Maharashtra latest caste/religion wise population demographics and census information before assembly elections
Maharashtra is a state in the western region of India and is India's third-largest state by area and is also the world's second-most populous sub-national entity. It has over 110 million inhabitants and its capital, Mumbai, has a population of approximately 18 million. Nagpur is Maharashtra's second capital as well as winter capital. Maharashtra's business opportunities along with its potential to offer a higher standard of living attract migrants from all over India.
Maharashtra Population 2011
As per details from Census 2011, Maharashtra has population of 11.24 Crores, an increase from figure of 9.69 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Maharashtra as per 2011 census is 112,374,333 of which male and female are 58,243,056 and 54,131,277 respectively. In 2001, total population was 96,878,627 in which males were 50,400,596 while females were 46,478,031.
The total population growth in this decade was 15.99 percent while in previous decade it was 22.57 percent. The population of Maharashtra forms 9.28 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 9.42 percent.
|Approximate Population||11.24 Crores||9.69 Crore|
|Percantage of total Population||9.28%||9.42%|
|Child Sex Ratio||894||913|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||13,326,517||13,671,126|
|Male Population (0-6 Age)||7,035,391||7,146,432|
|Female Population (0-6 Age)||6,291,126||6,524,694|
|Literacy||82.34 %||76.88 %|
|Male Literacy||88.38 %||85.97 %|
|Female Literacy||75.87 %||67.03 %|
Maharashtra Religious Data
|Not Available||286,290||0.25 %|
|Other Religion||178,965||0.16 %|
Maharashtra Urban Population 2011
|Population (%)||54.78 %||45.22 %|
|Population Growth||10.36 %||23.64 %|