Gujarat Latest Caste/Religion Wise population demographics and Census Information before Assembly Elections
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Gujarat is a state in Western India, sometimes referred to as the "Jewel of Western India". It has an area of 196,024 km2 (75,685 sq mi) with a coastline of 1,600 km (990 mi), most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula, and a population in excess of 60 million. The state is bordered by Rajasthan to the north, Maharashtra to the south, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and the Arabian Sea and the Pakistani province of Sindh to the west. Its capital city is Gandhinagar, while its largest city is Ahmedabad.
Gujarat Population 2011
As per details from Census 2011, Gujarat has population of 6.04 Crores, an increase from figure of 5.07 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Gujarat as per 2011 census is 60,439,692 of which male and female are 31,491,260 and 28,948,432 respectively. In 2001, total population was 50,671,017 in which males were 26,385,577 while females were 24,285,440.
The total population growth in this decade was 19.28 percent while in previous decade it was 22.48 percent. The population of Gujarat forms 4.99 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 4.93 percent.
|Approximate Population||6.04 Crores||5.07 Crore|
|Percantage of total Population||4.99%||4.93%|
|Child Sex Ratio||890||883|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||7,777,262||7,532,404|
|Male Population (0-6 Age)||4,115,384||4,000,148|
|Female Population (0-6 Age)||3,661,878||3,532,256|
|Literacy||78.03 %||69.14 %|
|Male Literacy||85.75 %||79.66 %|
|Female Literacy||69.68 %||57.80 %|
Gujarat Religious Data
Hinduism is majority religion in state of Gujarat with 88.57 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Gujarat with approximately 9.67 % following it. In Gujarat state, Christinity is followed by 0.52 %, Jainism by 0.96 %, Sikhism by 0.10 % and Buddhism by 0.10 %. Around 0.03 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.10 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
|Not Available||57,902||0.10 %|
|Other Religion||16,480||0.03 %|
Gujarat Urban Population 2011
|Population (%)||57.40 %||42.60 %|
|Population Growth||9.31 %||36.00 %|