Indore Population 2022

3,208,722
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The city of Indore is known as the commercial hub of India as well as the leader in education for the entire country. Indore is also the most populated city in the Madhya Pradesh state of India. The city has been growing throughout its long history and, according to census figures, it shows no indication of slowing down.

City Size and Population Density

The city of Indore covers a sizeable area totaling 530 square kilometers (approximately 204.6 square miles). The overall population density in the metro area comes to 3,800 residents per square kilometer (about 9,700 residents per square mile).

The population of Indore is divided between those who live within the city and those residing in the surrounding areas. The population living in and around the city metro area totals 2,170,295 people, with 1,042,385 women and 1,127,385 men. The interior population is those that reside within the city limits, and this number equals 1,994,397 people, with 1,020,057 women and 944,029 men.

Religion

Religion is not of huge importance in many cities throughout the world these days - with religious affiliation rates falling consistently across the globe - but India is a significant exception to that growing trend.

Religion has always been an essential part of Indian life and Indore remains primarily Hindu. Within the population of Indore, 80.18% of all people claim that they are of the Hindu religion. The second most practiced religion in the city is Islam at 14.09% of the population, followed by the Jain belief with 3.25% of the population. The remaining religions for the city of Indore are Sikhs at 1.09%, Christians at .65%, and Buddhists at .51% of the population. There is a small number (.21%) that claim no religious affiliation and the remaining .03% practice other religions.

Education

Education is a crucial focus for the population of Indore. The statistics show that Indore has one of the highest literacy rates in the world. With 85.87% of the total population being literate, the city has no choice but to be among the educational hubs in India. The literacy rates can be further broken down into males and female. The female population reflects a lower literacy rating than the male, with females at 81.48% and males at 89.9%. In terms of actual numbers, 885,014 men can read, while 739,648 of women are literate.

Unemployment

The unemployment rate of a city is quite remarkable. Although the focus on education tends to draw in new people to Indore each year with hopes for a better life, the unemployment rate might keep some away. The current unemployment rate for the city of Indore is 12.4%. That is quite high even for India, but the city has a history of the erratic unemployment rate. In contrast, the average unemployment rate for the whole of India is 5%. While there are many programs in place within the city, change takes time and progress can be slow.

Year Population
1950302,233
1951313,356
1952320,959
1953328,725
1954336,689
1955344,847
1956353,213
1957361,759
1958370,524
1959379,502
1960388,709
1961399,561
1962413,707
1963428,353
1964443,540
1965459,221
1966475,479
1967492,313
1968509,767
1969527,790
1970546,475
1971566,478
1972589,296
1973612,966
1974637,622
1975663,270
1976689,986
1977717,701
1978746,569
1979776,599
1980807,881
1981837,423
1982862,120
1983887,545
1984913,757
1985940,667
1986968,409
1987996,969
19881,026,412
19891,056,640
19901,087,802
19911,120,726
19921,156,429
19931,193,167
19941,231,125
19951,270,290
19961,310,758
19971,352,399
19981,395,422
19991,439,814
20001,485,683
20011,535,188
20021,591,172
20031,649,198
20041,709,425
20051,771,676
20061,836,284
20071,903,249
20081,972,753
20092,044,593
20102,119,154
20112,196,434
20122,276,532
20132,359,551
20142,445,598
20152,534,783
20162,627,219
20172,723,027
20182,822,329
20192,919,295
20203,016,713
20213,113,445
20223,208,722
20233,302,077
20243,393,380
20253,482,832
20263,570,829
20273,657,888
20283,744,506
20293,831,151
20303,918,110
20314,005,605
20324,093,732
20334,182,546
20344,271,922
20354,361,747

Indore Population 2022

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
1950302,2330.00%
1951313,3563.68%11,123
1952320,9592.43%7,603
1953328,7252.42%7,766
1954336,6892.42%7,964
1955344,8472.42%8,158
1956353,2132.43%8,366
1957361,7592.42%8,546
1958370,5242.42%8,765
1959379,5022.42%8,978
1960388,7092.43%9,207
1961399,5612.79%10,852
1962413,7073.54%14,146
1963428,3533.54%14,646
1964443,5403.55%15,187
1965459,2213.54%15,681
1966475,4793.54%16,258
1967492,3133.54%16,834
1968509,7673.55%17,454
1969527,7903.54%18,023
1970546,4753.54%18,685
1971566,4783.66%20,003
1972589,2964.03%22,818
1973612,9664.02%23,670
1974637,6224.02%24,656
1975663,2704.02%25,648
1976689,9864.03%26,716
1977717,7014.02%27,715
1978746,5694.02%28,868
1979776,5994.02%30,030
1980807,8814.03%31,282
1981837,4233.66%29,542
1982862,1202.95%24,697
1983887,5452.95%25,425
1984913,7572.95%26,212
1985940,6672.94%26,910
1986968,4092.95%27,742
1987996,9692.95%28,560
19881,026,4122.95%29,443
19891,056,6402.95%30,228
19901,087,8022.95%31,162
19911,120,7263.03%32,924
19921,156,4293.19%35,703
19931,193,1673.18%36,738
19941,231,1253.18%37,958
19951,270,2903.18%39,165
19961,310,7583.19%40,468
19971,352,3993.18%41,641
19981,395,4223.18%43,023
19991,439,8143.18%44,392
20001,485,6833.19%45,869
20011,535,1883.33%49,505
20021,591,1723.65%55,984
20031,649,1983.65%58,026
20041,709,4253.65%60,227
20051,771,6763.64%62,251
20061,836,2843.65%64,608
20071,903,2493.65%66,965
20081,972,7533.65%69,504
20092,044,5933.64%71,840
20102,119,1543.65%74,561
20112,196,4343.65%77,280
20122,276,5323.65%80,098
20132,359,5513.65%83,019
20142,445,5983.65%86,047
20152,534,7833.65%89,185
20162,627,2193.65%92,436
20172,723,0273.65%95,808
20182,822,3293.65%99,302
20192,919,2953.44%96,966
20203,016,7133.34%97,418
20213,113,4453.21%96,732
20223,208,7223.06%95,277
20233,302,0772.91%93,355
20243,393,3802.77%91,303
20253,482,8322.64%89,452
20263,570,8292.53%87,997
20273,657,8882.44%87,059
20283,744,5062.37%86,618
20293,831,1512.31%86,645
20303,918,1102.27%86,959
20314,005,6052.23%87,495
20324,093,7322.20%88,127
20334,182,5462.17%88,814
20344,271,9222.14%89,376
20354,361,7472.10%89,825

Indore Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2022 Population 2022 Growth
Delhi32,065,7602.84%
Mumbai20,961,4721.42%
Kolkata15,133,8881.07%
Bangalore13,193,0353.35%
Chennai11,503,2932.39%
Hyderabad10,534,4182.59%
Ahmedabad8,450,2282.39%
Surat7,784,2763.93%
Pune6,987,0772.63%
Jaipur4,106,7562.48%
Kozhikode3,920,8734.77%
Lucknow3,854,2242.38%
Malappuram3,816,3455.75%
Thrissur3,351,3224.32%
Kochi3,301,2943.39%
Indore3,208,7223.06%
Kanpur3,189,9261.16%
Nagpur2,991,4271.73%
Coimbatore2,934,6212.59%
Thiruvananthapuram2,793,1733.81%

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