Nashik Population 2021:- Nashik is an ancient city and the largest city in the northern region of Maharashtra. Nashik is situated on the banks of river Godavari, Nashik is the 4th largest city in Maharashtra, after Mumbai, Pune, and Nagpur. Nashik is well known for being one of the Hindu pilgrimage sites of the Kumbh Mela, which is held every 12 years.
Nashik is called the “Wine Capital of India” as half of India’s vineyards and wineries are located here.
To know the actual Population of Nashik 2021, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:
- 2001:- 1,152,326
- 2011:- 1,486,053
- Nashik Population 2021:- 1,703,000 (Estimated)
By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Nashik 2021 according to the estimates is 1,703,000.
Nashik is the 4th largest city in Maharashtra in terms of population after Mumbai, Pune, and Nagpur. According to the 2011 Census, Nashik had a population of 1,486,053. Males constitute 782,517 of the population and females 703,536. The Metropolitan Nashik population was 1,561,809 in which 821,921 were males and 739,888 were females. Nashik city had an average literacy rate of 89.85%: male literacy was 93.40%, and female literacy was 85.92%. The sex ratio is 894 per 1,000 males for Nashik.
In early 1925, the table grape revolution was started in Ojhar, a town near Nashik, by Raosaheb Jairam Krishna Gaikwad. Today, table grapes are exported to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
The Igatpuri-Nashik-Sinnar investment region is an important node in the US$90 billion Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project. Nashik is a defense and aerospace manufacturing hub with HAL aircraft manufacturing plant located at Ozar.
Large-scale industries present in Nashik district are Atlas Copco, Robert Bosch GmbH, CEAT Limited, Crompton Greaves, Graphite India, ThyssenKrupp, Epcos, Everest Industries, Gabriel India, GlaxoSmithKline, Hindustan Coca-Cola, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Jindal Polyster, Jyoti Structures, Kirlosker Oil Engines, KSB Pumps, Larsen & Toubro, Mahindra and Mahindra, Mahindra Sona, United Spirits Limited, Perfect Circle Industries, Mahindra Ugine Steel, Samsonite, Shalimar Paints, Siemens, VIP Industries, Indian Oil Corporation, XLO India Limited and Jindal Saw.
Apart from manufacturing, Nashik is an emerging investment destination for IT companies. Tata Consultancy Services has invested in Nashik. Also, WNS, Accenture, TCS has set up Digital Impact Square, or DISQ, which is a social innovation center.
Nashik has been described as “The Wine Capital of India” the Nashik region reportedly produced 10,000 tonnes of grapes per year.