Surat Population 2021:- Surat is a city in Gujarat. Surat is located at the mouth of the Tapti River, it used to be a large seaport and is now the commercial and economic center in South Gujarat, which is famous for its diamonds and textile industries. Surat is the eighth-largest city by population. Surat is located 284 kilometers south of the state capital, Gandhinagar.
Surat will be the world’s fastest-growing city from 2019 to 2035, according to a study conducted by Economic Times. Surat is selected as the first smart IT city in India which is being constituted by the Microsoft CityNext Initiative tied up with IT services majors TCS and Wipro.
Surat known for its diamond cutting and polishing is known as the Diamond City of India. Surat has various engineering plants like Essar, Larsen and Toubro, and RIL.
To know the actual Population of Surat 2021, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:
- 2001:- 2,811,614
- 2011:- 4,591,246
- Surat Population 2021:- 7,490,000 (Estimated)
By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Surat 2021 according to the estimates is 7,490,000.
According to the 2011 census, the population of Surat is 4,467,797. Surat has an average literacy rate of 89%, higher than the national average of 79.5%, male literacy is 93%, and female literacy is 84%.
Males constitute 53% of the Surat population and females 47%.
Religions in Surat
- Hinduism:- 85.31%
- Islam:- 11.63%
- Jainism:- 2.31%
- Buddhism:- 0.28%
- Christianity:- 0.25%
- Others/not stated:- 0.23%
- Includes Sikhs (0.10%).
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Surat ranked 9th in India with a GDP of 2.60 lakh crore in the fiscal year 2016.
Surat is a major hub of diamond cutting and polishing. The first diamond workshops in Gujarat appeared in Surat and Navasari in the late 1950s. Currently, most of the diamond polishing workshops are running in the Varachha area of Surat.
Around the world, 8 out of 10 diamonds on the market were cut and polished in Surat. This industry earns India about US$10 billion in annual exports. Declined in 2020 when the industry closed for some months because of the COVID-19 pandemic in India
Surat is very famous for its cotton mills and Surat Zari Craft. There are many SME Domestic IT Companies present in Surat.