Puri Town city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Orissa State/UT.
The current estimate population of Puri Town city in 2023 is
, while Puri Town metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Puri Town city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Puri Town city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Puri Town city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Puri Town in 2011 is 200,564.
Puri Town Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Puri Town city are 160,301 of which 86,328 are males while 73,973 are females. Average literacy rate of Puri Town city is 88.03 percent of which male and female literacy was 91.38 and 84.43 percent.
The sex ratio of Puri Town city is 927 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 922 per 1000 boys.
Puri Town Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Puri Town city numbers 14,522 in which population of 70,457 resides. This is around 35.13% of total population of Puri Town city.
Puri Town Religion
Hinduism is majority religion in Puri Town city with 97.84 % followers.
Christianity is second most popular religion in Puri Town city with 1.07 % following it.
In Puri Town city, Islam is followed by 0.75 %, Jainism by 0.01 %, Sikhism by 0.02 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.29 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.