Population of Kozhikode 2021

Population of Kozhikode 2021

Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is a City in an Indian State of Kerala. Its third largest city & second-largest urban agglomeration in the State of Kerala.

Kozhikode Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Kozhikode City in 2011 is 432,097 (4.32 Lakhs) of which the male population is 206,494 and the female population is 225,603.


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Kozhikode for 2011 is 3662 people per sq. km. Kozhikode city administers area is 118 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Kozhikode City in 2011 was 96.80 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 97.93 % and 95.78%. respectively. Total literate in Kozhikode city was 378,033 of which 181,451 are males while 196,582 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Kozhikode, it stood at 1093 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 960 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 41,574 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total  21,208 are boys while 20,366  are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 960. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.62% of the total population of Kozhikode City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Kozhikode in 2021 – 4.80 lakhs (approx)

Kozhikode CityCensus 2011
Total Population432,097 ( 4.32 lacs)
Male Population206,494
Female Population225,603
Density of Population 3662 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)96.80 %
% of Male Literates97.93 %
% of Female Literates95.78%
Sex Ratio1093
Child Sex Ratio960
Children (0-6 years)41,574
Boys (0-6yrs)21,208
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)20,366

Sources: Census 2011

Kozhikode District Population

Kozhikode or Calicut district, in the central part of the former Malabar district, is a district of Kerala state, on the southwest coast of India.  As per census 2011, Kozhikode district population is 3,086,293 (30.87 Lakhs) of which 1,470,942 are males and 1,615,351 are females. The literacy rate is 95.08 % & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 1098. The child sex ratio is 969.

Kozhikode DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population3,086,293 (30.87 Lakhs)
Male Population1,470,942
Female Population1,615,351
District Area2,345
Density of Population1,316 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)95.08%
Sex Ratio1098
Child Sex Ratio969

Source: Census 2011