Udaipur Population 2021:- Udaipur also known as the “City of Lakes”, is a city in Rajasthan. Udaipur is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Agency.
Udaipur is located in the southernmost part of Rajasthan, near the Gujarat border. Udaipur is surrounded by the Aravali Range, which separates it from the Thar Desert. Common languages spoken include Hindi, English, and Rajasthani (Mewari).
Udaipur is a tourist destination and is known for its history, culture, scenic locations, and Rajput-era palaces. Udaipur is popularly known as the “City of Lakes” because of its sophisticated lake system. It has seven lakes surrounding the city. Besides lakes, Udaipur is also known for its historic forts and palaces, museums, galleries, natural locations and gardens, architectural temples, as well as traditional fairs, festivals, and structures.
To know the actual Population of Udaipur 2021, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:
- 2001:- 389,438
- 2011:- 451,100
- Udaipur Population 2021:- 541,320 (Estimated)
By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Udaipur 2021 according to the estimates is 541,320.
According to the 2011 census, the total population of Udaipur city was 451,100. Including suburbs outside the city limits, the population was 474,531. The male population of the city was 233,959 and the female population was 217,141. The sex ratio of Udaipur was 928. The child sex ratio (0–6 years of age) was 866.
In recent years, the population growth of Udaipur has increased amazingly due to its weather, relaxing environment, and wonderful places to visit nearby.
Udaipur has an average effective literacy rate of 90.43 percent: with the male literacy rate being 95.41 percent while the female literacy rate is 85.08 percent.
Hindi and Mewari are the major languages spoken in Udaipur. Marwari, Wagdi, Urdu, and Gujarati are also spoken in Udaipur.
Hinduism (72.90%) is the major religion followed in Udaipur. 2nd most is Muslims with approx 16% of the total population. Jainism is amongst the other main religions practiced. Jains make about 10% of the population.
Religions in Udaipur (2011)
- Hindus 72.90%
- Muslims 15.67%
- Jains 9.86%
- Sikhs 0.8%
- Christians 0.63%
- Buddhists 0.02%
- Gaya Population
The Udaipur economy is primarily driven by tourism, though minerals, marble processing, chemical manufacturing and development, electronic manufacturing, and the handicraft industry are also contributors. Udaipur is rising as an educational hub as well, with 5 Universities, 14 colleges, and more than 160 high schools. Udaipur is home to IIM Udaipur.
Udaipur is well known for handicrafts such as paintings, marble articles, silver arts, and terracotta.
Udaipur, with its lakes, and historic palaces, and architecture, is a major destination for tourists, both domestic and foreign nationals visiting the state. Over 1.4 million tourists visited Udaipur in 2016. Udaipur is home to some of the country’s most popular luxury hotels and resorts. The tourism sector has been a fairly large contributor to the economic growth and fame of Udaipur. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Udaipur tourism industry is declining.
Udaipur district is particularly rich in mineral resources as a large variety of important minerals are found here. Copper, lead, zinc, and silver, industrial minerals like phosphate, asbestos, calcite, limestone, Talc (soapstone), barites, wollastonite, and marble are the major driving resources behind the industries based in the city.
Udaipur is host to medium and large enterprises designing and manufacturing electronic instruments, control panels, sensitive metering technology, and LED lamps.
Agriculture also a leading sector in the city’s economy. The Major crops of the area are Maize and Jowar in the Kharif season and Wheat and Mustard in the Rabi season. Pulses, Groundnut, and vegetables like brinjals are some of the major food products grown in Udaipur.