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Kollam Population 2023

Kollam, known by its former name Quilon is a coastal city In the Indian state of Kerala. It is situated 66 kilometers north of the state capital Trivandrum. Kollam is the 4th largest city in Kerala and the fourth largest in terms of corporation area. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Kollam City in 2011 was 349,033 (3.49 Lakhs), and the Estimated Population of Kollam in 2024 is 4.25 lakh.

Census 2011 Details

Let’s have a look at the last census figures held in the year 2011

Kollam CityCensus 2011
Total Population349,033 ( 3.49 lacs)
Male Population168,076
Female Population180,957
Density of Population4780 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)92.10 %
% of Male Literates93.85 %
% of Female Literates62.59 %
Sex Ratio1077
Child Sex Ratio954
Children (0-6 years)31,304
Boys (0-6yrs)16,018
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)15,286

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Kollam City in 2011 was 349,033 (3.49 Lakh) of which the male population was 168,076 and the female population was 180,957


The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Kollam for 2011 is 4780 people per sq. km. Kollam city administers area is 73 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Kollam City in 2011 was 92.10 %. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 93.85 % and 90.50%. respectively. The total literate in Kollam city was 292,641 of which 142,714 are males while 149,927 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Kollam, it stood at 1077 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio was 954 girls per 1000 boys


Data regarding children under 0-6 years of age were also collected in the census enumeration. There were a total of 31,304 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total  16,018 are boys while 15,286 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 954. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 8.97 % of the total population of Kollam City.

Kollam District Population

Kollam district (formerly Quilon) is one of 14 districts of the state of Kerala, India.  As per census 2011, Kollam district population is 2,635,375 (26.35 Lakhs) of which 1,246,968 are males and 1,388,407 are females. The literacy rate is 94.09% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 1113. The child sex ratio is 973.

Kollam DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population2,635,375 (26.35 Lakhs)
Male Population1,246,968
Female Population1,388,407
District Area2,483
Density of Population1061 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)94.09%
Sex Ratio1113
Child Sex Ratio973

Source: Census 2011

Population of Kollam 2023 | Kollam District Population