain regions of the country and occupies one of the oldest parts of the Indian Subcontinent which was once the land of the Gonds called the Gondwana. Madhya Pradesh, often called the “Heart of India” is a state located in the central India. This historical land shares its boundaries with Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan.

So, let’s see important population figures i.e. 2020 Madhya Pradesh Population.

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Madhya Pradesh Population 2020 and Fast Facts

As per prediction, population of Madhya Pradesh will be 8.40 Crore in 2020. To get the population of Madhya Pradesh in 2020, the population of the past 5 years has to be taken into account.

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

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Density/km2 236 196
Density/mi2 610 507
Area(Km2) 308,252 308,245
Area mi2 119,017 119,014
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 10,809,395 10,782,214
Male Population (0-6 Age) 5,636,172 5,579,847
Female Population (0-6 Age) 5,173,223 5,202,367
Literacy 69.32 % 63.74 %
Male Literacy 78.73 % 76.06 %
Female Literacy 59.24 % 50.29 %
Total Literate 42,851,169 31,592,563
Male Literate 25,174,328 19,672,274
Female Literate 17,676,841 11,920,289

Madhya Pradesh Population by Religion – Religious Data 2011 (2021 Census Data will be updated soon)

Hinduism is the major religion in the state with 91 % following. Islam is the second most well-known religion in Madhya Pradesh with around 7 % following. Christianity, Sikhism, and Jains are different religions followed here in small numbers.

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 66,007,121 90.89 %
Muslim 4,774,695 6.57 %
Other Religion 599,594 0.83 %
Jain 567,028 0.78 %
Buddhist 216,052 0.30 %
Christian 213,282 0.29 %
Sikh 151,412 0.21 %
Not Available 97,625 0.13 %

Madhya Pradesh Urban Population 2011 and Rural Population 2011

It is expected that the state will experience a higher population growth rate in the years to come.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 72.37 % 27.63 %
Total Population 52,557,404 20,069,405
Male Population 27,149,388 10,462,918
Female Population 25,408,016 9,606,487
Population Growth 18.42 % 25.69 %
Sex Ratio 936 918
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 923 901
Child Population (0-6) 8,325,731 2,483,664
Child Percentage (0-6) 15.84 % 12.38 %
Literates 28,281,986 14,569,183
Average Literacy 63.94 % 82.85 %
Male Literacy 74.74 % 88.67 %
Female Literacy 48.49 % 69.46 %

Madhya Pradesh Big Cities Population in 2011 (Census 2020-2021 data will be updated soon)

As can be seen from the year 2015-19, the population of the state has gone up by 3.9804 Million in the past 5 years.

Big Cities Population Male Female
Indore (Municipal Corporation) 1,964,086 1,020,057 944,029
Bhopal (Municipal Corporation) 1,798,218 936,168 862,050
Gwalior (Municipal Corporation) 1,069,276 569,003 500,273
Jabalpur (Municipal Corporation) 1,055,525 545,510 510,015
Ujjain (Municipal Corporation) 515,215 264,871 250,344
Dewas (Municipal Corporation) 289,550 150,081 139,469
Satna (Municipal Corporation) 280,222 147,874 132,348
Sagar (Municipal Corporation) 273,296 142,766 130,530
Ratlam (Municipal Corporation) 264,914 134,915 129,999
Rewa (Municipal Corporation) 235,654 124,012 111,642

Madhya Pradesh Large Metropolitan Population in 2011 (Census 2020-2021 data will be updated soon)

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 Literacy Rate 2011

  • 2011: Literacy rate in Madhya Pradesh is 69.32 percent as per 2011 population census. Male literacy is 78.73 percent. Female literacy is 59.24 percent.
  • 2001: Literacy rate in Madhya Pradesh was 63.74 percent. Male 76.06% and Female 50.29%

Madhya Pradesh Population Density 2011 – Census 2021 data will be updated in 2020-2021

Madhya Pradesh enjoys a pretty good population growth rate and this has been consistent from many years. It is expected that the state will experience a higher population growth rate in the years to come.

  • 2011: Total area of Madhya Pradesh is 308,252 sq. km. Density of Madhya Pradesh is 236 per sq km.
  • 2001: Density of Madhya Pradesh was 196 per sq km.

Madhya Pradesh Sex Ratio om 2011 (Census 2001 data will be updated soon)

  • 2011: Sex Ratio in Madhya Pradesh is Female 931 / 1000 male
  • 2001: Sex Ratio in Madhya Pradesh is Female 919 / 1000 male

Madhya Pradesh 2020 Population and 2021 Census (Updated soon)

One of the reasons for this is the number of people coming over here from neighboring states for a better standard of living.

Year Projected Population
2011 72,626,809 7.26 Crore
2012 74,018,389 7.40 Crore
2013 75,408,267 7.54 Crore
2014 76,795,925 7.68 Crore
2015 78,180,854 7.82 Crore
2016 79,562,560 7.96 Crore
2017 80,940,564 8.09 Crore
2018 82,314,396 8.23 Crore
2019 83,683,604 8.37 Crore
2020 85,047,748 8.50 Crore
2021 86,406,401 8.64 Crore

Article Title: 2020 Madhya Pradesh Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Projected Census 2012-2020 and More
Article first published on November 23, 2019.