Allahabad Population 2021:- Allahabad officially known as Prayagraj is a metropolis in Uttar Pradesh. As of 2011, Allahabad is the seventh most populous city in the UP, thirteenth in Northern India, and thirty-sixth in India, with an estimated population of 1.53 million in the city. Hindi is the most widely spoken language in Allahabad.
Allahabad lies close to Triveni Sangam, the “three-river confluence” of the Ganges, Yamuna, and Sarasvati rivers. It plays a central role in Hindu scriptures. The city finds its earliest reference as one of the world’s oldest known cities in Hindu mythological texts and has been venerated as the holy city of Prayaga in the ancient Vedas.
Allahabad covers 141 sq mi. Allahabad is home to colleges, research institutions, and many central and state government offices. Although the city’s economy was built on tourism, most of its income now derives from real estate and financial services.
To know the actual Population of Allahabad 2021, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:
- 2001:- 990,298
- 2011:- 1,117,094
- Allahabad Population 2021:- 1,415,000 (Estimated)
By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Allahabad 2021 according to the estimates is 1,415,000.
According to the 2011 census, Allahabad has a population of 1,117,094. The sex ratio of Allahabad is 901 females per 1000 males.
Hindi, the official state language, is the dominant language in Allahabad. Urdu and other languages are spoken by a sizeable minority. Hindus form the majority of Allahabad’s population; Muslims compose a large minority. According to the 2011 census, Hinduism is the majority religion in Allahabad city with 76.03% followers. Islam is the 2nd most practiced religion in the city with approximately 21.94% following it. Christianity is followed by 0.68%, Jainism by 0.10%, Sikhism by 0.28%, and Buddhism by 0.28%. Around 0.02% stated ‘Other Religion’, approximately 0.90% stated ‘No Particular Religion.
Allahabad’s literacy rate at 86.50%. Male literacy is 90.21% and female literacy 82.17%.
The primary economic sectors of the district are tourism, fishing, and agriculture, and Allahabad is a hub for India’s agricultural industry.
Allahabad has a diverse economy comprising various sectors such as State and Central government offices, education and research institutions, real estate, retail, banking, tourism and hospitality, agriculture-based industries, railways, transport and logistics, miscellaneous service sectors, and manufacturing.
The construction sector is a major part of Allahabad’s economy. According to the third All India Census for Small Scale Industries, there are more than 10,000 unregistered small-scale industries in the city.
The city is also home to glass and wire-based industry. The main industrial areas of Allahabad are Naini and Phulpur, where several public and private sector companies have offices and factories. BPCL India’s largest oil company is constructing a seven-million-tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) capacity refinery in Lohgara.