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Uttar Pradesh Population 2024

Uttar Pradesh is a state in the northern region of India. it is the most populous state in India and the fourth-largest Indian state by area. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Uttar Pradesh in 2011 is 199,812,341 (19.98 Crore) and its estimated population of Uttar Pradesh in 2024 is 238,078,000 ( 23.8 Crores)

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YearPopulation% Growth
2011199,812,000
2016216,087,0008.15%
2021230,907,0006.86%
2026242,859,0005.18%
2031251,963,0003.75%
2036258,990,0002.79%
Census 2011-2024

Uttar Pradesh has a population growth rate of 15.12% during 2011-2021. Its estimated population in 2021 is 23.33 Crores* an increase of around 3.02 Crores from 2011.

Uttar PradeshCensus 20112024 Estimates
Total Population199,812,341 (19.98 Crore)23.8 Crore
Male Population104,480,51012.4 Crore
Female Population95,331,83111.4 Crore
Sex Ratio912919
Population Density829/km2988/km2
Population Rank1st1st
Total Area240,928 km2 
Area Rank4th 
Average Literacy (%)67.70% 
Formation24-Nov-50 
Capital CityLucknow 

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projection Report

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Uttar Pradesh Historical Population

Uttar Pradesh has a population growth rate of  20.23% during 2001-2011. In 1910 Population of Uttar Pradesh was  4.6 Crore & Year 2021 it’s estimated to reach 23 Crore, an increase of almost 18.4 Crore. Let’s look at decade population & percentage change from the Year 1910 to 2021

Census Year Population Absolute Change Percentage Change
1901 46,647,804
1911 46,012,663 -635,141 -1.36
1921 44,556,427 -1,456,236 -3.16
1931 47,478,533 +2,922,106    +6.56   
1941 53,920,630 +6,442,097    +13.57   
1951 60,273,743 +6,353,113    +11.78   
1961 70,143,635 +9,869,892    +16.38   
1971 83,848,797 +13,705,162    +19.54   
1981 105,136,540 +21,287,743    +25.39   
1991 132,061,653 +26,925,113    +25.61   
2001 166,197,921 +34,136,268    +25.85   
2011 199,812,341 +33,614,420    +20.23   
2021 (estimated) 230,907,000 +31,094,659    +15.56   

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projection report

Top cities in Uttar Pradesh
#CityPopulation (2011)
1Lucknow2,817,105
2Kanpur2,765,348
3Ghaziabad1,648,643
4Agra1,585,704
5Meerut1,305,429
6Varanasi1,198,491
7Allahabad1,112,544
8Bareilly903,668
9Moradabad887,871
10Aligarh874,408
11Saharanpur705,478
12Gorakhpur673,446
13Noida637,272
14Firozabad604,214
15Loni516,082
16Jhansi505,693
17Muzaffarnagar392,768
18Mathura349,909
19Shahjahanpur329,736
20Rampur325,313
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