As per the latest national census, the city’s population stands at 4,462,002, of which males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. The city has witnessed a massive population growth from the year 1941 till date. Hinduism is the most followed religion at 87%, followed by Islam at 7%. 4.7% of the population follows Jainism. Surat also has sizeable number of Parsi and Jewish populations. The average literacy rate is 89%, which is much higher than the national average of 79.5%.
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