Monday, October 31, 2011

Mumbai largest city, Delhi NCR largest Urban Agglomeration




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INDIA STATS : Million plus cities in India as per Census 2011

The Census 2011, released by the Registrar General of India, has shown that Mumbai continues to be India's largest populated city among its four metros with 10 million plus population. Mumbai has a population of 
18,414,288, followed by Delhi - 16,314,838 and  Kolkata- 14,112,536. 
However, when the metros along with their extended suburbs are considered, Delhi NCR, which includes Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, Ghaziabad emerged as the largest Urban Agglomeration with a population of 21,753,486, Mumbai Metropolitan Region which comprises of Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Vasai-Virar, Bhiwandi, and Panvel emerges second largest with a population of  20,748,395. Urban Agglomeration means an extended city comprising built up area of central core and any suburbs linked by continuous urban area.


Chennai, Hyderabad emerge as the next largest cities followed by Bangalore, Ahmedabad, and Pune. The Census findings show that Surat has added 1.7 million people during the past decade, and Jaipur has pipped Kanpur to the 10th spot. The full table of cities, and their urban agglomerations along with the 2001 Census figures is given below:




UA
2011
Extended UA
2011
2001 Census
1
Delhi
16,314,838
21,753,486
12,877,470
2
Greater Mumbai
18,414,288
20,748,395
16,434,386
3
Kolkata
14,112,536
14,617,882
13,205,697
4
Chennai
8,696,010
8,917,749
6,560,242
5
Bangalore
8,499,399
8,728,906
5,701,446
6
Hyderabad

7,749,334
5,742,036
7
Ahmedabad
6,240,201
6,352,254
4,525,013
8
Pune

5,049,968
3,760,636
9
Surat

4,585,367
2,811,614
10
Jaipur

3,073,350
2,322,575
11
Kanpur

2,920,067
2,715,555
12
Lucknow

2,901,474
2,245,509
13
Nagpur
2,497,777
2,583,911
2,129,500
14
Ghaziabad   (NCR)
2,358,525
(NCR)
968,256
15
Indore

2,167,447
1,506,062
16
Coimbatore

2,151,466
1,461,139
17
Kochi

2,117,990
1,355,972
18
Patna

2,046,652
1,697,976
19
Kozhikode*

2,030,519
880,247
20
Bhopal

1,883,381
1,458,416
21
Thrissur *

1,854,783
330,122
22
Vadodara

1,817,191
1,491,045
23
Agra

1,746,467
1,331,339
24
Vishakhapatnam

1,730,320
1,345,938
25
Malappuram*

1,698,645
170,409
26
Thiruvananthapuram*

1,687,406
889,635
27
Ludhiana

1,613,878
1,398,467
28
Kannur*

1,642,892
498,207
29
Nashik

1,562,769
1,152,326
30
Vijayawada

1,491,202
1,039,518
31
Madurai

1,462,420
1,203,095
32
Varanasi

1,435,113
1,203,961
33
Meerut

1,424,908
1,161,716
34
Faridabad    (NCR)
1,404,653
(NCR)
1,055,938
35
Rajkot

1,390,933
1,003,015
36
Jamshedpur

1,337,131
1,104,713
37
Srinagar

1,273,312
988,210
38
Jabalpur

1,267,564
1,098,000
39
Asansol

1,243,008
1,067,369
40
Vasai - Virar (MMR)
1,221,233
(MMR)
41
Allahabad

1,216,719
1,042,229
42
Dhanbad

1,195,298
1,065,327
43
Aurangabad

1,189,376
892,483
44
Amritsar

1,183,705
1,003,917
45
Jodhpur

1,137,815
860,818
46
Ranchi

1,126,741
863,495
47
Raipur

1,122,555
700,113
48
Kollam*

1,110,005
380,091
49
Gwalior

1,101,981
865,548
50
Durg-Bhilainagar

1,064,077
927,864
51
Chandigarh

1,025,682
808,515
52
Tiruchirapalli

1,021,717
866,354
53
Kota

1,001,365
703,150
*As per new definition of Urban Agglomeration in Kerala


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