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Hyderabad Population

10,004,144

Hyderabad is the capital of Telangana state, located in the south and sixth largest city of India. As per the estimates of UN World Population Prospects, the Hyderabad Population in 2020 is 10 Million (1 Crore). Hyderabad and Secunderabad are the two twin cities partitioned by Hussin sagar lake, popularly called Tank Bund. Hyderabad city has many names like Pearl City, Biryani City, Hi-tech City and Cyberabad. Hyderabad was the capital for both Telugu states from 1956 to 2014 before birfucation in 2014. From year 1990-2000, City of Hyderabad expanded from 170 sq km. to an area of 650 sq km, and has a population of 10,004,144 making it the sixth most populous city in India, in 2007 Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) was formed. It is estimated to be 30 to 35% of migrants coming from different parts of India, made this city as their home due to work prosperous of Industrial, IT and Pharma sector. The Hyderabad state used to be princely state, is in the Telangana region and joined the Union of India in year of 1948 after an military invasion as a part of merging process. In 1956, the Hyderabad State was dissolved as part of the linguistic reorganisation of states, Hyderabad and Telangana was merged with the Telugu speaking Andhra State to form Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad was made capital to Andhra Pradesh till bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in 2014. From 2014 Hyderabad is serving as capital of Telangana.

YearHyderabad Population
19501,096,320
19551,178,673
19601,240,514
19651,460,111
19701,748,395
19752,085,893
19802,487,040
19853,209,443
19904,192,578
19954,908,133
20005,650,076
20056,521,705
20107,531,293
20117,751,240
20158,697,166
2020*10,004,144
2025*11,337,852
2035*14,151,724
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 1935 Hyderabad city Population(UA)

Hyderabad has an average elevation of 500 meters above sea level. Hyderabad places and buildings reflects a blend of Hindu and Muslim styles. Many of the suburbs close to Hyderabad have been merged into the city after 2000, now called Greater Hyderabad. Popular and more populated places are central to hyderabad are Ameerpet, S.R. Nagar, Erragadda, Banjara Hills, Jublie Hills, Raj Bhavan, Somajiguda, Begumpet, Nampally, Charminar and Khairatabad. Popular places in the north side of Hyderabad are Sanathnagar, Bowenpally, Moosapet, Balanagar, Pathan Cheru, BHEL township and Chanda Nagar, Kukatpally, Lingampally and Nizampet. Places on the north-east side are Malkajgiri, Sainikpuri, Osmania University, Tarnaka, Habsiguda, Marredpally, Bowenpally, Trimulgherry, Secunderabad Cantonment Board and Uppal.


Hyderabad Size and Population

Hyderabad City(2011)Hyderabad UA(2020)
Population 7.7 million10 million
Area650 sq km7,257 sq km
Rank6 (India)34 (World)
As per the 2001 census, the net migrants to Hyderabad UA are 407,861 from within state. 88,216 from other states of India, 2,406 from other countries. Total Migrants are 498,483 from the last 10 years from 1991 to 2001.


Religion wise Hyderabad Population

Hyderabad is home to many religions, Hinduism and Islam are the major relgions, According to 2011 census, Hindu population is 4.5 million, followed by 2.1 million with Muslim population. The Christians in Hyderabad are 192,660 people, 17,303 are Sikhs, 20,480 are Jain people and 2,451 are Buddhists.

ReligionPersonsPercentageMalesFemales
Hindu4,540,84164.932,324,3892,216,452
Muslim2,107,04730.131,081,0261,026,021
Christian192,6602.7595,81496,846
Sikh17,3030.259,1178,186
Buddhist2,4510.041,3191,132
Jain20,4800.2910,45810,022
Others3,1370.041,6291,508
Not Stated109,3431.5652,88856,455

Source: 2011 Census: Language and Mother Tongue


Languages spoken in Hyderabad

Telugu and Urdu are the widely spoken languages of Hyderabad people. People from various parts of country have made the city their home, such as Gujaratis, Sikhs, Bengalis, Maharastians, Tamils, Kannadigas adn Coastal Andraites.


Disability

Below is the disable population stats of Hyderabad.

Type of disabilityTotal PersonsMalesFemales
In Seeing66,93035,25731,673
In Hearing70,41236,75433,658
In Speech28,07715,99012,087
In Movement20,34812,7167,632
Mental Retardation11,1196,2134,906
Mental Illness3,2351,8761,359
Others83,25744,78538,472
Total disabled population294,072159,490134,582
Source: 2011 Census: Distribution of Disabled(India & States/UTs)


Hyderabad Population age wise

According to Census 2011, the age group of 0-4 years, 304,736 are Male and 280,284 are Females. Between 5-9 years, 315,995 are Male and 293,816 are Females and between 20 to 30 years , 704,349 are male and 760,827 are females.

Source: 2011 Census: Population In Five Year Age-Group


Hyderabad History

Hyderabad City was founded by the Quṭb Shahi,the fifth king of the sultan of Golconda in 1591 with estimated population of around on the east bank of the Musi River. As on 1897 San Francisco call, the population in 1897 was estimated to be 415,039, fourth largest in India after Bombay(821,764), Calcutta(771,144) and Madras(452,518). The name Hyderabad was believed to have its earlier name "Bhagyanagar", named after Bhagmati, the mistress, Telugu courtesan of Quli Qutb Shah, But changing from Bhagyanagar to Hyderabad is unknown. A famous bangles market near to Charminar, also called Laad Bazaar, Products like siverware, Kalamari paintings, artivacts, silk and cotton ware have been traded in the city for centuries.


References

1.censusindia.gov.in/

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