Nashik Population 2023

Nashik is an ancient city located in the Indian state of  Maharashtra. Nashik is the fourth largest city in Maharashtra in terms of population after Mumbai, Pune, and Nagpur.  Situated on the banks of the river Godavari, Nasik is well known for being one of the Hindu pilgrimage sites, that of Kumbh Mela which is held every 12 years.  It’s also known as the “Wine Capital of India” as half of India’s vineyards and wineries are located in Nashik.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Nashik City in 2011 is 14,86,053 (14.86 Lakhs) and the estimated population of Nashik in 2023 is 18 lakh.

Population of Nashik in 2023 - 18 lakh (approx)

Nashik CityCensus 20112022 Estimate
Total Population1,486,0531,798,124
Male Population782,513946,841
Female Population703,536851,279
Nashik Demography2011 Census
Average Literacy (%)89.85%
% of Male Literates93.40%
% of Female Literates85.92%
Sex Ratio899
Child Sex Ratio865
Children (0-6 years)1,77,476 (11.74%)

Sources: Census 2011

As per Census 2011, Nashik has a population growth rate of 37.95% 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 Nashik population was just 21 thousand & it don’t show any major growth until the Independence of India.  195o onwards Nashik saw high population growth & from 1 lakh population in the Year 1950 Its reached 1 million in the Year 2000 & 1.8 million in 2021

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

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
1901 21,490
1911 30,0988,60840.06%
1921 38,2308,13227.02%
1931 45,7447,51419.65%
1941 52,3866,64214.52%
1951 123,92771,541136.57%
1961 171,11647,18938.08%
1971 231,52760,41135.30%
1981 363,697132,17057.09%
1991 656,925293,22880.62%
2001 1,077,236420,31163.98%
2011 1,486,053408,81737.95%
2021 (estimate) 1,780,000293,94719.78%

Sources: Census 2011

Census 2011 Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Nashik City in 2011 is 14,86,053 (14.86 Lakhs) of which the male population is 7,82,513 and the female population is 7,03,536


The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Nashik for 2011 is 5625 people per sq. km. Nashik city administers area is 264.2  sq. km.


The average literacy rate of Nashik City in 2011 was 89.85 %. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 93.40% and 85.92% respectively. The total literate in Nashik city was 11,78,446 of which 6,43,543 are males while 5,43,903 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Nashik, it stood at 899 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 865 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 1,77,476 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total 93,533 are boys while 80,943 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 865. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.74 % of the total population of Nashik City.

Sources: Census 2011

Nashik District Population

Nashik district is the district in Maharashtra, India.  With a population of 61 Lakhs, it’s the third most populated district and occupying an area of 15,582 square kilometers in the north Maharashtra region. Nashik District  population is 61,07,187  (61 Lakhs) of which 3,157,186 are males and 2,950,001 are females. The literacy rate is 82.31% % & Male-Female Sex ratio is 934. The child sex ratio is 890

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