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Demographics Of Meerut

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The headquarters of the district of meerut is in the city of Meerut which had a population of about 3.4 millions as per the 2011 census of which males are 53.06% and females are 46.94%. Decadal growth in 2001 to 2011 was about 15.92%. 885 is the sex ratio in Meerut in 2011 while in 2001 it was 908. The child sex ratio was 850 while is lower than the average of 899 in th estate. Under 6 population of meerut is 14.16%. the population density of the district is 1347 person/km sq. The literacy rate in the city is 74.80% while 69.72% is the average in the state.

As per the data in 2009, 208.6 was the crime rate although the state average ranges at 88.4 while in the nation it is 181.4.

District Information (2011 census)

District

Male

Female

Total

Population

18,29,192

16,18,213

34,47,405

Literacy

82.91%

65.69%

74.80%

The census of 2001 ranked meerut as the 6th largest in if density of population is considered. Among the regions in the NCR, it is 2nd highest. 53.43% of the population are males while 46.56% are females. Literacy rate on an average is 65.96% which is more than 64.8% that is national average and the state has 57.36% of literacy average. Males are literate to the extent of 76.31% and 54.12% is the female literacy rate. Under 6 population percentage is 16.66. This city has one of India’s largest population of muslims which is near about 32.5%. in uttar Pradesh, this is the largest city with maximum muslims. Sex ratio in the city was 871, where 898 was the state average and 933 was national average.

District Population (2001 census)

District Male Female Total
Urban 774,670 677,313 1,451,983
Rural 826,908 718,470 1,545,378
Total 1,601,578 1,395,783 2,997,361
Literacy 76.31% 54.12% 65.96%

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