Population of Lucknow 2021 | Lucknow District population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Lucknow City

Population of Lucknow 2021

Lucknow is the capital city of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. As per Census 2011, it’s the Eleventh-most populous city in India. With a population of close to 3 million, it’s Uttar Pradesh’s largest populated city.

Lucknow Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Lucknow City in 2011 is 28,17,105 ( 28.17 Lakhs) of which the male population is 14,60,970 and the female population is 13,56,135. 


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Lucknow is 5500 people per sq. km. Lucknow city administers area is 631 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Lucknow City in 2011 was 82.50%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 86.04% and 78.70% respectively. Total literate in Lucknow city was 20,81,727 of which 11,24,261 are males while 9,57,466 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Lucknow, it stood at 928 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 904 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 2,93,697 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 1,54,226 are boys while 1,39,471 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 904. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.43 % of the total population of Lucknow City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Lucknow in 2021 - 33 lakhs (approx)

Lucknow CityCensus 2011
Total Population28,17,105 ( 28.17 Lakhs)
Male Population1,460,970
Female Population1,356,135
Total Literates2,081,727
Male Literate1,24,261
Female Literates957,466
Average Literacy (%)82.50%
% of Male Literates86.04%
% of Female Literates78.70%
Sex Ratio940
Child Sex Ratio904
Children (0-6 years)293,697
Boys (0-6yrs)154,226
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)139,471

Lucknow Metropolitan Population

Lucknow is the second largest Metropolitan region* in Uttar Pradesh after Kanpur. As per census 2011, Lucknow urban/metropolitan population is 29,02,290 of which 15,09,451 are males and 13,93,469 are females. The literacy rate is 82.51% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 923. The child sex ratio is 904.

*An urban agglomeration/ metropolitian is a continuous urban spread constituting a town and its adjoining outgrowths (OGs), or two or more physically contiguous towns together with or without outgrowths of such towns.


Lucknow District Population

Lucknow district is a district located in the State of Uttar Pradesh state in India. As per census 2011, Lucknow District’s population is 45,89,838 (45.89 Lacs) of which 2,394,476 are males and 2,195,362 are females. The literacy rate is 77.29 % & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 917. The child sex ratio is 915.

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