As per details from Census 2011, Maharashtra has a population of 11.24 Crores, an increase from the figure of 9.69 Crores in the 2001 census. The total population of Maharashtra as per the latest census data is 112,374,333 of which male and female are 58,243,056 and 54,131,277 respectively. In 2001, the total population was 96,878,627 with which males were 50,400,596 while females 46,478,031. The total population growth in this decade was 15.99 percent while in the previous decade, it was 22.57 percent. The population of Maharashtra forms 9.28 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 9.42 percent.
Maharashtra Sex Ratio 2023
The sex ratio in Maharashtra is 929 i.e. for every 1000 males, which is below the national average of 940 as per the latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of females was 922 per 1000 males in Maharashtra.
Maharashtra Literacy Rate 2023
The literacy rate in Maharashtra has seen an upward trend and is 82.34 percent as per the latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 88.38 percent while female literacy is at 75.87 percent.