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Kerala Population 2024

Kerala is a state in the southern region of India. It is the twenty-first-largest state by area and the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Kerala in 2011 was 33,406,061 (3.34 Crore) and The estimated population of Kerala in 2024 is 35,920,000 (3.6 Crore)

YearPopulation% Growth
201133,406,000
201634,578,0003.51%
202135,489,0002.63%
202636,207,0002.02%
203136,695,0001.35%
203636,949,0000.69%
Decadal Growth (2011-2021)
KeralaCensus 20112021 Estimates
Total Population33,406,061 (3.34 Crore)35,489,000
Male Population16,027,41217,043,000
Female Population17,378,64918,447,000
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 

Kerala Historical Population

Kerala has a population growth rate of  4.91% during 2001-2011. In 1910 Population of Kerala was 64 lakh and in the Year 2021, it reached 3.55 Crore, an increase of almost 2.90 lakh.

Let’s look at decade population and 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 (estimated)  33,406,061+1,564,687   +4.91         
Kerala Population 2024 | Future Population projections