Population of Rajkot 2021 | Rajkot District Population

The Census 2011 Information on  Population of Rajkot City

Population of Rajkot 2021

Rajkot is the fourth-largest city in  Gujarat, India, and is in the center of the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Rajkot is the 35th-largest metropolitan area in India, with a population of more than 1.8 million as of 2018. Rajkot is the 26th largest city of India and the 22nd fastest-growing urban area of the world.

Rajkot Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Rajkot City in 2011 is 12,86,678 (12.86 Lakhs) of which the male population is 6,74,355and the female population is 6,12,323


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Rajkot for 2011 is 8500 people per sq. km. Rajkot city administers area is 170 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Rajkot City in 2011 was 87.80%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 91.46% and 83.81% respectively. Total literate in Rajkot city was 1,008,485 of which 5,47,979 are males while 4,60,506 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Rajkot, it stood at 908 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 836 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 1,38,052 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 75,205 are boys while 62,847 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 836. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.37 % of the total population of Rajkot City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Rajkot in 2021 - 15 lakhs (approx)

Rajkot CityCensus 2011
Total Population12,86,678 (12.86 Lakhs)
Male Population674,355
Female Population612,32
Total Literates1,008,485
Male Literate547,979
Female Literates460,506
Average Literacy (%)87.80%
% of Male Literates91.46%
% of Female Literates83.81%
Sex Ratio908
Child Sex Ratio836
Children (0-6 years)138,052
Boys (0-6yrs)75,205
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)62,847


Sources: Census 2011

Rajkot District Population

Rajkot district is one of the 33 districts of Gujarat, India. Located in Saurashtra, Its the third-most advanced district and the fourth most populous district in Gujarat.

As per census 2011, Rajkot District population is 3,804,558 (38 Lakhs) of which 1,974,445 are males and 1,830,113 are females. The literacy rate is 82.2% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 924. The child sex ratio is 862. The district has a population density of 339 inhabitants per square kilometer. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 19.87%.

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