Population Of Madhya Pradesh 2020

Madhya Pradesh as a state is located in the central part of India. The capital of the state is Bhopal. Prior to 2000, when Chhattisgarh was under Madhya Pradesh, the state was the biggest state in the country and the separation between the two furthest points within the state was about 1500 km.

population of Madhya Pradesh 2020

It is ranked 26th among Indian states in the human development index. Wealthy in mineral assets, MP has the biggest stores of precious stone and copper in India. Over 30% of its region is under forest cover. Its travel industry has seen impressive development in the ongoing years.


To get the population of Madhya Pradesh in 2020, the population of the past 5 years has to be taken into account. They are as follows:

  1. 2015 – 76.4 Million
  2. 2016 – 77.9 Million
  3. 2017 – 78.812 Million
  4. 2018 – 79.6344 Million
  5. 2019 – 80.3804 Million

As can be seen from the year 2015-19, the population of the state has gone up by 3.9804 Million in the past 5 years. Therefore, on average, the population each year goes up by 0.79608 Million. The population of Madhya Pradesh in 2020 as per expected figures is 80.3804 Million + 0.79608 Million = 81.17648 Million. To conclude it, the population of Madhya Pradesh in 2020 as per estimates = 81.17648 Million.


Hinduism is the major religion in the state with 91 % following. Islam is the second most well-known religion in Madhya Pradesh with around 7 % following. Christianity, Sikhism, and Jains are different religions followed here in small numbers.

Literacy rate in the state of Madhya Pradesh has seen an upward pattern and is 69.32 percent according to the 2011 population registration. Of that, male literacy remains at 78.7 percent while literacy of females is at 59.2 percent. Hindi is the fundamental language spoken here, additionally; Urdu and Marathi are spoken in huge numbers.


The population density is 240 persons per square kilometer. Madhya Pradesh enjoys a pretty good population growth rate and this has been consistent from many years. One of the reasons for this is the number of people coming over here from neighboring states for a better standard of living. It is expected that the state will experience a higher population growth rate in the years to come.


  1. After independence, Madhya Pradesh was framed with Nagpur as its capital. Later on, in 1956, the state was rearranged and Bhopal turned into its new capital.

  2. The Caves of Bhimbetka is a gathering of 600 caves and is viewed as one of the oldest cavern accumulations in India. It is another place for vacationers for a portion of its stunning rock carvings and works of art. The site is known as the oldest known rock art workmanship in the Indian sub-continent. These caverns are likewise a world heritage site in the country.

  3. Bandhavgarh comprises a portion of the intriguing wildlife animals that are hard to spot in different parts of India. The most acclaimed ones are White Tigers other than for the wide types of feathered creatures, butterflies, and reptiles. Bandhavgarh had additionally been the hunting ground for the Kings in the past.

  4. Coal and iron ore are significant minerals found in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The spot-like Balaghat is known for bauxite, copper, and manganese.

  5. The Kanha National Park is one of the greatest national parks out here. Did you know the renowned novel ‘Jungle Book’ by Rudyard Kipling draws its motivation from the Kanha National Park?