Jodhpur Population 2021:- Jodhpur is the second-largest city in Rajasthan and officially the second metropolitan city of the state. Jodhpur was historically the capital of the Kingdom of Marwar, which is now part of Rajasthan. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts, and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar Desert. It is popularly known as the “Blue City” among the people of Rajasthan and all over India. Jodhpur featured in The New York Times’ 52 Best Places of 2020.
Jodhpur is also home to several educational institutions, like All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, IIT Jodhpur, Dr. Sampurnanand Medical College, DSRRAU Jodhpur, and National Law University, Jodhpur, and many research institutes, such as ISRO, DRDO, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Arid Forest Research Institute, and Desert Medicine Research Centre are also located in the city.
To know the actual Population of Jodhpur 2021, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:
- 2001:- 860,818
- 2011:- 1,138,300
- Jodhpur Population 2021:- 2,330,000 (Estimated)
By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Jodhpur 2021 according to the estimates is 2,330,000.
According to the 2011 Census of India, Jodhpur had a population of 1,033,918, consisting of approximately 52.62 males and approximately 47.38 percent females. The average literacy rate is 80.56 percent, approximately 88.42 percent for males and 73.93 percent for females. Approximately 12.24 percent of the population is under six years of age. With the inclusion of 395 villages in Jodhpur city in the month of February 2021 by JoDA, the new population count for the city is 2,330,000 and is expected to grow by 33.04% over the next decade. In the year 2031 population of Jodhpur city is expected to be more than 3.1 million. The population of Jodhpur city after the expansion of city borders is 2,330,000.
Jodhpur is the Handicraft Hub of India. Tourism comes next where Jodhpur is one of the most popular tourist destinations through many portals with top heritage hotels of India.
Jodhpur also has the largest Education Industry in western Rajasthan with top Coaching institutes of IIT-JEE, NEET, and Civil Service Exams.
The upcoming 9 MMTPA Refinery and Petrochemical complex to be set up by HPCL in Pachpadra. Around 120 by-products that are produced by the refinery are going to provide huge opportunities for new industries to be set up in and around Jodhpur.
India’s most ambitious industrial development project, the over USD 100 dollars Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project is also going to impact the industrial scenario in Jodhpur in a big way. Marwar Junction which is located about 100 kilometers from Jodhpur will be one of the nine freight loading points along the DMIC route. Jodhpur and Pali districts fall under the region that is going to be developed as a manufacturing hub for the DMIC.