Population Of Lucknow | Lucknow Population 2021

Lucknow Population 2021:- Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, It is the fourteenth-most populous city of India. Lucknow has always been a multicultural city that flourished as a North Indian cultural and artistic hub. It continues to be an important center of governance, administration, education, commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, music, and poetry.

It has been listed as the 17th-fastest growing city in India and 74th in the world. Lucknow, along with Agra and Varanasi, is in the Uttar Pradesh Heritage Arc, a chain of survey triangulations created by the Government of Uttar Pradesh to boost tourism in the state.


Lucknow Population

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

  • 2001:- 2,245,509
  • 2011:- 2,902,601
  • Lucknow Population 2021:- 3,649,376 (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Lucknow 2021 according to the estimates is 3,649,376.



According to the 2011 Census of India, Lucknow had a population of 2,815,601, of which 1,470,133 were men and 1,345,468 women. This was an increase of 25.36% compared to the 2001 figures.

Lucknow has a Population density of 1,815 per km2 in 2011. The Scheduled Caste population of the state represented 21.3% of the total population.

The sex ratio in Lucknow city stood at 915 females per 1000 males in 2011. Lucknow has a total literacy level in 2011 of 84.72%.


Religion in Lucknow (2011)

  • Hinduism:- 71.71%
  • Islam:- 26.36%
  • Sikhism:- 0.76%
  • Christianity:- 0.58%
  • Others:- 0.59%
  • Indore Population



The major industries in the Lucknow urban agglomeration include aeronautics, automotive, machine tools, distillery chemicals, furniture, and Chikan embroidery.

The economy is growing with contributions from the fields of IT, manufacturing and processing, and medical/biotechnology.

Multiple software and IT companies are present in Lucknow. TCS is one of the major companies with its campus in Gomti Nagar.

Major export items in Lucknow are marbled products, handicrafts, art pieces, gems, jewelry, textiles, electronics, software products, computers, hardware products, apparel, brass products, silk, leather goods, glass items, and chemicals.

To promote the textile industry in Lucknow, the Indian government has allocated Rs. 2 billion to set up a textile business cluster in Lucknow.

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