According to Census of India 2011, Gujarat has witness a growth of 19% in its population in the last 10 years. Current Population of Gujarat is 67.6 million.
Gujarat's Population 2017
|Current Population of Gujarat in 2017||67,600,992|
|Population of Gujarat in 2016||66,342,236|
|Total Male Population||31,482,282 (2011)|
|Total Female Population||28,901,346 (2011)|
|Sex Ratio in Gujarat||918 females per 1,000 males|
Population of Gujarat - With a Population of 67,600,992 Gujarat is the 10th largest state in terms of Population in India. Gujarat is one of the most industrialized states of India and thus attracts people from India both in terms of investment and jobs. From a small figure of 50,671,017 in 2001, the population of Gujarat has gone to 60,383,628 in 2011. Population growth in Gujarat has witnessed an increase of 19.17 in this decade. Out of this figures, total male population stands at 31,482,282 and female at 28,901,346 in state of Gujarat. In terms of Population, Ahmedabad is the largest city of Gujarat with 6.2 million people living here. Surat and Vadodara are other two major cities with high number of urban population residing here. Rajkot is the fourth largest city of Gujarat with population of 1.50 million. The cities like Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Junagadh and Jamnagar constitutes a large number of urban populations in Gujarat.
Population of Gujarat in 2017
Current Population of Gujarat in 2017 is 67,600,992. The state added over 1 million people in its total population during the current year.
Population of Gujarat in 2016
Population in Gujarat is growing at an annual growth rate of 1.9 percent. In 2016, Going by its annual growth rate, Population in the state of Gujarat was 66,342,236 (6.63 Crores).
Population of Gujarat in 2012
Gujarat witnessed a growth of 1.9% to its population as compared to last year figure of 60,383,628. Population of Gujarat in 2012 was estimated to be 61,530,916. More than 1.1 million people were added to its population in the year 2012.
Population in 2011
According to recently concluded Census of India in 2011, the total number of people living in Gujarat in 2011 was 60,383,628. These includes 31,482,282 males and 28,901,346 females.
Literacy Rate in Gujarat
The state of Gujarat has also shown an increase in its literacy rate by 10 percent in this decade. Currently it stands at 79.31 percent as compared to last census (2001) figures of 69.14 percent. Better education facilities by the state government have proved a vital role in improving overall literacy rate of Gujarat. According to latest Census of 2011, Male Literacy rate in Gujarat stands at 87.23 percent while female literacy rate is 70.73 percent.
Sex Ratio of Gujarat
Sex Ratio of Gujarat which is currently recorded as 918 females per 1000 males is lower than the national figures 940. Gujarat Sex Ratio has not shown any improvement from last census figures of 921 per 1000 females in 2001. According to latest census of 2011, there are 918 females available in Gujarat for every 1000 males.
Hinduism is the most dominant religion in Gujarat with 89.1% of the population being Hindus. The other religions include Muslims 9.1%, Jain and Sikhs 0.1% of the total Population in Gujarat. Gujarati is the official language of Gujarat while Hindi and English are also widely spoken. Kutchi, Bhili and Gamit are also spoken in the areas like Kutch region of Gujarat.
|Religion in Gujarat (2011)|
Population Growth in Gujarat
Gujarat has witnessed a descent growth in its population in the last 60 years. From a small figure of 16 Lakh in 1950, it has gone passed 6.03 Crore in 2011. Rapid Industrialization and development of the Gujarat state has attracted people from all over India. Thus Population of Gujarat has increased a lot in the last 6 decades beginning from 1950.
Population of Gujarat (District wise)
|District Code||State/District||Population 2011||Sex Ratio||Population density per sq. km.|
Growth of Population in Gujarat
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|source: Census of India|