Raurkela (Raurkela Town) Population 2023
Raurkela city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Raurkela Metropolitan Region. The Raurkela city is located in Orissa state of India.
The current estimate population of Raurkela city in 2023 is 374,000 , while Raurkela metro population is estimated at 760,000 . The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Raurkela city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Raurkela city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Raurkela city, we will update the same here in 2023. As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Raurkela in 2011 is 272,721. Although Raurkela city has population of 272,721; its urban / metropolitan population is 552,239.
Raurkela Literacy Rate and Sex RatioIn education section, total literates in Raurkela city are 211,189 of which 117,320 are males while 93,869 are females. Average literacy rate of Raurkela city is 86.98 percent of which male and female literacy was 91.18 and 82.25 percent. The sex ratio of Raurkela city is 888 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 895 per 1000 boys.
Raurkela Slum PopulationTotal no. of Slums in Raurkela city & its Out Growth numbers 26,297 in which population of 114,468 resides. This is around 35.77% of total population of Raurkela city & its outgrowth which is 320,040.
Raurkela ReligionHinduism is majority religion in Raurkela city with 82.00 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Raurkela with approximately 8.12 % following it. In Raurkela city, Christinity is followed by 7.36 %, Jainism by 0.17 %, Sikhism by 1.27 % and Buddhism by 0.04 %. Around 0.96 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.08 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
|Not Stated||0.08 %||249|
Raurkela Future Population 2021-2031
|Raurkela City 2011||Total||Male||Female|
|City + Out Growths||320,040||169,095||150,945|
|Average Literacy (%)||86.98 %||91.18 %||82.25 %|
Raurkela Metropolitan Region
Raurkela city comes under Raurkela Metropolitan area.
|Average Literacy (%)||85.91 %||90.58 %||80.75 %|
|Raurkela Metropolitan Areas|
|I.D.L.Factory & Other Colony Area, Jalda Town, Kulunga Industrial Estate & Other Colony Area, Kulunga Industrial Estate & Other Colony Area (OG) (Ward 35), Kulunga Industrial Estate & Other Colony Area (OG) (Ward 36), Kulunga Industrial Estate & Other Colony Area (OG) (Ward 37), Kulunga Industrial Estate & Other Colony Area (OG) (Ward 38), Kulunga Industrial Estate & Other Colony Area (OG) (Ward 39), Kulunga Industrial Estate & Other Colony Area (OG) (Ward 40), Kulunga Industrial Estate & Other Colony Area (OG) (Ward 41), Raurkela, and Raurkela Industrial Township (IT)|