Population of Bhiwandi 2022 | Bhiwandi City Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Bhiwandi City

Bhiwandi Population 2022

Bhiwandi is a city in the Thane district of Maharashtra. It is located 20 km northeast of Mumbai and 15 km northeast of the city Thane. The city is a part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. It’s a major commercial city & trading Center of the Thane district.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Bhiwandi City in 2011 is 7,09,665 (7.10 lacs) & the estimated population of Bhiwandi in 2022 is 8.20 lakh

Population of Bhiwandi in 2022 - 8.20 lakh (approx)
Bhiwandi CityCensus 2011
Total Population7,09,665 (7.10 lakh)
Male Population415,339
Female Population294,326
Density of Population26871 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)79.48%
% of Male Literates82.04%
% of Female Literates75.71%
Sex Ratio709
Child Sex Ratio944
Children (0-6 years)91,825

Sources: Census 2011

Bhiwandi Historical Population

As per Census 2011, Bhiwandi has a population growth rate of 18.53% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 14% during 2011-2021.

Let’s look at population & percentage change from  Year 19o1 to 2021.

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
2021 (estimate)810,000100,33514.14%

Sources: Census 2011

Census 2011 Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Bhiwandi  City in 2011 is 7,09,665 ( 7 lacs) of which the male population is 415,339 and the female population is 294,326


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Bhiwandi for 2011 is 26871 people per sq. km. Bhiwandi  city administers area is 26.41 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Bhiwandi  City in 2011 was 79.48%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 82.04% and 75.71 %. respectively. Total literate in Bhiwandi city was 4,91,071 of which 3,01,986 are males while 1,89,085 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Bhiwandi, it stood at 709 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 944 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 91,825 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total  47,235 are boys while 44,590 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 944. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.94 % of the total population of Bhiwandi  City

Sources: Census 2011