Jabalpur City and District Population

Jabalpur is one of the major cities in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. As per the 2011 census, it is the fourth-largest populated city in Madhya Pradesh and the country’s 40th-largest City. It is known for the Dhuandhar Falls and the white Marble Rocks.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Jabalpur City in 2011 is 10,55,525 (10.55 Lakh) and the estimated population of Jabalpur in 2024 is 12 lakh.

Jabalpur Population in 2024 - 12 lakh (approx)

Jabalpur CityCensus 2011
Total Population10,55,525 (10.55 Lakh)
Male Population5,45,510
Female Population5,10,015
Average Literacy (%)87.39 %
Sex Ratio935
Child Sex Ratio904
City Area129 sq. km.
Pop. Density8170 per sq. km.

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Jabalpur Historical Population

As per Census 2011, Jabalpur has a population growth rate of 10.94% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 8% during 2011-2021.

Let’s look at population & percentage change from the Year 1901 to 2021.

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
2021 (estimate)1,140,00084,4758.00%

Sources: Census 2011

Demographic Details


The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Jabalpur for 2011 is 8170 people per sq. km. Jabalpur city administers area is 129.20 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Jabalpur City in 2011 was 87.39 %. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 90.78 % and  83.77 %. respectively. The total literate in Jabalpur city was  825,006 of which  442,075 are males while  382,931 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Jabalpur, it stood at 935 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 904 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 111,425  children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total 58,515 are boys while 52,910 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 904. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.56  % of the total population of Jabalpur City

Jabalpur District Population

The area of the district is 5,198 km² with a population of more than 2 million. As of 2011, it is the second most populous district of Madhya Pradesh after Indore. As per census 2011, Jabalpur District population is 2,463,289 (24.63 Laks) of which 12,77,278 are males and 11,86,011 are females. The literacy rate is 81.07%  & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 929. 

The estimated population of Jabalpur District in 2024 is 28 lakh

Jabalpur CityCensus 2011
Total Population2,463,289
Dist Area5198 sq. km.
Pop. Density470 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)81.307 %
Sex Ratio929
Child Sex Ratio923
City Area129 sq. km.
Pop. Density8170 per sq. km.
Population of Jabalpur 2024 | Jabalpur District population

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