Rajkot Population 2021:- Rajkot is the fourth-largest city of Gujarat, India, after Ahmedabad, Surat, and Vadodara and is in the center of the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Rajkot is the 35th-largest metropolitan area in India, with a population of more than 2 million as of 2021. Rajkot is the second cleanest city in India and is the 7th fastest-growing city in the world as of March 2021. Rajkot is located on the banks of the Aji and Nyari rivers. Rajkot was reincorporated into Gujarat State on 1 May 1960.
To know the actual Population of Rajkot 2021, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:
- 2001:- 1,003,015
- 2011:- 1,390,640
- Rajkot Population 2021:- 1,920,400 (Estimated)
By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Rajkot 2021 according to the estimates is 1,920,400.
According to the 2011 India census, Rajkot recorded a total population of 1,390,640. Rajkot city has an average literacy rate of 82.20%, higher than the national average. Rajkot population is 52.43% male and 47.47% female. Most of the population is Hindu with a Muslim minority.
Religions in Rajkot (2011)
- Hinduism:- 89.90%
- Islam:- 7.68%
- Jainism:- 1.90%
- Christianity:- 0.27%
- Others:- 0.24%
- Salem Population
Rajkot contributes to the economy of the state with heavy and small-scale industries under the patronage of Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation and Gujarat State Financial Corporation. The economy of Rajkot was supported with a 280 million World Bank aid for the development of the infrastructure of the city. The plans are already in place to beautify and modernize the ancient Rajkot city.
Real estate has been a key contributor to Rajkot’s development in terms of economic and infrastructure development. Since early 2014, several high-rises have been built in Rajkot.
Products made in Rajkot include jewelry, silk embroidery, and watch parts. Industrial products include bearings, diesel engines, kitchen knives, and other cutting appliances, watch parts, automotive parts, forging industry, casting industry, machine tools, share market, and software development.
In the near future, the government of Gujarat will allocate large land areas for the development of the Special Economic Zone which will be split into three areas and will include industries such as software and automobiles. As per recent market reviews, Rajkot is becoming Asia’s biggest automobile zone.