Warangal City and District Population

Warangal is a city in the Indian state of Telangana. With a population of over 7 lakhs, Warangal is the second-most populous city in the state after the capital Hyderabad. It is one of the eleven cities in the country to have been chosen for the Heritage City by the Government of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Warangal City in 2011 is 6,15,998 (6.15 Lakh).

Estimated Population of Warangal in 2024 - 8 lakh

Warangal CityCensus 2011
Total Population 615,998 (6.15 Lakhs)
Male Population 308,509
Female Population 307,489
Average Literacy (%) 83.30%
% of Male Literates 90.39%
% of Female Literates76.22%
Sex Ratio997
Child Sex Ratio948
Children (0-6 years)59,195 

Sources: Census 2011

As per Census 2011, Warangal has a population growth rate of 10.09% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 10% during 2011-2021.

Let’s look at population & percentage change from  Year 1901 to 2021.

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
2021 (estimate)680,00064,00210.39%

Sources: Census 2011

Census 2011 Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Warangal City in 2011 is 6,15,998 (6.15 Lakhs) of which the male population is 3,08,509 and the female population is 3,07,489


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Warangal for 2011 is 2000 people per sq. km. The Warangal city administers an area is 406 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Warangal City in 2011 was 83.30 % If things are looked out at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 90.39% and 76.22% respectively. The total literate in Warangal city was 463,801 of which 251,406 are males while 212,395 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Warangal, it stood at 997 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 997 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 948 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of  59,195  children under the age of 0-6 years. Of a total 30,380  are boys while 28,815 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 948. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.61 % of the total population of Warangal City.

Warangal District Population

As per the census 2011, the Warangal Urban District population is 10,93,841 (10.93 Lakh) and its estimated population in 2024 is 14 lakh.

Warangal Urban DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population10,93,841
Male Population5,48,719
Female Population5,45,122
Average Literacy (%)68.04%
Sex Ratio993
Child Sex Ratio938
Population of Warangal 2024 | Warangal District Population