Aligarh City and District Population

Aligarh is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It Lies in Western Uttar Pradesh approx 130 km from Delhi. As of the 2011 Census, Aligarh is the 53rd most populous city in India and the 10th most populous city in Uttar Pradesh.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Aligarh City in 2011 is 874,408 (8.74 Lakh) and the estimated population of Aligarh in 2024 is 12 lakh or 1.2 million.

Population of Aligarh in 2024 - 12 lakh (approx)

Aligarh CityCensus 2011
Total Population874,408 (8.74 Lakhs)
Male Population461,772
Female Population412,636
Density of Population21,628 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)68.52%
% of Male Literates68.52%
% of Female Literates62.93%
Sex Ratio894
Child Sex Ratio885
Children (0-6 years)119,543

Source: Census 2011

As per Census 2011, Aligarh has a population growth rate of 30.69% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 17% during 2011-2021.

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

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
2021 (estimate)1,020,000145,59216.65%

Sources: Census 2011

Census 2011 Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Aligarh City in 2011 is 874,408 (8.74 Lakhs) of which the male population is 461,772 and the female population is 412,636


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Aligarh for 2011 is 21628 people per sq. km. Aligarh city administers area is 40.43 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Aligarh City in 2011 was  68.52 %. If things are looked out at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 73.52 % and   62.93 %. respectively. The total literate in Aligarh city was 517,228  of which   292,892  are males while    224,336 are females.


With regard to the Sex Ratio in Aligarh, it stood at 894  per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 995 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 885  girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 119,543 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total 63,412  are boys while 56,131  are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 885. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed  13.67  % of the total population of Aligarh City

Sources: Census 2011

Aligarh District Population

Aligarh district is a district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. As per the census 2011, the Aligarh District population is 3,673,889( 36.73 Lakhs) and its estimated population in 2024 is 40 lakh or 4 million.

Aligarh DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population3,673,889
Male Population1,951,996
Female Population1,721,893
Average Literacy (%)67.52%
Sex Ratio882
Child Sex Ratio877
Population of Aligarh 2024 | Aligarh District Population