Dhanbad, India Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Dhanbad, India metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Dhanbad in 2021 is 1,348,000, a 1.28% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Dhanbad in 2020 was 1,331,000, a 1.14% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Dhanbad in 2019 was 1,316,000, a 1.08% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Dhanbad in 2018 was 1,302,000, a 1.17% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in India
City Name Population
Delhi 31,181,000
Mumbai 20,668,000
Calcutta 14,974,000
Bangalore 12,765,000
Madras 11,235,000
Hyderabad 10,269,000
Ahmadabad 8,253,000
Surat 7,490,000
Poona 6,808,000
Jaipur 4,008,000
Lucknow 3,765,000
Calicut 3,742,000
Malappuram 3,609,000
Thrissur 3,213,000
Cochin 3,193,000
Kanpur 3,153,000
Indore 3,113,000
Nagpur 2,940,000
Coimbatore 2,860,000
Thiruvananthapuram 2,691,000
Patna 2,482,000
Bhopal 2,447,000
Agra 2,262,000
Vadodara 2,233,000
Kannur 2,227,000
Visakhapatnam 2,226,000
Nashik 2,123,000
Vijayawada 2,104,000
Kollam 1,941,000
Rajkot 1,934,000
Ludhiana 1,885,000
Madurai 1,766,000
Meerut 1,728,000
Raipur 1,702,000
Benares 1,693,000
Jamshedpur 1,630,000
Srinagar 1,622,000
Aurangabad 1,600,000
Tiruppur 1,559,000
Jodhpur 1,510,000
Ranchi 1,475,000
Jabalpur 1,472,000
Asansol 1,454,000
Kota 1,431,000
Allahabad 1,415,000
Gwalior 1,410,000
Amritsar 1,400,000
Dhanbad 1,348,000
Bareilly 1,286,000
Aligarh 1,245,000
Mysore 1,235,000
Moradabad 1,232,000
Durg-Bhilainagar 1,225,000
Bhubaneswar 1,194,000
Tiruchirappalli 1,182,000
Chandigarh 1,169,000
Hubli-Dharwad 1,137,000
Gauhati 1,135,000
Salem 1,124,000
Saharanpur 1,095,000
Jalandhar 1,074,000
Siliguri 1,057,000
Solapur 1,042,000
Warangal 983,000
Dehradun 943,000
Guntur 875,000
Bhiwandi 874,000
Puducherry 856,000
Firozabad 846,000
Cherthala 801,000
Bikaner 787,000
Nellore 773,000
Gorakhpur 767,000
Amravati 765,000
Cuttack 752,000
Muzaffarnagar 742,000
Kottayam 739,000
Belgaum 738,000
Malegaon 731,000
Kayamkulam 727,000
Mangalore 724,000
Bhavnagar 712,000
Jammu 709,000
Nanded Waghala 706,000
Tirupati 705,000
Gulbarga 688,000
Durgapur 687,000
Kurnool 686,000
Jhansi 654,000
Jamnagar 651,000
Erode 648,000
Bokaro Steel City 642,000
Raurkela 631,000
Kolhapur 627,000
Ajmer 622,000
Ujjain 618,000
Patiala 617,000
Bilaspur 616,000
Mathura 603,000
Agartala 595,000
Imphal 594,000
Sangli 592,000
Udaipur 580,000
Vellore 579,000
Tuticorin 578,000
Jalgaon 577,000
Gaya 576,000
Tirunelveli 574,000
Panipat 560,000
Rajahmundry 552,000
Bellary 534,000
Hosur 529,000
Kakinada 523,000
Davanagere 521,000
Muzaffarpur 516,000
Purnia 497,000
Begusarai 495,000
Latur 490,000
Bhagalpur 487,000
Rohtak 477,000
Shillong 472,000
Bhilwara 463,000
Anantapur 461,000
Yamunanagar 458,000
Akola 455,000
Kadapa 455,000
Sagar 445,000
English Bazar 440,000
Alwar 439,000
Hardwar 439,000
Rampur 435,000
Raniganj 432,000
Bijapur 424,000
Korba 424,000
Barddhaman 422,000
Baharampur 419,000
Brahmapur 415,000
Dhule 414,000
Karnal 414,000
Dhulian 412,000
Ahmadnagar 408,000
Gandhidham 406,000
Junagadh 406,000
Karimnagar 406,000
Ottappalam 403,000
Dindigul 396,000
Bihar Sharif 382,000
Anand 381,000
Shimoga 381,000
Aizawl 378,000
Bathinda 377,000
Shahjahanpur 377,000
Palakkad 376,000
Santipur 376,000
Ichalkaranji 372,000
Tumkur 368,000
Deoghar 367,000
Maunath Bhanjan 367,000
Roorkee 367,000
Ranipet 366,000
Parbhani 365,000
Dewas 363,000
Hisar 359,000
Karur 358,000
Morvi 357,000
Chandrapur 356,000
Darbhanga 356,000
Habra 354,000
Kanhangad 353,000
Farrukhabad 351,000
Satna 350,000
Jalna 347,000
Khammam 347,000
Navsari 345,000
Thanjavur 342,000
Haldwani-cum-kathgodam 340,000
Arrah 337,000
Nizamabad 337,000
Kharagpur 330,000
Hapur 327,000
Ratlam 321,000
Dhanbad - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,348,000 1.28%
2020 1,331,000 1.14%
2019 1,316,000 1.08%
2018 1,302,000 1.17%
2017 1,287,000 1.18%
2016 1,272,000 1.11%
2015 1,258,000 1.21%
2014 1,243,000 1.14%
2013 1,229,000 1.15%
2012 1,215,000 1.17%
2011 1,201,000 1.18%
2010 1,187,000 1.19%
2009 1,173,000 1.12%
2008 1,160,000 1.22%
2007 1,146,000 1.15%
2006 1,133,000 1.16%
2005 1,120,000 1.17%
2004 1,107,000 1.10%
2003 1,095,000 1.20%
2002 1,082,000 1.22%
2001 1,069,000 2.00%
2000 1,048,000 2.54%
1999 1,022,000 2.61%
1998 996,000 2.57%
1997 971,000 2.53%
1996 947,000 2.49%
1995 924,000 2.55%
1994 901,000 2.62%
1993 878,000 2.45%
1992 857,000 2.63%
1991 835,000 2.08%
1990 818,000 1.87%
1989 803,000 1.77%
1988 789,000 1.94%
1987 774,000 1.84%
1986 760,000 1.74%
1985 747,000 1.91%
1984 733,000 1.81%
1983 720,000 1.84%
1982 707,000 1.87%
1981 694,000 3.43%
1980 671,000 4.35%
1979 643,000 4.21%
1978 617,000 4.22%
1977 592,000 4.23%
1976 568,000 4.22%
1975 545,000 4.41%
1974 522,000 4.19%
1973 501,000 4.16%
1972 481,000 4.34%
1971 461,000 6.47%
1970 433,000 7.44%
1969 403,000 7.18%
1968 376,000 7.43%
1967 350,000 7.36%
1966 326,000 7.24%
1965 304,000 7.42%
1964 283,000 7.20%
1963 264,000 7.32%
1962 246,000 7.42%
1961 229,000 10.10%
1960 208,000 11.83%
1959 186,000 12.05%
1958 166,000 11.41%
1957 149,000 12.03%
1956 133,000 11.76%
1955 119,000 11.21%
1954 107,000 12.63%
1953 95,000 11.76%
1952 85,000 11.84%
1951 76,000 7.04%
1950 71,000 0.00%