Population of Gaya 2021 | Gaya district Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Gaya City

Population of Gaya 2021

Gaya is one of the main cities in the state of Bihar. It’s a historic City & tourist attractions in the southern part of the state of Bihar. Gaya is 116 kilometers south of Patna, the capital city of Bihar & the state’s second-largest city, with a population of over 5 Lacs. Bodh Gaya, where Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment and is one of the four holy sites of Buddhism.

Gaya Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Gaya City in 2011 is 4,68,614 (4.68 Lakhs) of which the male population is 2,47,131 and the female population is 2,21,483


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Gaya for 2011 is 9490 people per sq. km. Gaya city administers area is 308 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Gaya City in 2011 was 81.63 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 86.51 % and 76.16 % respectively. Total literate in Gaya city was 331,596 of which 185,665 are males while 145,931 are females.


With regard to the Sex Ratio in Gaya, it stood at 896 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 918 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 62,389 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 32,526 are boys while 29,863 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 918. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.33 % of the total population of Gaya City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Gaya in 2021 - 5.60 lakhs (approx)

Gaya CityTotalMaleFemale
Population (Census 2011)468,614
(4.68 Lacs)
Children (0-6)62,38932,52629,863
Average Literacy (%)81.63 %86.51 %76.16 %
Sex ratio896 
Child Sex ratio918 


Gaya District Population

Gaya is a district in the State of Bihar in India. As per census 2011, Gaya District population is 4,391,418 (43.91 Lakhs) of which 2,266,566 are males and 2,124,852 are females. The literacy rate is 63.67 % & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 937. The child sex ratio is 960