Population of Raipur 2021 | Raipur District Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Raipur City

Population of Raipur 2021

Raipur is the capital city of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Its largest & most populated city of the Chhattisgarh. It’s one of the emerging cities in Central India with an excellent growth rate.

Raipur Population - Census 2011

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


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 226 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Raipur City in 2011 was 86.90%. If things are looked out 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.


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 Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 929 girls per 1000 boys


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

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Raipur in 2021 - 12 lakhs (approx)

Raipur CityCensus 2011
Total Population10,10,087 (10.10 Lakhs)
Male Population5,19,286
Female Population4,90,801
Total Literates 7,69,593
Male Literate 4,20,155 
Female Literates 3,49,438 
Average Literacy (%)86.90%
% of Male Literates92.39%
% of Female Literates81.10%
Sex Ratio945
Child Sex Ratio929
Children (0-6 years)124,471
Boys (0-6yrs)64,522
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)59,949

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 District Population

Raipur district is a district in the Chhattisgarh state of India. With a population of 4 million (40 lakh), 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 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 %.


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