Most populated state in India – Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is the most populated state in India and the most populous country subdivision in the world. As per Census 2011 data, information about population of Uttar Pradesh is provided below.

  1. 19.98 crores is the population of Uttar Pradesh.
  2. Male and Female are 104,480,510 and 95,331,831 respectively.
  3. Population growth from 2001 to 2011 is 20.23 percent and in the previous decade 1991 to 2001 was 25.80 percent.
  4. The population of Uttar Pradesh forms 16.50 percent of total population of India.
  5. Sex ratio in Uttar Pradesh is 912 female over 1000 males.
  6. Uttar Pradesh literacy rate is overall 67.68 percent. Male literacy is 77.28 % and Female literacy is 57.18 %.
  7. Projected population of 2023 is 24.14 crores.
  8. 79.23 Percent of total population are Hindu and 19.26 Percent Muslim comprises of the population.
  9. 22.27 percent population live in urban areas.
Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Metropolitan Regions Population

Large Metropolitan RegionPopulation

The Most Populated States in India – As per 2011 census

State/Union TerritoryTotal population
1. Uttar Pradesh19,98,12,341
2. Maharashtra11,23,74,333
3. Bihar10,40,99,452
4. West Bengal9,12,76,115
5. Andhra Pradesh8,45,80,777
6. Madhya Pradesh7,26,26,809
7. Tamil Nadu7,24,47,030
8. Rajasthan6,85,48,473
9. Karnataka6,10,95,297
10. Gujarat6,04,39,692

Uttar Pradesh is the fourth-largest Indian state by area occupying 243,286 km2 (93,933 sq mi), equal to 7.3 per cent of the total area of India. On 9 November 2000, a new state, Uttaranchal (now Uttarakhand), has been created from Uttar Pradesh’s western Himalayan hill region. The forest cover is 6.1 per cent of the state’s geographical area. The area that is cultivable is 82 per cent of the total geographical area. In terms of Net State Domestic product (NSDP), Uttar Pradesh the fourth-largest economy in India,  contributing around 8.4% of India’s gross domestic product. Uttar Pradesh has a rich culture and traditions which are followed by Uttar Pradesh people all over the world.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top