Population of Kerala 2021

Population of Kerala 2022

Kerala is a state in the southern region of India. It is the twenty-first largest state by area & the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Kerala in 2011 is 33,406,061 (3.34 Crore) & the estimated population of Kerala in 2022 is 35,633,000 (3.56 Crore)

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projection report

Kerala Population 2011-2021

Kerala has a population growth rate during 2011-2021 of 6.87%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 3.55 Crores* an increase of around 19 lakhs from 2011.

Population of Kerala in 2022 –  3.56 Crore (approx)
KeralaCensus 20112021 Estimates
Total Population33,406,061 (3.34 Crore)35,633,000
Male Population16,027,41217,113,000
Female Population17,378,64918,520,000
Sex Ratio10841082
Population Density860/km2917/km2
Population Rank13th
Total Area38863 sq. km
Area Rank21st
Average Literacy (%)94%96.20%
Formation01-Nov-56
Capital CityThiruvananthapuram

Source: Census 2011 & * Census Population Estimate Report & UIAI for 2021 Estimates

Kerala Historical Population

Kerala has a population growth rate of  4.91% during 2001-2011. In 1910 Population of Kerala was 64 lakh & Year 2021 it’s estimated to reach 3.55 Crore, an increase of almost 2.90 lakh. Let’s look at decade population & percentage change from the Year 1910 to 2021

Census YearPopulationAbsolute ChangePercentage Change
19016,396,262
19117,147,673+751,411   +11.75         
19217,802,127+654,454   +9.16         
19319,507,050+1,704,923   +21.85         
194111,031,541+1,524,491   +16.04         
195113,549,118+2,517,577   +22.82         
196116,903,715+3,354,597   +24.76         
197121,347,375+4,443,660   +26.29         
198125,453,680+4,106,305   +19.24         
199129,098,518+3,644,838   +14.32         
200131,841,374+2,742,856   +9.43         
2011  33,406,061+1,564,687   +4.91         

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projection report