Agra Population and Demography

Agra is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It’s the fourth-most populous city in Uttar Pradesh and 23rd in India. Agra is famous globally for the Taj Mahal and the Mughal Architect.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Agra City in 2011 is 1,585,704 (15.85 Lakhs)  and the estimated population of Agra in 2024 is 20 lakh or 2 million.

Estimated Population of Agra in 2024 - 20 lakh

Agra City2011 Census2024 Estimate
Total Population1,585,70420 lakh
Male Population845,90210.63 lakh
Female Population739,8029.37 lakh
Agra Demography2011 Census
Average Literacy (%)73.11%
% of Male Literates77.81%
% of Female Literates67.74%%
Sex Ratio875
Child Sex Ratio857
Children (0-6 years)90,029

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Agra Historical Population

As per Census 2011, Agra has a population growth rate of 24.36% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 20% during 2011-2021.

At the start of the 20th century, the Agra population was under two lakh  & it reached 1.9 million in 2021.

Let’s look at population & percentage change from the Year 1901 to 2021.

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change

Sources: Census 2011

Census 2011 Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Agra City in 2011 was 1,585,704 (15.85 Lakhs) of which the male population was 8,45,902 and the female population was 7,39,802


The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Agra District for 2011 is 1084 people per sq. km. Agra city administers area is 120 sq. km and the district area is 4041


The average literacy rate of Agra City in 2011 was 73.11%. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 77.81% and 67.74% respectively. The total literate in Agra city was 10,14,872 of which 5,75,475 are males while 4,39,397 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Agra, it stood at 875 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 857 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 1,97,468 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total 1,06,315 are boys while 91,153 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 857. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.45 % of the total population of Agra City.

Sources: Census 2011

Agra District Population

Agra district is one of the 75 Districts of Uttar Pradesh, India. As per census 2011, Agra District population is 4,418,797 (44.18 Lakhs) of which 2,364,953 are males and 2,053,844 are females. The literacy rate is 71.58 % & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 868. The child sex ratio is 861

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