After Mumbai, Pune is the second largest city of Maharashtra with a total head count of over 5.9 million people. Information on population, sex ratio and literacy rate in Pune.

Population of Pune 2016


Population of Pune - The vibrant city of Pune is one of the fastest growing industrial hubs in Maharashtra. Pune attracts students and professionals from all over India and abroad as it is one of India's leading industrial cities. Pune has witnessed a tremendous growth in population in the last 15 years due to overall development of various industrial sectors and information technology. With a total population of 5.9 million, Pune urban agglomeration is one of the fastest growing areas in Maharashtra. The urban agglomeration of Pune including Khadki, Pimpri-Chinchwad and Dehu has made a huge growth in its population in the last 15 years. From a small figure of 4,485,000 in 2005, its urban agglomeration has grown to over 5 million in 2011. Migrating Population is one of the prime reasons for such a rapid growth in population of Pune. The Migrating population in the city has witnessed a growth of 100% between years 2001 to 2005. Excellent growth in software and education sector has resulted in generating more job opportunities for working class. People from all over India are settled in Pune as it offers great career and job opportunities. A large number of Students from various parts of the world are studying in Pune as it offers best research institutes, information technology (IT) and educational institutes.

Population of Pune

Population of Pune in 2016
Also popular as cultural capital of Maharashtra, Pune is the second largest in the state after Mumbai. Population of Pune in 2016 is estimated to be 5,926,606 (5.9 million).

Population of Pune in 2015
According to recent estimated, Population of Pune in 2015 was estimated to be 5,743,865 (5.7 million). The city is witnessing a rapid growth in its population beginning from last decade (2001).

Population of Pune in 2014
Pune has witnessed a huge growth in its population due to rapid urbanization. Population growth in the city has scaled new heights as there are more people heading towards Pune for job, education and other reasons. According to recent estimates, Growth of Population in Pune is 3.4% every year. Its city population was estimated to be over 3.5 million in 2014.

Growth of Population in Pune
The dream city of Pune or Poona has shown major signs of development in the last 20 years. The city has become a major industrial hub of India thus inviting skilled workers from all over the nation. In the last 10 years, Population of Pune has witnessed a growth of 34%. Large scale development of Industries and rapid urbanization are few of the factors responsible for this huge growth in its population.

Religion in Pune
Majority of Population in Pune is Hindu religion followers. Nearly 71% of total population in Pune are Hindus. Muslims, Buddhist, Jains, Christian and others forms the rest proportion of population in the city. People of different religion worship their religious beliefs in Churches, Masjids, Gurudwaras, Jain temples and other religious places that is located in the city. Marathi is the most widely spoken language in Pune. English and Hindi are also popular languages in Pune.




* Estimated figures.