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Kota City and District Population

Kota is a city located in the state of Rajasthan. With a population of over 10 Lakhs, it is the third most populous city of Rajasthan after Jaipur and Jodhpur, & the 46th most populous city in India. Kota was ranked the second most livable city in the state (after Jaipur) & included among 98 Indian cities for Smart Cities Mission. It’s a Coaching hub for Engineering Examinations.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Kota City in 2011 is 10,01,694 (10.01 Laks) and the estimated population of Kota City in 2024 is 14 Lakh

Population of Kota in 2024 - 14 lakh (approx)

Kota CityCensus 2011
Total Population10,01,694 (10.01 Laks)
Male Population5,28,601
Female Population4,73,093
Density of Population1900 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)82.80%
% of Male Literates 89.49 %
% of Female Literates75.33 %.
Sex Ratio895
Child Sex Ratio885
Children (0-6 years)1,21,634
Boys (0-6yrs)64,525
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)57,109

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Kota Historical Population

As per Census 2011, Kota has a population growth rate of 42.46% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 18% during 2011-2021.

Let’s look at population & percentage change from  Year 1901 to 2021.

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
2021 (estimate)1,180,000178,30617.80%

Sources: Census 2011

Census 2011 Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Kota City in 2011 was 10,01,694 (10.01 Laks) of which the male population was 5,28,601 and the female population was 4,73,093


The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Kota for 2011 is 1900 people per sq. km. Kota City administers an area is 521 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Kota City in 2011 was  82.80%. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 89.49 % and 75.33 %. respectively. Total literate in Kota city was 7,28,664  of which 4,15,305  are males while 3,13,359  are females.


With regard to the Sex Ratio in Kota, it stood at 895 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 is 885 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 1,21,634 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total  64,525 are boys while 57,109  are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 885 In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed  12.14 % of the total population of Kota City

Sources: Census 2011

Kota District Population

Kota District is a district of the state of Rajasthan, India. As per the census 2011, the Kota District population is 1,951,014 (19.51 Lakhs) of which 1,021,161 are males and 4,63,884 are females. The literacy rate is 76.56% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 911. The child sex ratio is 899. The Estimated population of Kota District in 2024 is 24 Lakh

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