Gaya Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Gaya in 2021
5,420,766
Estimated population of males in 2021
2,797,849
Estimated population of males in 2021
2,622,917

Population as per 2011 census

Population 4,391,418
Male Population 2,266,566
Female Population 2,124,852
Area (km2) 4,976
Density/km2 883
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 937
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 960
Literates 2,297,613
Male Literates 1,368,803
Female Literates 928,810
Average Literacy 63.67%
Male Literacy 73.31%
Female Literacy 53.34%
Child Population (0-6 Age) 783,059
Boys Population (0-6 Age) 399,426
Girls Population (0-6 Age) 383,633
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.83%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.62%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 18.05%

Gaya Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindu
3,876,395
88.27%
4,785,022
Muslims
488,121
11.12%
602,537
Christian
3,943
0.09%
4,867
Sikh
913
0.02%
1,127
Buddhist
870
0.02%
1,074
Jain
1,723
0.04%
2,127
Not Stated
19,345
0.44%
23,879
Others
108
0.00%
133
Total
4,391,418
100.00%
5,420,766

City/Metros in Gaya District

City Name Population in 2011
Estimated Population in 2021
Gaya (Municipal Corporation) 468,614
578,457