Varanasi Population


Estimated population in 2022

Estimated population of Varanasi in 2022
4,259,988
Estimated population of males in 2022
2,226,664
Estimated population of males in 2022
2,033,324

Population as per 2011 census

Population 3,676,841
Male Population 1,921,857
Female Population 1,754,984
Area (km2) 1,535
Density/km2 2,395
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 913
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 885
Literates 2,403,903
Male Literates 1,389,116
Female Literates 1,014,787
Average Literacy 75.60%
Male Literacy 83.78%
Female Literacy 66.69%
Child Population (0-6 Age) 497,151
Boys Population (0-6 Age) 263,762
Girls Population (0-6 Age) 233,389
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.52%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.72%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.30%

Varanasi Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2022
Hindu
3,107,681
84.52%
3,600,559
Muslims
546,987
14.88%
633,739
Christian
7,696
0.21%
8,917
Sikh
3,309
0.09%
3,834
Buddhist
1,146
0.03%
1,328
Jain
1,898
0.05%
2,199
Not Stated
7,826
0.21%
9,067
Others
298
0.01%
345
Total
3,676,841
100.00%
4,259,988

City/Metros in Varanasi District

City Name Population in 2011
Estimated Population in 2022
Varanasi (Municipal Corporation) 1,198,491
1,388,572