Population of Puri, Odisha

Population of Puri, Odisha

Puri is a city in the state of Odisha in eastern India. It is also known as Sri Jagannatha Dhama after the 12th-century Jagannath Temple located in the city & is situated on the Bay of Bengal, 60 kilometers south of the state capital of Bhubaneswar. It is one of the original Char Dham pilgrimage sites for Hindus & is chosen as one of the Heritage cities in India

Puri Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Puri City in 2011 is 201,026 (2 Lakhs) of which the male population is 104,267 and the female population is 96,759


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Puri for 2011 is 12000 people per sq. km. Puri city administers area is 16.84 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Puri City in 2011 was 89.38 %. If things are looked out at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 92.84 % and 85.66%. respectively. Total literate in Puri city was 164,481 of which 88,504 are males while 75,977 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Puri, it stood at 928 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 902 girls per 1000 boys


In the census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 17,000 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total  8,939 are boys while 8,061 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 902. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 8.5 % of the total population of Puri City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Puri in 2021 – 2.1o lakhs (approx)

Puri CityCensus 2011
Total Population201,026 ( 2 lacs)
Male Population104,267
Female Population96,759
Density of Population12000 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)89.38 %
% of Male Literates92.84 %
% of Female Literates85.66%
Sex Ratio928
Child Sex Ratio902
Children (0-6 years)17,000
Boys (0-6yrs)8,939
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)8,061

Sources: Census 2011

Puri District Population

Puri district is a coastal district of the Odisha state of India. As per census 2011, Puri district population is 1,698,730 (16.99 Lakhs) of which 865,380 are males and 833,350 are females. The literacy rate is 84.67% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 963. The child sex ratio is 932.

Puri DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population1,698,730 (16.99 Lakhs)
Male Population865,380
Female Population833,350
District Area3,479
Density of Population488 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)84.67%
Sex Ratio963
Child Sex Ratio932

Source: Census 2011