Population of Maharashtra 2022

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Population of Maharashtra 2022

Maharashtra is a state in the western region of India. It is the third-largest state by area and the second-largest state by population. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Maharashtra in 2011 is 112, 374,333 (11.23 Crore) & the estimated population of Maharashtra in 2022 is 125,411,000 ( 12.54 Crore)

Maharashtra Population 2011-2021

Maharashtra has a population growth rate during 2011-2021 of 10.73%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 12.43 Crore* an increase of around 1.65 Crore from 2011.

Population of Maharashtra in 2022 – 12.54 Crores (Approx)

MaharashtraCensus 20112021 Estimate
Total Population112, 374,333 (11.23 Crore)12.44 Crore
Male Population58,243,056 (5.82 Crores)6.47 Crore
Female Population54,131,277 (5.4 Crores)6 Crore
Sex Ratio929923
Population Density365/km2404/km2
Population Rank2nd2nd
Total Area307,713 km2 
Area Rank3rd 
Average Literacy (%)82.30% 
Formation01-May-60 
Capital CityMumbai 

Source: Census 2011 & *UIAI for 2021 Estimates

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Maharashtra Historic Population

Maharashtra has a population growth rate of  10.73% during 2001-2011. In 1910 Population of Maharashtra was 1.9 Crore & Year 2021 it’s estimated to be 12.44 Crore, an increase of almost 8 Crores. Let’s look at decade population & percentage change from the Year 1910 to 2021

Census YearPopulationAbsolute ChangePercentage Change
190119,391,643                     —                   —  
191121,474,523+2,082,880   +10.74         
192120,849,666-624,857-2.91
193123,959,300+3,109,634   +14.91         
194126,832,758+2,873,458   +11.99         
195132,002,564+5,169,806   +19.27         
196139,553,718+7,551,154   +23.60         
197150,412,235+10,858,517   +27.45         
198162,782,818+12,370,583   +24.54         
199178,937,187+16,154,369   +25.73         
200196,878,627+17,941,440   +22.73         
2011112,374,333+15,495,706   +15.99         
2021 (estimated) 124,437,000+12,062,667   +10.73