Population of Ranchi 2021 | Ranchi City Population

Population of Ranchi 2021

Ranchi is the capital of the Indian state of Jharkhand, and now it is the most populous city of the state. It’s one of the largest & Fastest-growing city in  Eastern India. As per the 2011 census,  Its second most populated cities in Jharkhand after the Dhanbad. 


Ranchi Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Ranchi in 2011 is 1,073,427 ( 10.73 Lakhs) of which the male population is 5,58,872, and the female population is 5,14,555. 


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Ranchi city for 2011 is 6100 people per sq. km. Ranchi city administers an area of 175 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Ranchi in 2011 was 87.37%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 91.67% and 82.72% respectively. Total literate in Ranchi were  827,033 of which 451,069 are males while 375,964 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Ranchi, it stood at 921 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 899 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There was a total of 1,26,863 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 66,793 are boys while 60,070 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 899. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.82 % of the total population of Ranchi City.

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Ranchi in 2021 - 14 lakhs (approx)

Ranchi City Ranchi City
Total Population 1,073,427 (10.73 Lacs)
Male Population 558,872
Female Population 514,555
Total Literates 827,033
Male Literate 451,069 
Female Literates 375,964
Average Literacy (%) 87.37%
% of Male Literates 91.67%
% of Female Literates 82.72%
Sex Ratio 921
Child Sex Ratio 899
Children (0-6 years) 126,863
Boys (0-6yrs) 66,793
Girls  (0-6 Yrs) 60,070

Ranchi Metropolitan Population

Ranchi city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Ranchi Metropolitan Region*. As per census 2011 Ranchi urban / metropolitan population is 1,126,720 ( 11.26 Laks) of which 586,596 are males and 540,124 are females. Literacy rate is  87.32% & Male-Female Sex ratio is 921. The child sex ratio is 899

*An urban agglomeration or metropolitan area is a continuous urban spread constituting a town and its adjoining outgrowths (OGs), or two or more physically contiguous towns together with or without outgrowths of such towns

Ranchi District Population

Ranchi district is one of the 24 districts of Jharkhand, India.  As per the census, 2011 Ranchi District population is 2,914,253 (29.14 Laks) of which 1,494,937 are males and 1,419,316 are females. The literacy rate is  76.06% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 949. The child sex ratio is 938

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