Ranchi, India Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ranchi, India metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Ranchi in 2020 is 1,439,000, a 2.49% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Ranchi in 2019 was 1,404,000, a 2.48% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Ranchi in 2018 was 1,370,000, a 2.7% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Ranchi in 2017 was 1,334,000, a 2.69% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in India
City Name Population
Delhi 30,291,000
Mumbai 20,411,000
Calcutta 14,850,000
Bangalore 12,327,000
Madras 10,971,000
Hyderabad 10,004,000
Ahmadabad 8,059,000
Surat 7,185,000
Poona 6,629,000
Jaipur 3,909,000
Lucknow 3,677,000
Calicut 3,555,000
Malappuram 3,391,000
Kanpur 3,124,000
Cochin 3,082,000
Thrissur 3,068,000
Indore 3,017,000
Nagpur 2,893,000
Coimbatore 2,787,000
Thiruvananthapuram 2,585,000
Patna 2,436,000
Bhopal 2,390,000
Agra 2,210,000
Vadodara 2,190,000
Visakhapatnam 2,175,000
Kannur 2,167,000
Nashik 2,066,000
Vijayawada 2,040,000
Rajkot 1,878,000
Ludhiana 1,857,000
Kollam 1,852,000
Madurai 1,734,000
Meerut 1,696,000
Benares 1,665,000
Raipur 1,642,000
Jamshedpur 1,599,000
Srinagar 1,586,000
Aurangabad 1,558,000
Tiruppur 1,496,000
Jodhpur 1,472,000
Jabalpur 1,450,000
Ranchi 1,439,000
Asansol 1,431,000
Allahabad 1,394,000
Kota 1,387,000
Gwalior 1,378,000
Amritsar 1,377,000
Dhanbad 1,331,000
Bareilly 1,255,000
Aligarh 1,211,000
Mysore 1,210,000
Durg-Bhilainagar 1,208,000
Moradabad 1,197,000
Tiruchirappalli 1,165,000
Bhubaneswar 1,163,000
Chandigarh 1,148,000
Gauhati 1,117,000
Hubli-Dharwad 1,117,000
Salem 1,102,000
Jalandhar 1,054,000
Saharanpur 1,054,000
Solapur 1,031,000
Siliguri 1,020,000
Warangal 960,000
Dehradun 919,000
Bhiwandi 859,000
Guntur 854,000
Puducherry 836,000
Firozabad 821,000
Bikaner 772,000
Cherthala 764,000
Gorakhpur 758,000
Amravati 752,000
Nellore 751,000
Cuttack 742,000
Belgaum 725,000
Muzaffarnagar 717,000
Malegaon 716,000
Mangalore 713,000
Jammu 702,000
Bhavnagar 700,000
Kottayam 696,000
Kayamkulam 695,000
Nanded Waghala 690,000
Tirupati 679,000
Durgapur 675,000
Gulbarga 673,000
Kurnool 665,000
Jamnagar 645,000
Jhansi 643,000
Erode 635,000
Bokaro Steel City 634,000
Raurkela 623,000
Kolhapur 619,000
Ajmer 614,000
Ujjain 607,000
Bilaspur 600,000
Patiala 599,000
Mathura 588,000
Sangli 584,000
Imphal 576,000
Agartala 575,000
Udaipur 569,000
Vellore 569,000
Tirunelveli 566,000
Gaya 565,000
Jalgaon 565,000
Tuticorin 561,000
Panipat 548,000
Rajahmundry 544,000
Bellary 521,000
Kakinada 514,000
Davanagere 512,000
Muzaffarpur 504,000
Hosur 494,000
Bhagalpur 479,000
Latur 479,000
Purnia 478,000
Begusarai 468,000
Rohtak 467,000
Shillong 460,000
Bhilwara 452,000
Akola 451,000
Yamunanagar 451,000
Anantapur 449,000
Kadapa 443,000
Sagar 437,000
Alwar 429,000
English Bazar 427,000
Hardwar 426,000
Rampur 426,000
Korba 418,000
Barddhaman 414,000
Bijapur 414,000
Dhule 410,000
Raniganj 410,000
Brahmapur 408,000
Baharampur 407,000
Ahmadnagar 404,000
Karnal 402,000
Junagadh 397,000
Karimnagar 395,000
Dhulian 393,000
Gandhidham 390,000
Dindigul 386,000
Ottappalam 385,000
Shimoga 375,000
Shahjahanpur 374,000
Bihar Sharif 373,000
Anand 372,000
Aizawl 370,000
Bathinda 368,000
Palakkad 368,000
Ichalkaranji 367,000
Santipur 367,000
Tumkur 361,000
Parbhani 359,000
Maunath Bhanjan 358,000
Dewas 356,000
Ranipet 356,000
Hisar 354,000
Roorkee 354,000
Chandrapur 352,000
Darbhanga 351,000
Deoghar 349,000
Habra 348,000
Karur 346,000
Morvi 346,000
Farrukhabad 344,000
Satna 343,000
Jalna 341,000
Kanhangad 340,000
Khammam 339,000
Navsari 339,000
Thanjavur 337,000
Nizamabad 333,000
Arrah 329,000
Haldwani-cum-kathgodam 329,000
Kharagpur 327,000
Hapur 321,000
Ratlam 316,000
Ranchi - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,439,000 2.49%
2019 1,404,000 2.48%
2018 1,370,000 2.70%
2017 1,334,000 2.69%
2016 1,299,000 2.77%
2015 1,264,000 2.68%
2014 1,231,000 2.67%
2013 1,199,000 2.74%
2012 1,167,000 2.64%
2011 1,137,000 2.71%
2010 1,107,000 2.69%
2009 1,078,000 2.67%
2008 1,050,000 2.74%
2007 1,022,000 2.71%
2006 995,000 2.68%
2005 969,000 2.65%
2004 944,000 2.72%
2003 919,000 2.68%
2002 895,000 2.76%
2001 871,000 3.20%
2000 844,000 3.43%
1999 816,000 3.42%
1998 789,000 3.54%
1997 762,000 3.39%
1996 737,000 3.51%
1995 712,000 3.34%
1994 689,000 3.45%
1993 666,000 3.58%
1992 643,000 3.38%
1991 622,000 2.47%
1990 607,000 2.02%
1989 595,000 2.06%
1988 583,000 2.10%
1987 571,000 1.96%
1986 560,000 2.00%
1985 549,000 2.04%
1984 538,000 2.09%
1983 527,000 2.13%
1982 516,000 1.98%
1981 506,000 5.42%
1980 480,000 6.90%
1979 449,000 7.16%
1978 419,000 7.16%
1977 391,000 6.83%
1976 366,000 7.02%
1975 342,000 7.21%
1974 319,000 7.05%
1973 298,000 7.19%
1972 278,000 6.92%
1971 260,000 6.56%
1970 244,000 6.09%
1969 230,000 5.99%
1968 217,000 6.37%
1967 204,000 5.70%
1966 193,000 6.04%
1965 182,000 6.43%
1964 171,000 6.21%
1963 161,000 5.92%
1962 152,000 6.29%
1961 143,000 3.62%
1960 138,000 2.99%
1959 134,000 3.08%
1958 130,000 2.36%
1957 127,000 2.42%
1956 124,000 3.33%
1955 120,000 2.56%
1954 117,000 2.63%
1953 114,000 2.70%
1952 111,000 2.78%
1951 108,000 4.85%
1950 103,000 0.00%