Population of Karnataka 2022

Population of Karnataka 2022

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 & the eighth largest state by population. As per the Population projection report of Census India, the estimated projected population of  Karnataka in 2022 is 67,268,000 (6.72 Crore)

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projection Report 

Karnataka Population 2011-2021

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

Population of Karnataka  in 2022 –  6.72 Crores
Karnataka Census 20112021 Estimates
Total Population 61,095,297 (6.10 Crore)6.68 Crore
Male Population30,966,6573.39 Crore
Female Population30,128,6403.29 Crore
Sex Ratio973971
Population Density319/km2349/km2
Population Rank8th
Total Area191,791 km2
Area Rank6th
Average Literacy (%)75.40%
Formation1 November 1956
Capital CityBangalore

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projection Report 

Karnataka Historic 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’s 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