Population of Mathura 2021 | Mathura District Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Mathura City

Population of Mathura 2021

Mathura is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located 145 kilometers south-east of Delhi. Mathura is the birthplace of Krishna, which is located at the Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex. It is one of the Sapta Puri, the seven cities considered holy by Hindus. Mathura has been chosen as one of the heritage cities by the Government of India.

Mathura Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Mathura City in 2011 is 349,909 (3.49 Lakhs) of which the male population is 185,983 and the female population is 163,926


The average literacy rate of Mathura City in 2011 was 74.97 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 80.40 % and 68.84 % respectively. Total literate in Mathura city was 229,061 of which 130,336 are males while 98,725 are females.


With regard to the Sex Ratio in Mathura, it stood at 881 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 860 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 44,379 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 23,864 are boys while 20,515 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 860. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.68% of the total population of Mathura City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Mathura in 2021 - 4.10 lakhs (approx)

Mathura CityTotalMaleFemale
Population (Census 2011)3,49,909
(3.49 Lacs)
Children (0-6)44,37923,86420,515
Average Literacy (%)74.97 %80.40 %68.84 %
Sex ratio881 
Child Sex ratio860 


Mathura District Population

Mathura is a district of Uttar Pradesh in India. As per census 2011, Mathura District population is 2,547,184 (25.47 Lakhs) of which 13,67,125 are males and 11,80,059 are females. The literacy rate is 70.36% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 863. The child sex ratio is 870