The city of Ghaziabad is currently home to around 2 million people in Uttar Pradesh state. More details on population growth, sex ratio, literacy rate in Ghaziabad city.

Population of Ghaziabad 2021

Population of Ghaziabad - Ghaziabad with a projected population of 1,910,118 is the largest city in western Uttar Pradesh. Sharing its border with Delhi (National capital), it is a part of the NCR. Ghaziabad is the second largest industrial hub in the state after Kanpur. The city is an major economic hub due to presence of industries (both large and small), administrative center of Ghaziabad district and gateway to enter Uttar Pradesh from New Delhi. Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation is responsible for economic and social development of domestic, industrial and commercial purposes in the city. It is further grouped into 5 zones - City Zone, Kavi Nagar Zone, Vijay Nagar Zone, Mohan Nagar Zone and Vasundhara Zone. According to Census of 2011, Population of Ghaziabad city is 1,648,643 including 874,607 as males and 774,036 females.

Ghaziabad city is a part of Ghaziabad urban agglomeration which recorded a population of 2,358,525 in Census of 2011. This includes 1,256,783 as males and females were 1,101,742. Currently, projected to have a population of 2,752,625 (2.7 million) as of 2021. Current Population of Ghaziabad city in 2021 is 1,910,118.



Ghaziabad City Population (2011 - 2021)

Ghaziabad As per 2011 census Estimated Population in 2021*
Total Male Female
City Population 1,648,643 874,607 774,036 1,910,118
Literates 1,220,667 681,195 539,472 1,414,265
Children (0-6) 208,853 113,827 95,026 241,977
Average Literacy (%) 84.78 89.54 79.45  
Sex Ratio 885      
Child Sex Ratio 835      

Ghaziabad Religion-wise Data

Ghaziabad Population in 2011 Percentage Estimated Population in 2021*
Hindu 1,360,131 82.51% 1,575,848
Muslims 233,837 14.19% 270,924
Christian 12,881 0.78% 14,924
Sikh 15,751 0.96% 18,249
Buddhist 2,426 0.15% 2,811
Jain 11,721 0.71% 13,580
Not Stated 11,691 0.71% 13,545

Census of India was last held in year 2011 and next in 2021. According to projected figures, Population of Ghaziabad with a yearly growth.


Projected Population of Ghaziabad (Year wise)

Year Population
2011 1,648,643
2012 1,674,790
2013 1,700,937
2014 1,727,084
2015 1,753,231
2016 1,779,378
2017 1,805,525
2018 1,831,672
2019 1,857,819
2020 1,883,966
2021 1,910,118


* Estimated figures.