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Ahmedabad Population 2024

Ahmedabad is the largest city in Gujarat State, India.  As per the census 2011, Ahmedabad is the fifth-most populous city in India. Ahmedabad Urban Agglomeration or Metropolitan Area is the seventh-most populous UA  in India.

As per the provisional data of the 2011 census, Ahmedabad had a population of 5,577,940 (55.77 Lakhs) and the Estimated Population of Ahmedabad in 2024 is 7 million or 70 lakh.

Let’s have a look at the last census figures held in the year 2011

Ahmedabad CityCensus 20112024 Estimates
Total Population5,577,940 (55.77 Lakh)70 Lakh
Male Population2,938,98537 Lakh
Female Population2,638,95533 Lakh
Ahmedabad Demography2011 Census
Population Density11000 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)88.29%
% of Male Literates92.30%
% of Female Literates83.85%
Sex Ratio898
Child Sex Ratio848
Children (0-6 years)621,034
Ahmedabad Metropolitan Population

Ahmedabad Urban Agglomeration or Metropolitan Area is the seventh-most populous UA  in India. Ahmedabad, Gandhi Nagar & Kalol are the main cities in Ahmedabad UA. 

As per the provisional data of the 2011 census, the Ahmedabad Metropolitan region or Urban Agglomeration had a population of 63,57,693 (63.57 Lakhs) and its estimated population in 2023 is 80 lakh.

Religion in Ahmedabad

The majority of people in Ahmedabad city follow Hinduism, accounting for 81.56% of the total population. Islam is the second most popular religion with approximately 13.51% of the population. Jainism is followed by 3.62%, Christianity by 0.85%, Sikhism by 0.24%, and Buddhism by 0.08%. About 0.04% of the population stated that they follow ‘Other Religion’, and approximately 0.12% stated that they have ‘No Particular Religion’.

Religion percentage in Ahmedabad 

Not Stated0.12%

Source: Census 2011

Ahmedabad Historical Population

As per Census 2011, Ahmedabad has a population growth rate of 24.79% during 2001-2011.  Its expected to have population growth rate of 16% during 2011-2021.

In 1901 Population of Ahmedabad was 1.85 lakh & Year 2021 its estimated around 65 lakh. Let’s look at population & percentage change from the Year 1901 to 2021.

Census  YearPopulationAbsolute ChangePercentage Change
1901185,889        – 
2021 (estimate)6,500,000922,06016.53%
Census 2011 Details

As per the provisional reports of Census India, the population of Ahmedabad City in 2011 was 5,577,940 (55.77 Lakh) of which the male population was 2,938,985 and the female population was 2,638,955 


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Ahmedabad for 2011 is 11000 people per sq. km. Ahmedabad city administers area is 505 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Ahmedabad City in 2011 was 88.29%. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 92.30% and 83.85% respectively. Total literate in Ahmedabad city was 4,930,341 of which 2,217,528 are males while 1,655,090 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Ahmedabad, it stood at 898 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 was 848 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 621,034 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 336,063 are boys while 284,971 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 848. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.13 % of the total population of Ahmedabad City

Sources: Census 2011

Ahmedabad District Population

Ahmedabad District is in the central part of the state of Gujarat in western India. It is the seventh most populous district in India. As per the provisional data of the 2011 census, Ahmedabad District had a population of  7,214,225 (72.14 Lakhs).  The literacy rate was 86.65%. The female Sex ratio is 903. The Child Sex ratio is 857.

The Estimated Population  of Ahmedabad District in 2024 is 88 lakh.

Firozabad DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population7,214,225
Dist Area8087 sq. km.
Pop. Density893 per sq. km.
Average Literacy (%)71.92%
Sex Ratio875
Child Sex Ratio881
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