Patna city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Patna Metropolitan Region. The Patna city is located in Bihar state of India.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Patna in 2011 is 1,684,222; of which male and female are 893,399 and 790,823 respectively. Although Patna city has population of 1,684,222; its urban / metropolitan population is 2,049,156 of which 1,087,285 are males and 961,871 are females.
Patna Population 2022 - 2023
The current estimate population of Patna city in 2023 is
, while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Patna city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Patna city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Patna city, we will update the same here in 2023.
Patna Literacy Rate
In education section, total literates in Patna city are 1,234,931 of which 685,849 are males while 549,082 are females. Average literacy rate of Patna city is 83.37 percent of which male and female literacy was 87.35 and 78.89 percent.
Patna Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of Patna city is 885 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 877 per 1000 boys.
Patna Child Population
Total children (0-6) in Patna city are 203,041 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 108,188 boys while 94,853 are girls. The child forms 12.06 % of total population of Patna City.
Total no. of Slums in Patna city & its Out Growth numbers 13,696 in which population of 77,034 resides. This is around 4.57% of total population of Patna city & its outgrowth which is 1,684,297.
Patna City Population 2011
City + Out Growths
Average Literacy (%)
Hinduism is majority religion in Patna city with 86.39 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Patna with approximately 12.27 % following it.
In Patna city, Christinity is followed by 0.51 %, Jainism by 0.09 %, Sikhism by 0.23 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.49 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.