Karnataka Population 2024

Karnataka is a state in the southern region of India. It is the largest state in South India. It is the sixth-largest Indian state by area and the eighth-largest state by population. As per the Population projection report of Census India, the estimated projected population of  Karnataka in 2024 is 68,115,000 (6.8 Crore)

Future Population Projection

YearPopulation
201161,095,000
201664,229,000
202166,845,000
202668,962,000
203170,652,000
203671,948,000

Karnataka has a population growth rate of 2011-2021 of 9.41%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 6.68 Crore* an increase of around 58 lakhs from 2011.

Karnataka Census 20112021 
Total Population61,095,297 (6.10 Crore)66,845,000 (6.68 Crore)
Male Population30,966,6573.39 Crore
Female Population30,128,6403.29 Crore
Total Area191,791 km2
Pop. Density319349
Sex Ratio973971
Average Literacy (%)75.40% 
Median Age27.4331.45
Population Growth rate10.006.2
Fertility Rate1.861.64
Life Expectancy (Male)67.2169.71
Life Expectancy (Female)70.8773.27
Formation01-Nov-56 
Capital CityBangalore 

 

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projection Report 

Karnataka Historical Population

Karnataka has a population growth rate of  9.41% during 2011-2021. In 1910 Population of Karnataka was  1.30 Crore & Year 2011 it was estimated at 6.68 Crore, an increase of almost 5.38 Crore. 

Let’s look at decade population & percentage change from the Year 1910 to 2011

Census YearPopulationAbsolute ChangePercentage Change
190113,054,754–   
191113,525,251+470,497   +3.60         
192113,377,599-147,652-1.09
193114,632,992+1,255,393   +9.38         
194116,255,368+1,622,376   +11.09         
195119,401,956+3,146,588   +19.36         
196123,586,772+4,184,816   +21.57         
197129,299,014+5,712,242   +24.22         
198137,135,714+7,836,700   +26.75         
199144,977,201+7,841,487   +21.12         
200152,850,562+7,873,361   +17.51         
201161,095,297+8,244,735   +15.60         
202166,845,000+5,749,703   +9.41         

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projection Report 

Karnataka Population 2024 | Future Population Projection