Population of Puducherry 2021 | Districts in Puducherry

Population of Puducherry 2021

Puducherry earlier Pondicherry is a union territory in the southern part of India. It was formed out of four territories of former French India, namely Pondichéry, Karikal (Karaikal), Mahé and Yanaon (Yanam). Its the 29th most populous and the third most densely populated of the states and union territories of India. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Puducherry  in 2011 is 1,247,953 (12.48 Lakhs)

Puducherry Population 2011-2021

Puducherry has a population growth rate during 2011-2021 of 13.27%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 14.32 Lakhs* an increase of around 84K from 2011.

Population of Puducherry  in 2021 – 14.32 lakhs (Approx)

Andhra PradeshCensus 2011
Total Population1,247,953 (12.48 Lakhs)
Male Population612,511
Female Population635,442
Total Area483 km2 
Area Rank34th
Population Density2900/km2
Population Rank29th
Average Literacy (%)85.8%
Sex Ratio1037
Capital CityPondicherry
Formation16 August 1962

Source: Census 2011 & UIAI for 2021 Estimates

Top Cities in Puducherry by Population

  • Ozhukarai
  • Puducherry

List of Districts in Puducherry

As of 2021, there are 4 Districts in Puducherry.

#DistrictPopulation (2011)Area (km²)Density (/km²)
1Karaikal2,00,2221571,275
2Mahé41,81694,646
3Puducherry9,50,2892933,232
4Yanam55,626301,854

Source: Census 2011