Population Of Patna 2017

Patna is the capital and biggest city of Bihar in India. Patna is the second biggest city in east India after Kolkata. It had an expected population of 1.68 million in the year 2011, making it the nineteenth biggest city in India. With more than 2 million individuals, its urban agglomeration is the eighteenth biggest in India. Patna likewise serves as the seat of Patna High Court. Patna was established in 490 BCE by the ruler of Magadha. Ancient Patna, called as Pataliputra, was the capital of the Magadha Empire. Patna has a charm of its own with a combination of people from Uttar Pradesh and nearby regions.

Population Of Patna 2017


With an expected population of 1.68 million in 2011, Patna is the nineteenth most crowded city in India and with more than 2 million individuals, its urban agglomeration is the eighteenth biggest in India. Occupants of Patna are alluded as Patnaite.

Talking about population, in order to check out the population of Patna in 2017, we need to have a look at the population of the past 5 years. They are as per the following:

  1. 2012 – 1.83 Million
  2. 2013 – 1.98 Million
  3. 2014 – 2.11 Million
  4. 2015 – 2.35 Million
  5. 2016 – 2.63 Million

Taking a look at the population of Patna from the year 2012-16, it has been noticed that there has been an increase of 0.8 Million in the past 5 years. Therefore, it has been seen that every year the population increases by 0.16 Million. Hence, the population of Patna in 2017 is forecasted to be 2.63 Million + 0.16 Million = 2.79 Million. So, the population of Patna in the year 2017 as per estimated data = 2.79 Million.

Patna Population 2017 – 2.79 Million(Estimated)


The general education rate is 83.37%, with the male proficiency rate being 87.35% and the female education rate being 79.89%. The sex proportion of Patna is 885 females for every 1,000 males.The urban agglomeration had a population of around 2,046,652 of which 1,087,864 are males and 958,788 are females. Patna metropolitan locale constitutes the second biggest metropolitan district in east India.

As per the 2011 enumeration of India, the city’s main religion is Hinduism with 86.39% devotees. Islam is second most well known religion with roughly 12.27%. Christianity, Jainism and Buddhism are additionally followed in Patna.


The populace density of the city is 1803 persons per square kilometer. The number of inhabitants in Patna in 2031 is prone to be 60.25 lakh out of which the evaluated urban population will be 48.77 lakh. The aggregate number of laborers that year is anticipated to be 16.09 lakh, considering the 33% of the urban population, as of the Patna Master Plan for the year 2031. The number of inhabitants in Patna has been growing quickly and it is expected that this pattern is going to proceed in the coming years.


  1. In the old times (around 2000 years back) Patna was a place of extraordinary researchers.
  2. Patna played a noteworthy part in the Indian freedom battle. Most prominent are the Champaran movement against the Indigo manor and the Quit India Movement of 1942.
  3. Patna is likewise one of the most oldest persistently possessed spots on the planet. The earliest reference of the city was about 2500 years back in some buddhist sacred texts.
  4. The tenth Guru of Sikhs-Shri Guru Govind Singh Ji was born in Patna and he has spent his early piece of his life in Patna.
  5. Gautam Buddha spent some time in Patna through last year of his life.

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