Most Populous City of India
Mumbai is the most populous city of India. The
estimated population of Mumbai is about 18 million (as of 2006). Mumbai
has a population density of about 29,000 persons per square kilometer.
The sex ratio of Greater Bombay district, in which the city of Mumbai
falls, has reduced from 791 in 1991 to 774 in 2001. The overall literacy
rate of the Mumbai is above 86%, which is higher than the national
average. The religious composition of the city include: Hindus (68%),
Muslims (17%), Christians (4%), and Jains (4%). The remainder section of
the population comprises of Parsis, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jews and atheists.