Population Of Nagpur | Nagpur Population 2021

Nagpur Population 2021:- Nagpur is the third-largest city and the winter capital of Maharashtra. Nagpur is the 13th largest city in India by population. According to an Oxford Economics report, Nagpur is projected to be the fifth fastest-growing city in the world from 2019 to 2035.

Nagpur is also known for the Deekshabhoomi, the largest hollow stupa among all the Buddhist stupas in the world. Nagpur is famous for Nagpur oranges and is sometimes known as the Orange City for being a major trade center of oranges cultivated in a large part of the region. Nagpur has many tiger reserves and also hosts the regional office of the National Tiger Conservation Authority.


Nagpur Population

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

  • 2001:- 2,129,500
  • 2011:- 2,405,665
  • Nagpur Population 2021:- 2,940,080 (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Nagpur 2021 according to the estimates is 2,940,080.



According to the 2011 census, Nagpur has a population of 2,405,665. The total population constitute, 1,225,405 males and 1,180,270 females. Nagpur has a sex ratio of 963 females per 1,000 males. 1,984,123 people are literate, of whom 1,036,097 are male and 948,026 are female. The average literacy rate of Nagpur is 91.92%. Men are 94.44% and women are 89.31% literate.



Hinduism is the majority religion in Nagpur with 69.46% followers. Buddhism is the 2nd most popular religion in Nagpur with 15.57% following it. In Nagpur, Islam is followed by 11.95%, Christianity by 1.15%, Jainism by 0.90%, and Sikhism by 0.68%. Around 0.10% stated ‘Other Religion’ and approximately 0.20% stated ‘No Particular Religion.



In Nagpur, Marathi is the official and most spoken language. Hindi and Varhadi (a dialect of Marathi) are also spoken in and around the city.



Nagpur has been the main center of commerce in the region of Vidarbha since its early days and is an important trading location. Although Nagpur’s economic importance gradually declined relative to Mumbai and Pune after the merging of Vidarbha into Maharashtra.

Nagpur is important for the banking sector as it hosts the regional office of the Reserve Bank of India, which was opened on 10 September 1956.

Nagpur is home to ice-cream manufacturer Dinshaws, Dry food manufacturer Haldiram’s, Indian ready-to-cook food manufacturer Actchawa, spice manufacturer Suruchi International and Ayurvedic products company Vicco and Baidyanath.

For centuries, Nagpur has been famous for its orange gardens in the country, hence the name “Orange City”. Orange cultivation has been expanding and it is the biggest marketplace for oranges in India. Orange is also exported to various regions in the country as well to other countries.

Prominent IT companies such as TCS, Tech Mahindra, HCL, GlobalLogic, Persistent Systems, and Hexaware are located at various IT parks in Nagpur. Infosys has commenced its construction work for its Nagpur campus at MIHAN Special Economic Zone.

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