15 Richest Cities in India (by GDP)

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  • Post last modified:October 2, 2021

India is the world’s second-most populous country, with several large cities and densely inhabited areas. The Richest Cities are shown below, based on GDP (Gross Domestic Product) data from 2011. Many cities in India are densely inhabited, trade between them has improved, and transportation systems have been modernized. By 2025, the city’s GDP would have increased and changed drastically. GDP is used to rank India’s wealthiest cities.


15. Patna

This is the state capital and largest city of Bihar, as well as India’s 19th most populated city and 5th fastest expanding metropolis. It exports maize, sugarcane, sesame, and Patna rice, and the city has had steady economic growth, with the World Bank ranking Patna as India’s second-best city for starting a business.
GDP ($US): 10.5 billion

14. Indore

Indore is the state capital of Madhya Pradesh and is located on the southern border of the Malwa Plateau. It is home to the Madhya Pradesh Stock Exchange as well as a number of manufacturing units, including pharmaceutical and auto businesses.
GDP ($US): 14 billion

13. Nagpur

Nagpur is the third biggest city in Maharashtra and India’s 13th most populated city. It has two Reserve Bank branches and is regarded as the country’s 11th most competitive city.
GDP ($US): 15.1 billion

12. Lucknow

It is the state’s biggest and capital city. It is a significant center for research and development, with important businesses including aeronautics, machine tools, distillery chemicals, and furniture.
GDP ($US): 22 billion

11. Jaipur

Jaipur is the state capital and largest city in Rajasthan, as well as a popular tourist attraction known as the “pink city of India.” The city is a centre for textiles and other industries, as well as having branches of major information technology corporations.
GDP ($US): 24 billion

10. Surat

Surat is the capital of the Gujarat state, as well as India’s eighth biggest and fourth fastest-growing city. Textiles, diamonds, corporate sectors, and Information Technology are all well-known in the city, which has India’s fastest-growing GDP.
GDP ($US): 40 billion

9. Pune

Pune, Maharashtra’s second-largest city and India’s seventh-largest, is emerging as a key destination for information technology and industry. Pune has the country’s sixth-highest per capita income.
GDP ($US): 48 billion

8. Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam is Andhra Pradesh’s largest city, located on the southeast coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the state’s commercial centre and has grown into a significant economic destination. The city was named one of the world’s fastest-growing cities.
GDP ($US): 48 billion

7. Ahmadabad

Ahmadabad, the capital of Gujarat and India’s sixth-largest city, is the decade’s third fastest-growing metropolis. Many of the world’s largest corporations are headquartered in Ahmadabad, including those in the pharmaceutical and textile industries.
GDP ($US): 64 billion

6. Chennai

The biggest commercial and industrial hub of South India, located near the Bay of Bengal, is the capital and largest city of the state of Tamil Nadu. The city’s economy has a vast industrial foundation in the computer, technology, car, health, and hardware manufacturing sectors.
GDP ($US): 66 billion

5. Hyderabad

Hyderabad is the capital and largest city of Telangana, as well as India’s fourth-largest city. The city is the largest contributor to GDP, and the government of Telangana and India employs 197,253 people. The city is home to a number of significant industries, with information technology being one of them.

4. Bengaluru

Bengaluru is the state capital and third most populous city in Karnataka, which is located in southern India at an elevation of over 900 meters above sea level. It is India’s second-fastest-growing city and the fourth-fastest-moving consumer goods market.
GDP ($US): 83 billion

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3. Kolkata

Kolkata is the capital and largest city of the state of West Bengal, as well as the third richest city in India and the main commercial hub of East and North-East India. The city is home to many industrial units, including steel, heavy engineering, mining, minerals, cement, pharmaceuticals, food processing, agriculture, electronics, and textiles, with 40% of the labor force.
GDP ($US): 150 billion

2. Delhi

Delhi is India’s capital and second-biggest city, as well as the major commercial hub in northern India. Its workforce accounts for 32.82 percent of the country’s total population. Delhi boasts 129,000 industrial units, employing 1,440,000 people in the manufacturing sector, and has one of the fastest-growing retail businesses in the world.
GDP ($US): 167 billion

1. Mumbai

Mumbai is India’s largest city and the country’s economic center, as well as the country’s richest metropolis. It is located on the coast of Maharashtra state and serves as a major port for exports and imports by sea transportation. Mumbai contributes roughly 6% of the country’s overall GDP and employs 10% of the country’s manufacturing workers.GDP ($US): 209 billion


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