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According to the 2011 Census, the population density of Maharashtra is equal to the population density of which district?
1. Jalgaon
2. Nashik
3. Aurangabad
4. Raigad

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Aurangabad

The correct answer is Aurangabad.

  • According to 2011 census, population density of Maharashtra state was 365 per sq. Km.
  • Density of the above-mentioned cities according to 2011 census is
    • Jalgaon - 360 per sq. Km
    • Nashik - 393 per sq. Km
    • Aurangabad - 366 per sq. Km
    • Raigarh - 368 per sq. Km
  • Mumbai Suburban records the highest density in Maharashtra i.e. 20980 per sq. Km.
  • Thane has the highest population in Maharashtra i.e. 11,060,148.

  • The first census after independence was conducted in the year 1951.
  • India's decadal growth rate is 17.70% (from 2001 to 2011)
  • Most populous state according to 2011 census-
    • Uttar Pradesh - 16.5% of the total population
    • Maharashtra - 9.28% of the total population
  • Maharashtra records the highest urban population while Uttar Pradesh records the highest rural population.

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