Population of Moradabad 2019

Moradabad is a beautiful city in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It was set up in 1625 A.D. by Rustam Khan and is named after sovereign Murad Baksh, the child of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is known as the Brass City for its brass handicrafts industry. It is likewise the divisional central station of Northern Railway. Moradabad is a noteworthy industrial city and export center point. The city’s handicrafts industry represents over 40% of the aggregate handicraft exports from India.

population of Moradabad 2019

The structures around the city in the current time still signify the Mughal designs and it gives the vibes of a rich past with different rulers ruling the city of Moradabad. Like most parts of Uttar Pradesh, the food over here has a charm to it with its own version of Mughlai Biryani. Additionally, Moradabad is also known for its amazing street food in the form of kachoris, puchkas, and others.


To know precisely the number of inhabitants in Moradabad in the year 2019, the population figures of the past 5 years should be checked. They are as per the following:

  1. 2014 – 932,562
  2. 2015 – 951,915
  3. 2016 – 972,874
  4. 2017 – 988,389
  5. 2018 – 1,108,381

The population of Moradabad from the time frame of 2014-18 has been listed above and it is noticed that the population increases by 175,819 in the span of the last 5 years. In terms of average, the population goes up by about 35,163.8 every year. The population of Moradabad in 2019 is estimated to be 1,108,381 + 35,163.8 = 1,143,544.8. So, the population of Moradabad in the year 2019 as per estimates = 1,143,544.8.

Moradabad Population 2019 –1,143,544.8. (estimated).


According to reports of Census India, the populace of the city in 2011 is 887,871; the population of males at 464,580 and females 423,291 separately. The total number of literates in Moradabad is 530,584 with 291,605 males and 238,979 are females. The literacy rate is 68.75 percent, male literacy at 72.22% and females at 64.95 %. The sex ratio is 911 females for 1000 males. The number of slums in Moradabad numbers 21,477 and about 119,695 live in it.


The population density of Moradabad is 2500 persons per square kilometer. It has been recorded that the city’s population growth rate for the last 10 years has been 38.4%, which is a substantial figure. It is expected that the city of Moradabad will have a similar population growth rate for the coming 10 years.


  1. Moradabad was built up as an office for the Chaupala pargana amid Emperor Akbar’s administration. In AD 1624 the city was captured by Rustam Khan, the Governor of Sambhal during that period who named it Rustam Nagar. Afterward, in AD 1625 its named was changed to Moradabad.

  2. The Police Training College was before known as Police Training School, built up in Allahabad in the year 1878 under an Assistant Superintendent of Police. It was moved to Moradabad in the year of 1901. The institute has two other police colleges as well.

  3. Moradabad sends out items worth Rs. 4500 crore yearly. Numerous different items, for instance, metal products, aluminum, and crystal are likewise sent out according to the need of foreign purchasers.

  4. It is a noteworthy modern city and export center. Its city’s handicraft industry represents over 40% of aggregate handicraft exports from India.

  5. It is located on the banks of the Ramganga River. The Ramganga streams toward the south-west from the Kumaun Himalaya. It is also a tributary of the Ganga.