Population Of Gwalior | Gwalior Population 2021

Gwalior Population 2021:- Gwalior is a major city of Madhya Pradesh and one of the Counter-magnet cities. Prior to Indian independence on 15 August 1947, Gwalior remained a princely state of the British Raj with the Scindia as the local rulers. Post-independence, Gwalior has emerged as an important tourist attraction in central India while many industries and administrative offices came up within the city. Gwalior is surrounded by industrial and commercial zones of neighboring districts (Malanpur – Bhind, Benmore – Morena) in all three main directions.


Gwalior Population

To know the actual Population of Gwalior 2021, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:

  • 2011:- 1,069,276
  • Gwalior Population 2021:- 1,410,000 (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Gwalior 2021 according to the estimates is 1,410,000.



According to the 2011 India census, Gwalior had a population of 1,069,276. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Gwalior has an average literacy rate of 84.14%, higher than the national average of 74%: male literacy is 89.64% and female literacy is 77.92%.

Hinduism is practiced by the majority of the people in Gwalior (88.84%). Other religions practised include Islam (8.58%), Jainism (1.41%), Sikhism (0.56%), Christianity (0.29).

Hindi is the official language of Gwalior. It is also the most spoken language followed by Marathi and Bundelkhandi.



Gwalior is surrounded by three industrial areas – Sitholi, Banmore and Malanpur. Gwalior once had large manufacturing industries, such as Gwalior Grasim and J.C. MILLS of Birlanagar, but now this sector is left with only one major factory – J.B.Mangharam Ltd. The important industries in the other sectors are dairy, chemical, manufacturing, and textiles. Handicraft and small industries are also found. Gwalior is also an important historical and tourism sector of the country. Therefore, the tourism sector also puts an effect on Gwalior’s economy. Most of the population is involved with trading firms or are self-employed. Gwalior is scattered with coaching institutes and educational institutions which provide employment to a large section of the Gwalior’s population

Gwalior Trade Fair was started in 1905 by Maharaja Madho Rao Scindia, King of Gwalior. The Gwalior Trade Fair is an annual trade fair showcasing the economy of Gwalior. It has become the biggest fair of Madhya Pradesh and one of the most colorful fairs of India. It starts in the second week of January and continues until February.

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