Ranchi · Population

Question: What is the population of Ranchi? Answer: Ranchi, India (Administrative unit: Jhārkhand) - last known population is ≈ 1 120 400 (year 2011). This was 0.09% of total India population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2001-2011 (+2.64%/year), Ranchi population in 2024 would be: 1 571 800*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1971-1981] +6.89 %/year
[1981-1991] +1.96 %/year
[1991-2001] +3.46 %/year
[2001-2011] +2.64 %/year


GPS coordinates: 23.348, 85.339

Local time in Ranchi: 23:56 Saturday GMT+5:30.

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Ranchi on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1971e, 1981e, 1991c, 2001c, 2011c. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India
Population Census 2011
United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2014). World Urbanization Prospects: The 2014 Revision, CD-ROM Edition. y: 1971, 1982
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).