Aurangabad City and District Population

Aurangabad is a city in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Its the largest city in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra. With a population of 1.1 million, it’s also the most populated city in Marathwada.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Aurangabad City in 2011 is 1,175,116 (11.75 lakh) and its estimated population of Aurangabad City in 2024 is 14.20 lakh.

Population of Aurangabad in 2024 - 14.20 lakh (approx)

Aurangabad CityCensus 20112024 Estimate
Total Population1,175,11614.20 lakh
Male Population609,2067.36 lakh
Female Population565,9106.84 lakh
Aurangabad Demography2011 Census
City Area138.50 sq. km
Density of Population8484 people per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)87.49 %.
% of Male Literates92.18%
% of Female Literates74.55%
Sex Ratio929
Child Sex Ratio871
Children (0-6 years)1,58,779

Sources: Census 2011

As per Census 2011, Aurangabad has a population growth rate of 34.56% 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 Aurangabad population was just 36 thousand & it don’t show any major growth until 1960. After that, it saw a good growth rate & reached 1.2 million in 2011. 

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

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
2021 (estimate)1,400,000224,88419.14%

Sources: Census 2011

Demographic Details


The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Aurangabad for 2011 is 8484 people per sq. km. The Aurangabad city administers area is 139 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Aurangabad City in 2011 was 87.49%. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 92.18 % and  82.50%. respectively. The total literate in Aurangabad city was 8,89,224 of which 4,83,343 are males while 4,05,881 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Aurangabad, it stood at 929 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 871 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 years of age were also collected. There were a total of 158,779 children under the age of 0-6 years. In total 84,851 are boys while 73,928 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 871. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 13.51% of the total population of Aurangabad City

Aurangabad District Population

Aurangabad District is one of the 36 districts of the state of Maharashtra, India. It’s a major tourism region in Marathwada. As per the census 2011, Aurangabad District has a population is 37,01,282 (37.01 Laks) of which 19,24,469 are males and 17,76,813 are females. The literacy rate is 79.82% and the Male-Female Sex ratio is 923.

The Estimated Population of Aurangabad District in 2024 is 40 lakh.

Aurangabad DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population37,01,282
Dist. Area10,100 sq. km.
Pop. Density370 per sq. km.
Average Literacy (%)71.92%
Sex Ratio875
Child Sex Ratio881
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