Patna Population 2022

2,529,210
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Patna is a city in India that is located in the state of Bihar. Not only is it the capital of Bihar, but it is also the most populous. It is also the 19th most populated city in the country. The city has a population of 1,683,200.

City Size and Population Density

The city has an area of approximately 38.6 miles. Breaking down the population density shows that the city has approximately 43,840 residents per square mile. The larger urban area of Patna has a population that exceeds 2 million. This urban area is the 18th largest in the country.

Patna Population Demographics

Patna has a higher concentration of male residents than females, with a recorded 894,158 men and 789,042 women in the 2011 census. The literacy rate of the city is 83.37%, with the male literacy rate exceeding 87% and the female rate falling just short of 80%.

The major religion in Patna is Hinduism, which is followed by over 86% of Patnaites. Other religions include Islam, Jainism, Sikhism and Buddhism. Less than one percent follow other religions or don’t follow religion at all.

The official language of Patna is Hindi, although many Patnaites speak other languages and dialects. English is also a language commonly spoken in this city.

Issues in Patma

The city has the lowest percentage of people living in slums than any other city in India. However, the city does have other problems, including one of the highest rates of unemployment in the country, low education standards and poor public healthcare. This leaves Patna with an overall livability ranking of 49 out of 50 - only scoring above Gurgaon, India. Additionally, Patna scored at the bottom of the charts for education, placing 50 out of 50.

Population Growth Rate in Patna

Between the 2001 and 2001 census, Patna saw its population increase by 22.2%. As with many other cities in India, Patna is expected to see continuous rapid growth throughout the coming years.

Year Population
1950334,432
1951344,684
1952353,125
1953361,749
1954370,596
1955379,660
1956388,958
1957398,457
1958408,202
1959418,185
1960428,427
1961439,405
1962451,732
1963464,404
1964477,451
1965490,827
1966504,596
1967518,751
1968533,325
1969548,266
1970563,647
1971582,823
1972613,287
1973645,254
1974678,934
1975714,373
1976751,714
1977790,896
1978832,178
1979875,616
1980921,385
1981958,789
1982976,125
1983993,773
19841,011,766
19851,030,034
19861,048,657
19871,067,618
19881,086,947
19891,106,573
19901,126,580
19911,155,380
19921,202,397
19931,251,189
19941,302,032
19951,354,941
19961,410,078
19971,467,298
19981,526,923
19991,588,971
20001,653,631
20011,708,679
20021,741,104
20031,774,145
20041,807,860
20051,842,120
20061,877,077
20071,912,699
20081,949,046
20091,985,982
20102,023,669
20112,062,072
20122,101,204
20132,141,078
20142,181,709
20152,223,111
20162,265,299
20172,308,288
20182,352,092
20192,393,476
20202,436,447
20212,481,530
20222,529,210
20232,579,762
20242,633,243
20252,689,544
20262,748,392
20272,809,447
20282,872,324
20292,936,697
20303,002,244
20313,068,742
20323,136,012
20333,203,948
20343,272,375
20353,341,171

Patna Population 2022

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
1950334,4320.00%
1951344,6843.07%10,252
1952353,1252.45%8,441
1953361,7492.44%8,624
1954370,5962.45%8,847
1955379,6602.45%9,064
1956388,9582.45%9,298
1957398,4572.44%9,499
1958408,2022.45%9,745
1959418,1852.45%9,983
1960428,4272.45%10,242
1961439,4052.56%10,978
1962451,7322.81%12,327
1963464,4042.81%12,672
1964477,4512.81%13,047
1965490,8272.80%13,376
1966504,5962.81%13,769
1967518,7512.81%14,155
1968533,3252.81%14,574
1969548,2662.80%14,941
1970563,6472.81%15,381
1971582,8233.40%19,176
1972613,2875.23%30,464
1973645,2545.21%31,967
1974678,9345.22%33,680
1975714,3735.22%35,439
1976751,7145.23%37,341
1977790,8965.21%39,182
1978832,1785.22%41,282
1979875,6165.22%43,438
1980921,3855.23%45,769
1981958,7894.06%37,404
1982976,1251.81%17,336
1983993,7731.81%17,648
19841,011,7661.81%17,993
19851,030,0341.81%18,268
19861,048,6571.81%18,623
19871,067,6181.81%18,961
19881,086,9471.81%19,329
19891,106,5731.81%19,626
19901,126,5801.81%20,007
19911,155,3802.56%28,800
19921,202,3974.07%47,017
19931,251,1894.06%48,792
19941,302,0324.06%50,843
19951,354,9414.06%52,909
19961,410,0784.07%55,137
19971,467,2984.06%57,220
19981,526,9234.06%59,625
19991,588,9714.06%62,048
20001,653,6314.07%64,660
20011,708,6793.33%55,048
20021,741,1041.90%32,425
20031,774,1451.90%33,041
20041,807,8601.90%33,715
20051,842,1201.90%34,260
20061,877,0771.90%34,957
20071,912,6991.90%35,622
20081,949,0461.90%36,347
20091,985,9821.90%36,936
20102,023,6691.90%37,687
20112,062,0721.90%38,403
20122,101,2041.90%39,132
20132,141,0781.90%39,874
20142,181,7091.90%40,631
20152,223,1111.90%41,402
20162,265,2991.90%42,188
20172,308,2881.90%42,989
20182,352,0921.90%43,804
20192,393,4761.76%41,384
20202,436,4471.80%42,971
20212,481,5301.85%45,083
20222,529,2101.92%47,680
20232,579,7622.00%50,552
20242,633,2432.07%53,481
20252,689,5442.14%56,301
20262,748,3922.19%58,848
20272,809,4472.22%61,055
20282,872,3242.24%62,877
20292,936,6972.24%64,373
20303,002,2442.23%65,547
20313,068,7422.21%66,498
20323,136,0122.19%67,270
20333,203,9482.17%67,936
20343,272,3752.14%68,427
20353,341,1712.10%68,796

Patna 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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