NUMBER OF ARCHITECTS - As on 01.04.2008, there are a total of 29,085 i.e. approximately THIRTY THOUSAND Architects in India.

RATIO OF MALE TO FEMALE ARCHITECTS IN INDIA - Out of these

RATIO OF MALE TO FEMALE ARCHITECTS IN INDIA - Out of these

**thirty thousand Architects, 66%**(19,238) is MALE while**34%**(9847) is FEMALE.
SELF EMPLOYED ARCHITECTS IN INDIA - An interesting fact is that while almost

**half (46%)**of the male Architects are self employed, only about**32 %**of female Architects are self employed. This could be because the general perception about women Architects is that they are better suited to be interior designers and so people hesitate to approach a woman Architect for architectural services.AGE GROUP OF ARCHITECTS IN INDIA - Out of the Thirty thousand Architects in India, 15,000 Architects

**(50%)**are in the age group of

**20-35**and there are just about 1500 Architects

**(10%)**in the age group of

**66-75.**Surprisingly, there are

**267**Architects in the age group

**76-85,**and believe it or not there are

**54**Architects older than

**85**who are still practicing. Architecture being a creative field, one can just not fix an age of retirement. So if you have the enthusiasm for it, you could still be practicing at 90!

- MUMBAI has the largest number of Architects of around
**5000**. - DELHI has around
**4100**Architects, followed by - PUNE has around
**2000**Architects, - BANGALORE has around
**1900**Architects. - CHENNAI has
**1000**odd Architects. - KOLKATA has around
**800**Architects. - NAGPUR has
**730**Architects. - THANE has
**720**Architects. - HYDERABAD has
**630**Architects. - AHMEDABAD had around
**580**Architects. - NASHIK has around
**550**Architects. - CHANDIGARH where Le Corbusier left his indelible mark has around
**400**Architects. - LUCKNOW is not far behind with around
**390**Architects. - KHOLAPUR and VADODARA around
**340**and**315**Architects respectively. - JAIPUR, AURANGABAD and NOIDA have around
**260**Architects each. - BHOPAL and GURGAON have around
**250**Architects each. - TRIVANDRUM has
**210**Architects. - INDORE and SURAT have around
**190**Architects each. - COCHIN, BHUBANESHWAR,SECUNDERABAD and SOLAPUR have around
**170**Architects each. - GHAZIABAD and FARIDABAD have around
**140**Architects each. - PANCHKULA and SANGLI have around
**125**Architects each. - PATNA and AKOLA have around
**100**Architects each.

**ARCHITECTS IN THE STATES AND UNION TERRITORIES IN INDIA -**The number of Architects in the different States and Union Territories of India, varies from just 1 in Lakshadweep to almost 11,000 in Maharashtra

- ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS has
**15**. - ANDHRA PRADESH has
**1015.** - ARUNACHAL PRADESH has
**14.** - ASSAM has
**101.** - BIHAR has
**139.** - CHANDIGARH has
**410.** - CHATTISGARH has
**162.** - DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI has
**3.** - DAMAN & DIU has
**7.** - DELHI has
**4133.** - GOA has
**404.** - GUJARAT has
**1443.** - HARYANA has
**670.** - HIMACHAL PRADESH has
**157.** - JAMMU & KASHMIR has
**120.** - JHARKHAND has
**132.** - KARNATAKA has
**2419.** - KERALA has
**818.** - LAKSHADWEEP has
**1.** - MADHYA PRADESH has
**631.** - MAHARASHTRA has
**10,930.** - MANIPUR has
**27.** - MEGHALAYA has
**37.** - MIZORAM has
**20.** - NAGALAND has
**12.** - ORISSA has
**277.** - PONDICHERRY has
**51.** - PUNJAB has
**461.** - RAJASTHAN has
**375.** - SIKKIM has
**23.** - TAMIL NADU has
**1594.** - TRIPURA has
**10.** - UTTAR PRADESH has
**1290.** - UTTARAKHAND has
**161.** - WEST BENGAL has
**1014.**

**Also Read about:**

- LIST OF ARCHITECTS IN INDIA
- FAMOUS INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTS
- NATURE AND SCOPE OF WORK OF AN ARCHITECT
- ARCHITECT'S EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
- ADVANTAGE OF HIRING AN ARCHITECT
- ARCHITECT'S SCOPE OF SERVICES
- ARCHITECT'S PROFESSIONAL FEES IN INDIA
- ARCHITECT'S SCALE OF FEES
- ARCHITECT | STAGES OF PAYMENT
- SELECTING AN ARCHITECT
- FIRST MEETING WITH THE ARCHITECT

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