Raipur Population 2024

Raipur is the capital city of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It’s the largest and most populated city in Chhattisgarh. It’s one of the emerging cities in Central India with an excellent growth rate. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Raipur City in 2011 was 10,10,087 (10.10 Lakh). The estimated population of Raipur City in 2024 is 12.60 Lakh (1.26 million).

Let’s have a look at the last census figures held in the year 2011

Raipur City Census 2011 2024 Estimate
Total Population 10,10,087  12.60 lakh
Male Population 5,19,286 6.47 lakh
Female Population 4,90,801 6.13 lakh
Raipur Demography 2011 Census
Average Literacy (%) 86.90%
% of Male Literates 92.39%
% of Female Literates 81.10%
Sex Ratio 945
Child Sex Ratio 929
Children (0-6 years) 124,471

Source: Census 2011

Raipur Metropolitan Population

The Raipur Metropolitan region/ urban agglomeration* had a population of 1,122,555 (12.22 Laks) of which males constitute 578,339, females constitute 544,216 . The sex ratio of 941 females per 1000 males and 142,826 children are in the age group of 0–6 years. There are a total of 846,952 literates with an effective literacy rate of 86.45%.

*An urban agglomeration 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.

Raipur Historical Population

As per Census 2011, Raipur has a population growth rate of 42.82% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 17% during 2011-2021.

At the start of the 20th century, Raipur’s population was just 32 thousand & reached  1 million in 20111. Let’s look at population & percentage change from  Year 19o1 to 2021.

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
190132,114
191135,3353,22110.03%
192138,3413,0068.51%
193145,3907,04918.39%
194163,46518,07539.82%
195189,80426,33941.50%
1961139,79249,98855.66%
1971205,98666,19447.35%
1981338,245132,25964.21%
1991452,301114,05633.72%
2001707,469255,16856.42%
20111,010,433302,96442.82%
20211,180,000169,56716.78%

Sources: Census 2011

Census 2011 Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Raipur City in 2011 was 10,10,087 (10.10 Lakhs) of which the male population was 5,19,286 and the female population was 4,90,801

DENSITY

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Raipur for 2011 is 4500 people per sq. km. Raipur City administers an area of 147 sq. km

LITERACY RATE

The average literacy rate of Raipur City in 2011 was 86.90%. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 92.39% and 81.10% respectively. Total literate in Raipur city was 7,69,593 of which 4,20,155 are males while 3,49,438 are females.

SEX RATIO

With regards to the Sex Ratio in Raipur, it stood at 945 females 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 was 929 girls per 1000 boys

CHILD POPULATION

In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 124,471 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total 64,522 are boys while 59,949 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 929. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.73 % of the total population of Raipur City

Sources: Census 2011

Raipur District Population

Raipur district is a district in the Chhattisgarh state of India. With a population of 4 million (40 lahks), it is the most populous district of Chhattisgarh. Raipur district is spread over an area of 2892 Sq Km.

As per the Census of India, the population of the Raipur district in 2011 is 4,063,872 (40.64 Laks) of which males constitute 2,048,186 and females constitute 2,015,686. The sex ratio of 984 females per 1000 males and 583,382 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. There are a total of 2,629,749 literates with an effective literacy rate of 75.56 %.

Population of Raipur 2024 | Raipur District Population

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