The Census 2011 Information on Population of Kanpur City
Population of Kanpur 2022
Kanpur is the second-largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is the 12th most populous city and the 11th most populous urban agglomeration in India. Its largest urban agglomeration in Uttar Pradesh.
As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Kanpur City in 2011 is 2,765,348 ( 27.65 Lakh) & its estimated population of Kanpur in 2022 is 31 lakh or 3.1 million
Source: Census 2011
Population of Kanpur in 2022 - 31 lakhs (approx)
|Kanpur City||Census 2011||2022 Estimate|
|Total Population||2,765,348 (27.65 Lakhs)||31 lakh ( 3.1 million)|
|Male Population||1,489,062||16. 40 lakh|
|Female Population||1,276,286||14.40 lakh|
|Average Literacy (%)||82.42%|
|% of Male Literates||84.50%|
|% of Female Literates||80.00%|
|Child Sex Ratio||861|
|Children (0-6 years)||267,136|
Kanpur Historical Population
As per Census 2011, Kanpur city has a population growth rate of 8.39% during 2001-2011. It’s expected to have a population growth rate of around 10% during 2011-2021.
At the start of the 20th century, Kanpur’s population was 2 lakh & it took 40 years to double that. With the Independence of India, the population saw steady growth & it reached 1 million in the 1970 & 2.5 million by the start of 21st century. In last two decades, population growth slowed a bit and hovering around 10%.
Let’s look at population & percentage change from Year 19o1 to 2021.
|Year||Population||Actual Change||Percentage Change|
Sources: Census 2011
Kanpur Population - Census 2011
As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Kanpur City in 2011 is 2,765,348 (27.65 Lakh) of which the male population is 1,489,062 and the female population is 1,276,286
The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Kanpur for 2011 is 10358 people per sq. km. Kanpur city administers area is 260 sq. km & metro area is 267 sq km
The average literacy rate of Kanpur City in 2011 was 82.42%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 84.50% and 80.00% respectively. Total literate in Kanpur city was 2,059,105 of which 1,136,966 are males while 922,139 are females.
With regards to the Sex Ratio in Kanpur, it stood at 857 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 861 girls per 1000 boys
In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 267,136 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 143,519 are boys while 123,617 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 9861. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.66 % of the total population of Kanpur City
Sources: Census 2011
Kanpur Metropolitan Population
Kanpur metropolitan area* is the 11th most populous urban agglomeration in India. It is also the second-largest city proper and the largest urban agglomeration in Uttar Pradesh. A
s per census 2011, Kanpur urban/metropolitan population is 2,920,496. The male population of which is 1,572,334 while the female population is 1,348,162. The literacy rate is 82.28% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 857. The child sex ratio is 863 & Its estimated population in 2022 is 32 lakh
*An urban agglomeration or metropolitan area is a continuous urban spread constituting a town and its adjoining outgrowths (OGs), or two or more physically contiguous towns together with or without outgrowths of such towns
Kanpur Nagar District Population
Kanpur District was divided into two districts, namely Kanpur Nagar and Kanpur Dehat in the year 1977. The two were reunited again in 1979 and again separated in 1981.
Kanpur Nagar district (Urban Kanpur District) is one of the districts of the Uttar Pradesh state of India. It covers an area of 10,863 sq. km. As per census 2011, Kanpur Nagar District’s population is 4,581,268 (45.81 Lakhs). The male population of which is 2,459,806 while the female population is 2,121,462. The literacy rate is 79.65% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 862. The child sex ratio is 873