Population of Gulbarga 2019

Gulbarga is authoritatively known as Kalaburagi and it is a city in the state of Karnataka. It is the regulatory central command of the Gulbarga locale and a noteworthy city of the North Karnataka area. The city is represented by Municipal Corporation and is in Gulbarga Urban Region. It is called one of the Sufi urban cities and has well known religious spots in the form of Khwaja Banda Nawaz Dargah and Buddha Vihar.

population of Gulbarga 2019

The city has a couple of structural wonders made amid the Bahamani Kingdom rule, incorporating the Jama Masjid placed in the Gulbarga Fort.


To get the actual population numbers of Gulbarga in the year 2019, we need to find the population of the previous 5 years. They are as follows:

  1. 2014 – 710,000
  2. 2015 – 735,220
  3. 2016 – 761,400
  4. 2017 – 795,200
  5. 2018 – 840,000

With the population numbers of Gulbarga from 2014-18 shown above; there is a noticeable increase of 130,000 in the past 5 years. As per the given figures, every year it is seen that the population increases by 26,000. Therefore, the population of Gulbarga in 2019 is expected to be 840,000 + 26,000 = 866,000. So, the population of Gulbarga in 2019 as per estimated data = 866,000.

Gulbarga Population 2019 –866,000. (estimated).


As of the year of 2011, it has a population of 543,000. Males comprise 55% of the population and females 45%. It has a literacy rate of 67%, which is higher as compared to the national average of about 59.5%. Male literacy in the city is 70%, while that of females is about 30%. 15% of the population is under 6 years old. Kannada, Hyderabadi Urdu, and English are the primary languages spoken over here in the city.


The population density of Gulbarga is 8275 people per square kilometer. The population has gone up by 26% in the previous 10 years. In 2001 the population of the city was around 4.2 lakh. The population growth rate of females is 28.9%, which is 5.1% higher as compared to the male population growth rate of about 23.8%.

The population growth rate of the city has been going at a good pace in the last few years and it is expected that the population growth rate of Gulbarga will speed up in the years to come.


  1. The weather, for the most part, is dry with temperatures extending from 8 °C to 45 °C and a yearly precipitation of around 750 mm. It is partitioned into three primary seasons. The midyear keeps going from late February to mid-June. It is then followed by the southwest storm, which endures from late June to late September. This is then followed by a dry winter climate until the middle of the month of January.

  2. The primary crops are groundnuts, pulses, and rice. Gulbarga as a city is the biggest maker of toor dal in the state of Karnataka.

  3. The biggest accumulation of Islamic craftsmanship is seen just at the domed roof and dividers are embellished with painting containing calligraphy outlines and botanical, flower plants and geometric examples inside the fourteenth-century tomb of Sufi saint Syed Shah Qhabulullah Husayni with characteristic hues.

  4. With the victory of the Deccan by Aurangzeb in the seventeenth century, the city passed under the Mughal Empire. In the eighteenth century, with the decay of the Mughal Empire, Asaf Jha framed the Hyderabad State, in which a noteworthy piece of the Gulbarga territory was additionally included.

  5. The historical backdrop of Gulbarga dates to the sixth century. The Rashtrakutas picked up control over the locale, yet the Chalukyas recaptured their space inside a brief period and ruled for more than 200 years.