Moradabad Population 2023

Moradabad is a city in the western Uttar Pradesh State of India. It’s at a distance of 167 km from New Delhi. Moradabad is situated on the banks of the Ramganga river, and also known as Pital Nagri (“Brass City”) for its famous brass handicrafts industry. With a population of nearly 1 million, it’s the 9th most populated city in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Moradabad City in 2011 is 887,871 (8.87 Lakhs) and the estimated population of Moradabad in 2023 is 11 lakh.

Population of Moradabad in 2023 - 11 lakh (approx)

Moradabad CityCensus 2011
Total Population887,871 (8.87 Lakhs)
Male Population464,580
Female Population423,291
Density of Population11838 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)68.75%
% of Male Literates72.22%
% of Female Literates 64.95 %
Sex Ratio911
Child Sex Ratio910

Source: Census 2011

As per Census 2011, Moradabad has a population growth rate of 38.39% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 19% during 2011-2021.

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

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
2021 (estimate)

Sources: Census 2011

Census 2011 Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Moradabad City in 2011 is 887,871 (8.87 Lakhs) of which the male population is 464,580  and the female population is 423,291


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Moradabad for 2011 is 11838 people per sq. km. The Moradabad city administers an area is 75 sq. km.


The average literacy rate of Moradabad City in 2011 was 68.75 %. If things are looked out at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 72.22 % and   64.95 %. respectively. The total literate in Moradabad city was 530,584  of which 291,605 are males while 238,979  are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Moradabad, it stood at 911 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 910  girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 116,149  children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total 60,803  are boys while 55,346  are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 910. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed  13.08 % of the total population of Moradabad City

Sources: Census 2011

Moradabad District Population

Moradabad district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh, India. As of 2011, it is the second most populous district of Uttar Pradesh, after Allahabad. As per the census 2011, the Moradabad District population is 4,772,006 (47.72 Lakhs), and the estimated population in 2023 is 50 lakh

Moradabad Census 2011
Total Population4,772,006 
Male Population2,503,186
Female Population2,503,186
Average Literacy (%)56.77%
Sex Ratio906
Child Sex Ratio916
Population of Moradabad 2023 | Moradabad District Population