2020 Uttar Pradesh Population: Predicted Numbers, Sex Ratio, Literacy and More

2020 Uttar Pradesh Population: Predicted Numbers, Sex Ratio, Literacy and More details given here. Uttar Pradesh or commonly known as UP is the largest state in India by population. It is the home of India’s largest Muslim population. UP is also the home of India’s largest Hindu population. The growth rate of Uttar Pradesh population is one of the highest among the Indian states.

In this article, we have provided census 2011 data for Uttar Pradesh state. We will this update data soon for 2021 census.

Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha
Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha

Uttar Pradesh Population Fast Facts (2011)

The following figure is quick facts about UP Population figures, with 2001 Vs 2011 census:

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

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Density/km2 829 690
Density/mi2 2,148 1,787
Area(Km2) 240,928 240,928
Area mi2 93,023 93,023
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 30,791,331 31,624,628
Male Population (0-6 Age) 16,185,581 16,509,033
Female Population (0-6 Age) 14,605,750 15,115,595
Literacy 67.68 % 56.27 %
Male Literacy 77.28 % 68.82 %
Female Literacy 57.18 % 42.22 %
Total Literate 114,397,555 75,719,284
Male Literate 68,234,964 48,901,413
Female Literate 46,162,591 26,817,871

Uttar Pradesh Population by Religious

Hindu is the largest religion followed by Muslim, and Sikh. Hindu is the majority religion and Muslim is in minority.

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 159,312,654 79.73 %
Muslim 38,483,967 19.26 %
Sikh 643,500 0.32 %
Not Available 582,622 0.29 %
Christian 356,448 0.18 %
Jain 213,267 0.11 %
Buddhist 206,285 0.10 %
Other Religion 13,598 0.01 %

Uttar Pradesh Urban Population and Rural Population in 2011

As per Census 2011, urbanization of Uttar Pradesh is quick for business and personal purpose:

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 77.73 % 22.27 %
Total Population 155,317,278 44,495,063
Male Population 80,992,995 23,487,515
Female Population 74,324,283 21,007,548
Population Growth 17.97 % 28.82 %
Sex Ratio 918 894
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 906 885
Child Population (0-6) 25,040,583 5,750,748
Child Percentage (0-6) 16.12 % 12.92 %
Literates 85,284,680 29,112,875
Average Literacy 65.46 % 75.14 %
Male Literacy 76.33 % 80.45 %
Female Literacy 48.48 % 60.96 %

Uttar Pradesh Big Cities Population (Municipal Corporation in Uttar Pradesh Census 2011): Male and Female

The following cities have large population based on 2011 population survey in India:

Big Cities Population Male Female
Lucknow (Municipal Corporation) 2,817,105 1,460,970 1,356,135
Kanpur (Municipal Corporation) 2,765,348 1,489,062 1,276,286
Ghaziabad (Municipal Corporation) 1,648,643 874,607 774,036
Agra (Municipal Corporation) 1,585,704 845,902 739,802
Meerut (Municipal Corporation) 1,305,429 688,118 617,311
Varanasi (Municipal Corporation) 1,198,491 635,140 563,351
Allahabad (Municipal Corporation) 1,112,544 600,386 512,158
Bareilly (Municipal Corporation) 903,668 476,927 426,741
Moradabad (Municipal Corporation) 887,871 464,580 423,291
Aligarh (Municipal Corporation) 874,408 461,772 412,636

Uttar Pradesh Large Metropolitan Region Population / Census 2011

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 Literacy Rate 2011 Vs 2021

::2011::

  • 67.68 percent as per 2011 population census
  • male literacy stands at 77.28 percent
  • female literacy is at 57.18 percent

::2001::

  • literacy rate in Uttar Pradesh stood at 56.27 percent
  • male 68.82 percent
  • female 42.22 percent

Uttar Pradesh Density 2011

  • ::2011::
  • Total area of Uttar Pradesh 240,928 sq. km
  • Density of Uttar Pradesh is 829 per sq km
  • ::2001:: density of Uttar Pradesh was 690 per sq km

Uttar Pradesh Sex Ratio in 2001 Vs 2011

  • 2011: Sex Ratio in Uttar Pradesh is 912 / 1000 male
  • 2001: female was 898 per 1000 males

Uttar Pradesh Projected Population 2012-2021

Year Projected Population
2011 199,812,341 19.98 Crore
2012 203,382,046 20.34 Crore
2013 206,942,855 20.69 Crore
2014 210,493,544 21.05 Crore
2015 214,032,922 21.40 Crore
2016 217,559,836 21.76 Crore
2017 221,073,168 22.11 Crore
2018 224,571,834 22.46 Crore
2019 228,054,788 22.81 Crore
2020 231,521,022 23.15 Crore
2021 234,969,561 23.50 Crore

Note: Census 2021 is going to be conducted in 2020 and scheduled to be published in 2020-2021. We will update this data as soon as possible after publication of latest data.

Article Title: 2020 Uttar Pradesh Population: Predicted Numbers, Sex Ratio, Literacy and More
Article last re-published on March 9, 2020.

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