Population of Karnal 2021 | Karnal District Population

Population of Karnal 2021

Karnal is a city in the state of Haryana, India. It was part of the National Capital Region (NCR) & at a distance of 131 Km from Delhi. The city of Karnal said to have been founded by Raja Karna, of the Mahabharta fame, spring into prominence in 1739 when Nadir Shah defeated Muhammad Shah at Karnal.

Karnal Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Karnal City in 2011 is 2,86,827 (2.87 Lakhs) of which the male population is 1,51,287 and the female population is 1,35,540


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Karnal for 2011 is 3297 people per sq. km. Karnal city administers area is 87 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Karnal City in 2011 was 84.60 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 88.89 % and 79.88 % respectively. Total literate in Karnal city was 215,199 of which 118,533are males while 96,666 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Karnal, it stood at 896 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 809 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 32,468 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 17,945 are boys while 14,523 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 809. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.32 % of the total population of Karnal City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Karnal in 2021 - 3.40 lakhs (approx)

Karnal CityTotalMaleFemale
Population (Census 2011)2,86,827
(2.87 Lacs)
Children (0-6)32,46817,94514,523
Average Literacy (%)84.60 %88.89 %79.88 %
Sex ratio896 
Child Sex ratio809 


Karnal District Population

Karnal district is one of the 22 districts of Haryana state in India.  As per census 2011, Karnal District’s population is 15,05,324(15 Lakhs) of which 7,97,712 are males and 7,07,612 are females. The literacy rate is 74.73% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 887. The child sex ratio is 824