Population Of Ranchi | Ranchi Population 2021

Ranchi Population 2021:- Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand. The Jharkhand state was formed on 15 November 2000 by carving out the Bihar divisions of Chota Nagpur and Santhal Parganas.

During the time of the British, Ranchi was used to be the summer capital of Bihar. This is because of its climate during the winter season. Ranchi is also one of the oldest cities in Jharkhand. Ranchi is also called the city of waterfalls.


Ranchi Population

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

  • 2001:- 847,093
  • 2011:- 1,073,427
  • Ranchi Population 2021:- 1,488,000 (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Ranchi 2021 according to the estimates is 1,488,000.



According to the 2011 India census, Ranchi Municipal Corporation has a population of 1,073,427, making it the 46th largest urban city in India. Males constitute 52.1% of the population and females 47.9%. Ranchi has an average literacy rate of 87.68%.

Ranchi witnessed a sudden surge in population after the declaration of the new state of Jharkhand in 2000. As per a study done by ASSOCHAM in late 2010, Ranchi was one of the highest employment generating Tier-III cities in India with a share of 16.8%, followed by Mangalore and Mysore.



Hindi is the common language in Ranchi. The populace of Ranchi converse mainly in Hindi. Nagpuri is the regional language of the region. Tribal language Mundari is also spoken by the Munda tribe.



Hinduism is the majority religion of Ranchi followed by 64.31% of the population. Islam is the 2nd most followed religion in Ranchi by 16.42% of the people. Minorities are Christians 8.52%, Sikhism 0.39%, Jains 0.22%, Buddhists 0.06%, those that did not state religion is 0.35%, and others are 9.72%.



Ranchi is one of the major industrial cities of Eastern India. Ranchi is an ideal place for mineral-based industries. SAIL-R&D, MECON.Ltd, Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (Marine Diesel Engine Project), Central Coalfields, CMPDI.Ltd, Subarnarekha Hydel Project (JSEB), Usha Martin.Ltd (Wire Rope Division), DVC, STPI-Ranchi, Heavy Engineering Corp., Palriwal Industries, Pensol India, Waxpol Industries, Jharkhand Mega Food Park, etc. are the prominent industries here.

Ranchi houses a number of companies. Along with Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Bokaro, and Giridih, it is one of the industrial hubs of Ranchi.

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